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View Diary: Rachel Maddow reports that Bridget Kelly is taking the Fifth and refuses to turn over documents (138 comments)

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  •  According to a former federal prosecuter on UP (2+ / 0-)
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    semiot, JVolvo

    this weekend, there is a legal doctrine which says that if the act of producing the documents is incriminating in and of itself, the 5th amendment will protect you from turning them over. However, it is almost never upheld in court. It is a delaying tactic.

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