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(Episode 23) Preciously Ascertained: The Sixth Amendment, Part 1 of 2

The Sixth Amendment contains seven* different protections:

"In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously** ascertained by law, and 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 defence."

If you're a long-time listener, then you already know what big fans we are of words and how much they matter. The words used in the Sixth Amendment are just as important, and it can be beneficial to take it (slightly more than) one word at a time.  That's because some of the rights laid out in the Sixth Amendment are compound. For example, you have the right to a trial that is both speedyand public.  You also have the right to a jury,

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