What does fifth amendment mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fifth Amendment(noun)

    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


  1. Fifth Amendment(Noun)

    The fifth amendment to the US constitution.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifth amendment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifth amendment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elijah Cummings:

    On the advice of counsel, I respectfully decline to answer and assert my Fifth Amendment constitutional privilege.

  2. Oliver L. North:

    I don't think there is another person in America that wants to tell this story as much as I do. (Invoking Fifth Amendment)

  3. Bryan Pagliano:

    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.

  4. The IRS:

    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.

  5. Elijah Cummings:

    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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