The Sixth Amendment

In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial… to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.

The rights contained in this amendment form the backbone to our government’s commitment to provide rights to those accused of criminal wrongdoing. Wrongful Convictions /Imprisonment