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What does the Fifth Amendment of the Bill of Rights have to do with the world today?


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Answered 2007-01-17 03:20:33

It gives you the right to a trial by jury, keeps you from being tried twice (double jeopardy) for the same crime, gives you the right to avoid self-incrimination, ensures Due process of law, and defines Eminent domain. All of these of course are subject to court's interpretation, and we've seen lately what liberal judges think of the constitution, eminent domain, due process, and pretty much the rest of the Bill of Rights.

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