On January 19, 2005, Scott D. Cheever shot and killed Greenwood County Sheriff Matthew Samuels near Hilltop, Kansas. See Kansas v. Cheever,284 P.3d 1007, 1014 (Kan. 2012). Cheever and four others were cooking and using methamphetamine in the early...
PRIVILEGE AGAINST SELF-INCRIMINATION
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DefinitionThe act of implicating oneself in a crime or exposing oneself to criminal prosecution. Overview
Self-incrimination may occur as a result of interrogation or may be made voluntarily. The Fifth Amendment of the Constitution protects a person...