The Erosion Of 5th Amendment Privilege

Law360, New York (December 15, 2011, 1:04 PM EST) -- "It would, no doubt, simplify enforcement of all criminal laws if each citizen were required to keep a diary that would show where he was at all times, with whom he was, and what he was up to."[1]

"[But t]he immediate and potential evils of compulsory self-disclosure transcend any difficulties that the exercise of the [Fifth Amendment] may impose on society in the detection and prosecution of crime."[2] “You’d have to be living in a hole not to know that the U.S. government is really focused...
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