Anti-Abortion Group Aims To Plead 5th In Secret-Video Fight

By Beth Winegarner (August 21, 2015, 8:53 PM EDT) -- Anti-abortion activists accused of secretly videotaping meetings with abortion providers told a California federal judge Friday that they intend to invoke the Fifth Amendment in response to the National Abortion Federation's demands for the videos and the true identities of three of the activists.

Those activists, which include the Center for Medical Progress, told U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick that they intend to "take the fifth" rather than hand over information related to the videos and other confidential information they might have taken, as well as the real names of individual defendants. Judge Orrick agreed to give the parties time...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!