Complete the Unit 5 Assignment: Short Essay Respond to each question with a 75- to 100-word
response. Incorporate succinct and comprehensive information by citing examples of various models,
laws, and justice theories in your answer.
What is due process?
Why is due process such a central notion in American criminal justice?
Due process is a constitutional right of all persons with criminal legal problems. For deaf persons,
these rights have been reinforced by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Why is it important
for the due process rights of the deaf to be upheld?
On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark 6-3 decision affirming that the
prohibition on sex discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extends to discrimination
based on sexual orientation and gender identity (Americanprogress.org) What would the justice
system be like without due process for the LGBTQ community?
Would you want to live in a society that did not guarantee due process rights?
Note: This assignment requires outside research. Use at least two credible sources beyond the text
material, including one from the Library and one from a credible online resource, and discuss how you
evaluated the credibility of the resources used. You may consult the Library, the internet, other course
material, and any other outside resources in supporting your task, using proper citations in APA
formatting and citation style.