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Privilege of silence: fifth amendment protections against self-incrimination
190 pages. No updates available.
This book explains the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination in practice, providing a practical guide for both the civil litigator who may encounter it infrequently, as well as the criminal lawyer who seeks to advance his or her client’s interests through the creative use of the Fifth Amendment. The Privilege of Silence organizes the case law so that lawyers may advise and represent their clients by focusing on the practical aspects of Fifth Amendment assertions in all proceedings.