What is the 6th Amendment? - Definition, Summary & Court Cases


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1. According to Supreme Court rulings, what happens if you cannot afford a lawyer?

2. According to the 6th Amendment, why are indictments necessary?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will show what you know about the 6th Amendment. The Miranda rights and Supreme Court rulings will be some of the subjects covered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Miranda rights
  • The result if you can't afford a lawyer
  • Why indictments are needed
  • Voir dire

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 6th Amendment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why indictments are necessary
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about voir dire in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about the amendment, study the lesson titled What is the 6th Amendment? - Definition, Summary & Court Cases. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • What the 6th Amendment entails
  • Barko v. Wingo
  • Sheppard v. Maxwell
  • Impartial jury