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.
I believe this lack of notice may not satisfy taxpayers' due process rights under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution because taxpayers do not have a meaningful opportunity to contest the certifications prior to them taking place.
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.
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