Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
September 17 is Constitution Day, marking the anniversary of Constitutional Convention delegates signing the document in Philadelphia in 1787. Since then, the document has continued to evolve, both in its structure and its interpretation.
While the Constitution lays out the foundations of our government, the Bill of Rights forms the basis of our protections against the government. This is particularly true in the realm of criminal law. Here are the three most crucial amendments regarding our criminal rights:
The Constitution continues to frame the way we live our lives every day, and especially the rights we have in the criminal justice system.