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Supreme Court Review, 5th Amendment

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Everyone’s favorite amendment! Everyone loves to take the Fifth! Whether it be in court to prevent self incrimination, or at home to avoid the stare of family members who are PO’ed that you took the last brownie, people are using this amendment at an alarming rate! So this class looks at recent Supreme Court cases dealing with the Fifth Amendment, including Salinas v. Texas, 133 S.Ct. 2174 (2013), White v. Woodall, 134 S.Ct. 1697 (2014), Kansas v. Cheever, 134 S. Ct. 596 (2013), Evans v. Michigan, 568 U.S. ___ (2013), Perry v. New Hampshire, 132 S.Ct. 716 (2012) and J. D. B. v. North Carolina, 131 S. Ct. 2394 (2011). In one particularly ironic case, it deals with whether a person can claim the right to remain silent by … being silent. Turns out you can’t!

Instructions: To start this course please click on “Video 1”. The course is broken up into four 15 minute segments (for 1 hour courses) or four 30 minute segments (for 2 hour courses). You must complete each video segment in order to move on to the next. At some point in the video, there will be a passcode spoken and displayed on the screen, please write this passcode down, as you will need to enter it at the end of CLE to verify attendance.