Company officials appear at hearing on online sex trafficking but invoke the Fifth Amendment.
Former Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) sought to withhold his office's financial documents, claiming his Fifth Amendment privilege not to incriminate himself. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File) BY: ASHLEY BALCERZAK The Office of CongressionalShow More Summary
Imagine a routine traffic stop where the officer has the legal right to search not just your car, but your phone too. That's where we're likely headed after a Florida court recently denied Fifth Amendment protections for iPhone passcodes, saying that suspects must now reveal them to police. Show More Summary
Ruling contradicts earlier cases, could have broader implications for digital age, recognized data-protection methods
Three senior executives at scope maker Olympus Corp., which is under federal investigation for its role in superbug outbreaks, repeatedly invoked their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination...
Disregarding his Fifth Amendment rights, the Florida Court of Appeals has ordered a male suspect to surrender his iPhone 5 passcode to police. The decision runs counter to a Virginia court ruling in a separate case that stipulates suspects...Show More Summary
A Florida man accused of voyeurism can be forced to share the passcode of his iPhone 5, the state's Second District Court of Appeals ruled this week, potentially challenging established interpretations of the Fifth Amendment.
The Florida Court of Appeals has ruled that a suspect must tell police the passcode for his iPhone 5, overturning the original ruling that Fifth Amendment protections applied. This contradicts a Virginia court ruling in a separate case...Show More Summary
A state appeals-court judge in Florida has broken with the precedent that the courts may not compel suspects to reveal the unlock codes for their devices as this would violate the Fifth Amendment's prohibition against forced self-incrimination. (more…)
Record Review: The Game Is in His Element on 1992, but His Future Could Be Even Brighter by Larry Mizell Jr. The Game 1992 (Entertainment One Music/Fifth Amendment/Blood Money) Key: 1984 1977 1966 1994 1974 I t's been a month since I returned to Los Angeles, my hometown, where I haven't lived in 25 years. Show More Summary
That doesn’t sound suspicious, does it? This bit of news from Townhall: A former IT aide at the State Department refused to answer questions posited by Judicial Watch in their ongoing lawsuit over Hillary Clinton’s email server. Sarah Westwood at The Washington Examiner reported yesterday that John Bentel, the former Director of Information Resource Management, invoked the […]
BUT OF COURSE: Clinton State Department IT Official John Bentel Takes Fifth Amendment During Judicial Watch Deposition.
Is being forced to press a finger on a phone in violation of the Fifth Amendment?
Today is October 17, the date in 1931 when gangster Al Capone (1899-1947) was convicted of evading income taxes. (In 1927, the U.S. Supreme Court had ruled that the Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination did not protect...Show More Summary
In order to avoid admitting to cheating on his wife, Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination 97 times during his divorce proceedings with Ivana Trump in 1990, the Huffington Post reported Friday. SoShow More Summary
The Third Circuit last week held oral arguments on whether an individual can be forced to decrypt a drive with incriminating information on it. The Fifth Amendment prohibits any person from bring “compelled in any criminal case to be...Show More Summary
Bryan Pagliano previously invoked Fifth Amendment right in private to House Benghazi panel
The Fifth Amendment of the Constitution reads, in part, as follows: “No person shall…be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.” Meaning if you own property - government can’t arbitrarily take it from you. Show More Summary
CLEVELAND— This year’s Republican platform is the first to mention Planned Parenthood by name. The Fifth Amendment of the platform, dedicated to “Protecting Human Life,” opposes the “use of public funds to perform or promote abortion...Show More Summary
This morning’s release of newly-unsealed documents from the Penn State-Sandusky child abuse settlement law suits brought to light a lot of new information, including hundreds of Fifth Amendment answers by the former athletic director...Show More Summary