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.
The numerical value of fifth amendment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of fifth amendment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
On the advice of counsel, I respectfully decline to answer and assert my Fifth Amendment constitutional privilege.
I don't think there is another person in America that wants to tell this story as much as I do. (Invoking Fifth Amendment)
On the advice of counsel, I will decline to answer your question in reliance on my rights under the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
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.
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