What Does the 5th Amendment Guarantee?

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The 5th Amendment guarantees protection of the public at large for abuses of power by those in office. It ensures that a person will not be required to testify against themselves. It also guarantees that a person will not subject to double jeopardy and will be afforded due process.
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not to testify against oneself cannot be tried for the same crime twice cannot be deprived of life, liberty, or property without just compensation.
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Amendment 5 - Trial and Punishment, Compensation for Takings. Ratified 12/15/1791. No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment
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The Civil War brought us the 15th Amendment, which states that voting privileges will not be withheld "on account of race, color or previous condition of servitude. It was ratified
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5th Amendment - Rights of Persons
The Fifth Amendment of the USConstitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, protects against abuse of government authority in a legal procedure. Its guarantees stem from English common law which traces back to the Magna Carta in 1215... More »
Ratified: December 15, 1791
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