Tagged: Fifth Amendment

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Taking the Fifth

Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the highest ranking female Republican in Congress. And I thinks she is in BIG trouble.

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The Gamble Case

The “separate sovereigns” exception to the double jeopardy clause.

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Granting Immunity From Prosecution

So, you want immunity from prosecution, do you? Here’s a helpful guide to how to get it, if you’re, say, a former National Security Advisor.

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No Way To Die In California

A judge recently found that California’s death penalty, as it is administered, is cruel and unusual punishment, serving no identifiable purpose. Digging in to the opinion, Burt Likko finds a perverse conflict: an effort to comply with one part of the Constitution leads to a violation of another.

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Oyez, Oyez

It’s the first Monday in October. Burt Likko offers a preview of the high points of the Supreme Court’s docket, and some other interesting notes.