The Bill of Rights extends to individuals the protection of various civil liberties. When an individual is accused of a criminal act, there are rights that he or she is entitled to under the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Amendments. Select 3 of these amendments; provide an overview of the main points of the amendments, and explain how they could be applied to a person accused of committing a crime. Secondly, discuss what type of policy would need to be implemented for police investigators when interrogating a suspect.
Assignment Guidelines: Address the following in 1,000–1,250 words:
•Select 3 of the following Amendments from the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution:
For each of the selected Amendments:
■Provide an overview of the main points of the Amendment
■What is the purpose of the Amendment Explain.
■Who does the Amendment affect Explain.
■Why is this Amendment important Explain.
■How can the Amendment be applied to a person accused of committing a crime? Be specific.
****You may use case law as you see fit to support your answer.
◦What type of policy would need to be implemented for police investigators when interrogating a suspect Explain.
■To what type of crime(s) should this policy pertain? Why?
■What specific constitutional rights must be upheld, and under what circumstances must they be upheld? Explain.
■What would be the rationale for the policy? Justify your response.
■How should the policy be evaluated for potential weaknesses or gaps? Explain.
Be sure to reference all sources using proper APA style.