Answer either of the following questions:
Describe some of the rights of the accused found in the Bill of Rights. Specifically, discuss the exclusionary rule, Miranda rights, and double jeopardy. In your answer, be sure to define each term, identify its support in the Constitution and in Supreme Court cases, and discuss why the rights of the accused are so essential to due process of law.
Many advances in civil rights have been accomplished through federal legislation. Describe the different parts of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. What have these two laws accomplished?