Onstitutional Protections in Criminal Investigations

The essay should address constitutional amendments and case law that relate to interrogations, confessions or identifications.

The project should address each of the elements listed below:

1.Clearly define the four basic components of the Fifth Amendment.
2.Discuss the constitutional rights associated with confession law, and provide an overview of relevant cases.
3.Analyze the relevance of the Fifth, Fourteenth, Sixth and Fourth Amendments in relation to identification and witnesses. Be sure to discuss relevant case law and how these have impacted criminal investigation procedures and policies.
4.Utilize additional resources to complete the assignment such as scholarly articles, books and other academic sources.

Onstitutional Protections in Criminal Investigations

Unit 6: Essay a Constitutional Protections in Criminal Investigations

(PLEASE NOTE: This project will require outside research)

For this assignment you will write a 5 page paper (excluding cover page) that examines constitutional protections in criminal investigations. The essay should address constitutional amendments and case law that relate to interrogations, confessions, or identifications.

Directions:

The project should address each of the elements listed below:

1. Clearly define the four basic components of the Fifth Amendment.

2. Discuss the constitutional rights associated with confession law, and provide an overview of relevant cases.

3. Analyze the relevance of the Fifth, Fourteenth, Sixth and Fourth Amendments in relation to identification and witnesses. Be sure to discuss relevant case law and how these have impacted criminal investigation procedures and policies.

4. Utilize additional resources to complete the assignment such as scholarly articles, books, and other academic sources.

The paper should contain a cover page and a list of references in APA format. All internal citation of outside sources plus the listing of all references should also adhere to APA format. All text pages should be double-spaced and in 12-point font.

Unit 6 Essay Assignment Checklist

Criteria: Ask yourself the following questions. Not Yet Yes

Research

Did you review all relevant information in the text?
Did you review credible relevant references regarding the affect of the Fifth Amendment on various criminal justice procedures?

Did you review specifications for APA formatting?

Purpose for Writing

Did you clearly state a clear a purpose related to the Fifth Amendment?

Did you clearly provide a focus on interrogations, confessions, and identifications?

Content

Did you effectively discuss all of the content items listed above?

Did you provide an appropriate conclusion for your analysis to highlight relevant case law and how these have impacted criminal investigation procedures and policies?

Format

Did you comply fully with the instructions regarding formatting your paper?
Did you use correct APA formats for your paper, including citations and references?

Onstitutional Protections in Criminal Investigations

Written Assignment: Constitutional Protections in Criminal Investigations
For this assignment you will write a 3 page paper (excluding cover page) that examines constitutional protections in criminal investigations. The essay should address constitutional amendments and case law that relate to interrogations, confessions, or identifications.

The paper should address each of the elements listed below:

Clearly define the four basic components of the Fifth Amendment.
Discuss the constitutional rights associated with confession law, and provide an overview of relevant cases.
Analyze the relevance of the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments in relation to identification and witnesses. Be sure to discuss relevant case law and how these have impacted criminal investigation procedures and policies.
Utilize additional resources (at least two) to complete the assignment such as scholarly articles, books and other academic sources.
You may consult an Online Library, the Internet, the textbook, other course material, and any other outside resources in supporting your task, using proper citations in APA style.

REMEMBER TO USE AS PART OF THE THREE SOURCES, ONE OF THEM MUST BE FROM OUR TEXBOOK, THAT IS: Worrall, J. (2009). Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon.

ISBN: 13: 978-0-13-270586-8