Saturday, June 07, 2008
Pleading The Fifth
Many Americans claim to know about the Fifth Amendment of the Bill of Rights, and what it means. But few know how to apply it when it is really necessary, especially before a matter ever gets to court. In this video presentation (about half an hour long), Professor James Duane of the Regent University School of Law explains, how it's not necessarily a good idea to cooperate too eagerly with the police.
(Stay tuned for tomorrow morning, when mwbh presents the officer's response. It's twenty minutes you will not want to miss.)