Criminal defendants are afforded broad constitutional rights in the United States compared to other nations. Not only are they afforded rights under the federal Constitution, but they also may receive additional rights under applicable state constitutions.
Using Westlaw research a recent US Supreme Court Decision that discusses one of the Constitutional protections afforded to a criminal defendant.
Prepare a Case Brief for your supervising attorney (Course Instructor).
Ensure you include:
- Procedural History
- Relevant Facts
- Issue Statement
- Dissenting opinions
Your brief should be 3-4 pages in length. For citation and format guidelines, please refer to the Citation/Formatting Guideline section under the Course Home.