Amendment Six
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Amendment Six, Bill of Rights: Guarantees a citizen a speedy trial, a fair jury, an attorney if the accused person wants one, and the chance to confront the witnesses who is accusing the defendant of a crime, meaning he or she can see who accused them.
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Summary: One section - no amendments applicable. In all criminal prosecutions the accused has the right: To a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury of the State and district in which the crime was committed as previously determined by law. To be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation against him. To confront the witnesses against him. To compel the testimony of witnesses in his favor. To have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
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Language Amended Out: Nothing has been amended out.
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Ratification date: 12/15/1776
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