Essay On Due Process Rights

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All three cases presented provide clear violation of due process rights under the fourteenth amendment. These landmark cases display a breech in our law enforcement and judicial systems code of ethics. Due process rights are bound by the constitution from the sixth and fourteenth amendment to uphold mandatory rights as citizens of the United States. In earlier years in history there were many cases presented that established the laws and ethics within our justice system. Brady v. Maryland, Goglio v. United States, and United States v. Agurs were cases that sought in making a difference in how due process rights are distributed to the citizens of the United States. These cases present numerous issues were found conflicted among the same very forces we rely on to help enforce the laws.
Brady v. Maryland was a significant because it ruled that it was unethical for the prosecution to withhold exculpatory evidence that would create a different ruling for the entire case. There are two angles in which due process rights were questioned within the case that stirred controversy. The first was the withholding of evidence that could create a more favorable outcome for the sentencing for the defendant with the admission of
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There are a lot more cases that deal with due process such as for an example Hurtado v. California that showed how the indictment of by a grand jury is necessary in deciding the fates of cases that are brought to the court of law. Without the efforts of these cases enforcing the constitution many citizens could suffer the fate of serving unnecessary time for a crime that was committed but failed to give them favorable odds of a fair trial. In the last few years civil rights cases such as Travyon Martin, have made African Americans feel like a target. Due process laws may have been followed but the ethics in the case allowed the general public to be in
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