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Your Silence Confesses Your Guilt

• by Wendy McElroy
....  In Salinas v. Texas, SCOTUS ruled that a defendant's refusal to answer police questions before his arrest and before being Mirandized could be admitted into court as substantive evidence of his guilt. If such a defendant did not explicitly invoke the Fifth Amendment, then he had effectively waived it.....
In Salinas v. Texas, SCOTUS ruled that a defendant's refusal to answer police questions before his arrest and before being Mirandized could be admitted into court as substantive evidence of his guilt. If such a defendant did not explicitly invoke the Fifth Amendment, then he had effectively waived it. - See more at: http://www.thedailybell.com/editorials/35577/Wendy-McElroy-Your-Silence-Confesses-Your-Guilt/#sthash.7ZGnCE28.dpuf..

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Comment by Jerry Alexander
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You mean like - the CDC?


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