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With FaceID, Apple’s iPhone X wades into Fifth Amendment gray area

Could FaceID on Apple's iPhone X pose a conflict of self-incrimination? Legal experts weigh in. Continue reading ? The post With FaceID, Apple’s iPhone X wades into Fifth Amendment gray area appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

A Key Figure in Russia Probe Says “NO” to Request to Appear Before Senate Intel

This doesn’t make him look guilty of wrongdoing, at all! Back in May, Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, refused to honor a Senate subpoena, citing his Fifth Amendment rights. The Senate Intelligence Committee have requested he come forward to give testimony again, and again, he’s refused. Show More Summary

Military Appeals Court Says Demands To Unlock Phones May Violate The Fifth Amendment

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

A decision [PDF] handed down by the Appeals Court presiding over military cases that almost affirms Fifth Amendment protections against being forced unlock devices and/or hand over passwords. Almost. The CAAF (Court of Appeals for the...Show More Summary

Australian Prosecutors Want To Make It Illegal To Refuse To Turn Over Passwords To Law Enforcement

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The question is still unsettled here in the United States: is refusing to turn over your password protected by the Fifth Amendment? The argument hasn't found many judicial supporters but at least there's a Constitutional basis for claiming the relinquishment of passwords is possibly self-incriminating. Show More Summary

How a Presidential Pardon Could Backfire

President Trump is considering pardoning family members and staffers caught up in the Russia investigation, but legal experts warn that it could backfire by making it harder for them to avoid testifying. Under the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution, Americans are protected against self-incrimination, but people who have been pardoned are no longer under any…

US appeals court tosses convictions of British ex-bankers

A U.S. appeals court cited the Fifth Amendment right to be free from self-incrimination as it reversed the convictions Wednesday of two British ex-bankers charged with conspiring to manipulate the … Click to Continue »

In Murr V. Wisconsin, SCOTUS deals another blow to the Fifth Amendment

Big government never contracts. It only grows more powerful The post In Murr V. Wisconsin, SCOTUS deals another blow to the Fifth Amendment appeared first on Hot Air.

Supreme Court rules against Wisconsin family's property rights claim

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The family had argued that St. Croix County, Wis., had taken their land and should pay them just compensation for that loss under the Fifth Amendment.        

Man To Spend 180 Days In Jail For Turning Over Non-Working Password

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The protections of the Fifth Amendment are running up against technology and often coming out on the losing end. Court rulings have been anything but consistent to this point. So far it appears password protection beats fingerprints, but not by much. It all comes down to the individual court. Show More Summary

Man jailed for refusing to disclose iPhone passcode underlines Fifth Amendment uncertainties

4 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

The law lags badly behind technology in a great many areas. One area where there is still huge uncertainty is whether the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination protects someone who refuses to disclose the passcode to their phone. We’ve seen conflicting rulings in the past, and a Miami report shows that rulings may even vary between courts in the same state … more…

Uber just fired its controversial self-driving car engineer Anthony Levandowski

We finally know what it takes to get fired at Uber.  No, not allegedly propositioning your subordinates for sex, but pleading the Fifth Amendment in a massive court case in which you're accused of stealing Google's self-driving car technology...Show More Summary

Michael Flynn gets more subpoenas, and more subpoenas, and a bonus reminder: No immunity

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Senate Intelligence Committee  subpoenaed   Michael Flynn. He didn’t come. They asked for this documents. He refuses to produce. The House House Intelligence Committee apparently wants in on some of that fine Fifth Amendment action,...Show More Summary

BREAKING – General Flynn Hit With 2 New Subpoenas After Pleading 5th Amendment

TGP recently reported that General Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination on Monday in Senate Intelligence... The post BREAKING – General Flynn Hit With 2 New Subpoenas After Pleading 5th Amendment appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Outflanking General Flynn

The Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday it would subpoena the former national security adviser’s businesses for Russia-related documents, potentially bypassing the Fifth Amendment.

After Flynn refuses subpoenas, Senate Intelligence Committee now subpoenaing his businesses

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn is citing the Fifth Amendment as the reason for refusing to testify to the Senate Intelligence Committee in their investigation of Russian election interference. He's also refusing...Show More Summary

Senate Hits Michael Flynn With Two New Subpoenas

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? Michael Flynn’s assertion of his Fifth Amendment right against incriminating himself does not apply to his businesses and documents, and he could be subject to a contempt charge if he doesn’t turn related materials overShow More Summary

Michael Flynn is pleading the Fifth to decline a subpoena — here's what that means

On May 22, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had chosen to plead the Fifth Amendment in response to a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee (SIC). The subpoena called Flynn to supply any and all documents related...Show More Summary

Flynn to Plead Fifth, Not Cooperate with Senate

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination as he notifies a Senate panel that he won't hand over documents in the probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Show More Summary

Michael Flynn is pleading the 5th. So what does that mean?

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn invoked the Fifth Amendment when he refused a Senate subpoena. So, what does that mean?        

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