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1

Right to a speedy trial, right to confront and cross-examine witnessses, right to effective assistance of counsel and impartial jury

Sixth amendment

2

First ten amendments to the constitution

Bill of rights

3

Provides a privilege from self-incrimination and double jeopardy

Fifth amendment

4

Protects persons against unreasonable and arbitrary searches and seizures

Fourth amendment

5

To convict a defendant of a crime, the government must prove beyond a _____ _____ that the defendant committed the acts

Reasonable doubt

6

To determine if expression is obscene, courts apply the three part _____ _____

Miller test

7

Most serious crimes require proof of the defendants criminal intent, including misdemeanors

True

8

A defendant may choose one of three pleas:

Guilty, not guilty, and nolo contendere