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Tag: confrontation clause
By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
I'm not sure if the Founding Fathers had "trial by media" in mind when they drafted Amendment 5 and Amendment 6 to the United States Constitution, but perhaps they should have. I say that because, as we have seen this past month, the media-driven "court of public opinion" apparently doesn't operate under the same legal protections rightly enjoyed by defendants in courts of law throughout this nation.
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