Constitutional Amendments and the Criminal Justice Process

Use the Constitutional Amendments and Criminal Justice Process Template  to: 

Provide the text of the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Amendments, along with your interpretation of them and their importance.

Note: The Fourth Amendment is completed for you as an example to guide your work on the remaining three amendments. Likewise, be sure to refer to the work you did in this week’s discussion on the Fifth and Sixth Amendments as you complete this portion of your assignment. 

Illustrate with an example how the amendment applies to a player and a step in the criminal justice process (for example, Fourth Amendmentlaw enforcementarrest). 
Refer to 3Ps of Criminal Justice document (left-hand menu) as you work on this portion of your assignment. 
Illustrate with an example, from case law or contemporary articles, how the amendment applies to the particular player and step in the criminal justice process.

You may find the CQ Supreme Court Collection database useful as you conduct your research.
This less than two-minute video, called Finding Supreme Court Cases Relating to Specific Amendments, shows you how to search for cases by amendment.

Use three sources to support your writing.