The following discussion comes from your week 4 readings. Outside research to address these issues is encouraged. I would suggest using the online library for additional sources of information and research. In addition, I would recommend utilizing the legal studies program guide. Please remember to cite your references.
The Fifth Amendment protect individuals against self- incrimination. The Sixth Amendment affords individuals protections in the criminal process.
This discussion asks you to examine the rights afforded to individuals under the Fifth and Sixth Amendment.
Please thoroughly discuss each of the following:
- Discuss the difference between an arrest and a custodial interrogation. When must Miranda be given to an individual?
- Discuss how the court determines if a confession should be admissible or not. What does the court look for to determine if a confession is voluntarily given?