LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Peter M Schoenthal | May 14, 2018

Right to Remain Silent

Although the 5th Amendment has clauses pertaining to grand juries and double jeopardy, it is still most commonly associated with “the right to remain silent.” Everyone, regardless of race, age, gender, etc. has this right. However, should you choose not to remain silent, “everything you say can and will be used against you.”

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