Definitions for fifth amendment
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an amendment to the Constitution of the United States that imposes restrictions on the government's prosecution of persons accused of crimes; mandates due process of law and prohibits self-incrimination and double jeopardy; requires just compensation if private property is taken for public use
The fifth amendment to the US constitution.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I don't think there is another person in America that wants to tell this story as much as I do. (Invoking Fifth Amendment)
This is the identical approach taken by Chairman (Darrell) Issa when he served as chairman of the Oversight Committee -- forcing witnesses to appear in person to assert their Fifth Amendment rights just for a photo op, mr. Pagliano's testimony has nothing to do with the Benghazi attacks and everything to do with Republicans' insatiable desire to derail Secretary Clinton's presidential bid.
Defense Distributed appears caught in what appears to be a bureaucratic game of merry-go-round, the right to keep and bear arms includes the ability to acquire or create arms. The government is engaging in behavior that denies this company’s due process under the Fifth Amendment. We’re compelled to file this action because the bureaucracy is evidently playing games and it’s time for these agencies to behave.
For all time, yes. Castor suggested that Bill Cosby and Bill Cosby lawyer at the time had the same understanding, because Bill Cosby later agreed to testify without invoking Bill Cosby Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought against Bill Cosby by Constand. Bill Cosby would've had to have been nuts to say those things if there was any chance Bill Cosby could've been prosecuted, Castor said, referring to the damaging testimony unsealed last summer. Castor said he hoped, correctly, at the time that the decision not to prosecute would free the comedian to testify in the lawsuit and help Constand win damages. I thought making Bill Cosby pay money was the best I was going to be able to set the stage for, Bill Cosby told the courtroom. I was hopeful that I had made Ms. Constand a millionaire. She eventually settled for an undisclosed amount. Castor said he relayed word to Walter Phillips, Walter Phillips, that Bill Cosby would not be charged. However, Castor said the two lawyers did not have an agreement that Bill Cosby would testify in exchange for not being prosecuted. Walter Phillips is now dead. Kevin Steele, who is pursuing the case, has said Bill Cosby would need an immunity agreement in writing to get the case thrown out. Kevin Steele has said Kevin Steele has no evidence one exists. While Castor was called as witness by Cosby's side, the former DA told Cosby ’s lawyer, Brian McMonagle, he is rooting for the prosecution. Let ’s be clear Mr. Brian McMonagle, I'm not on your team here.
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