Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Supreme Wrecking Crew Fells Another Pillar: The Right To Remain Silent � Just Wondering – Alternative News and Opinions

Falling throught the cracks. Just a reminder:
Supreme Wrecking Crew Fells Another Pillar: The Right To Remain Silent? Just Wondering – Alternative News and Opinions: The Supreme Court handed down a decision on June 17 that has been ignored by most media outlets, despite its devastating effect on one of the most fundamental rights protected by the Constitution.

In a 5-4 ruling, the justices ruled that a person no longer has the right to remain silent as guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment. In relevant part, the Fifth Amendment mandates that no one “shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself.”



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