In the opinion of the Circuit Court, it was held that, under the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution, which declares that "no person ... shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself," a person cannot be compelled to disclose facts before a court or grand jury which might subject him to a criminal prosecution, or...
COUNSELMAN v. HITCHCOCK
142 U.S. 547 (1892)
COUNSELMAN v. HITCHCOCK.
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Argued December 9, 10, 1891.
Decided January 11, 1892.
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