Canada-U.S. Blog Trade Lawyers Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and Susan K. Ross

Fifth Amendment Right Not Absolute

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Silence can be used against an individual based on the U.S. Supreme Court’s holding in Salinas vs. Texas. As such, companies would do well to expand the training they provide to staff to all employees. The failure of individuals to fully understand their legal rights can lead to terrible consequences for those individuals and their employer-companies. For more details, check out this article just posted on the MS+K website – http://www.msk.com/news/pub.cfm?id=2071&type=Alerts