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14th Amendment Equal Protection Clause

Lea en español The Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment prohibits states from denying any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the law. In other words, the laws of a state must treat an individual in the same manner as other people in similar conditions and circumstances. A violation would occur, for […]

5th Amendment

Lea en español What is the 5th Amendment Law? The principles contained in the 5th Amendment are vital to a person accused of a crime. Although the amendment contains several provisions, four elements protect a person accused of a crime: the right against compelled self-incrimination, the right to a grand jury, the right of protection […]