Plea Bargains and the Right to a Trial by Jury

Because of the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution, anyone accused of a crime is entitled to a trial by jury. To whit:

“In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to…a public trial, by an impartial jury of the…district wherein the crime shall have been committed.”

Nowadays, that right is denied to 98% of the people facing criminal charges. Why?

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The Bill of Rights Has a Preamble: Even if the Senate and the Heritage Foundation Omit It

It has been suggested to us in a comment that since a copy of the Constitution provided by The Heritage Foundation does not include the Preamble to the Bill of Rights – that preamble doesn’t exist.

Or, that the preamble was simply an introductory text that was included by Congress to send to the states.

These opinions couldn’t be more wrong.

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