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Which right is granted by the Sixth Amendment to persons accused of a crime?

A The right to a lawyer.

The last phrase of the Sixth Amendment grants a person accused of a crime the right to a lawyer (“counsel for his defense”). Answers (The right not to be tried twice for the same crime) and (The right not to answer questions in court or in a police interrogation) are constitutional rights of accused persons, too, but these rights are not contained in the Sixth Amendment; they appear in the Fifth Amendment. Answer (The right to be released on bail) is also a general right of the accused (provided there’s no evidence to suggest the person accused might flee); this right is contained in the Eighth Amendment.

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