Carefully Invoke Your Fifth Amendment Right to Remain Silent

In our experience, many of our clients convict themselves by speaking to police, out of trust that the police officer will sympathize and respect them, leading to a mere warning and not an arrest.  Other times, our clients think they can trick the officer.  The smartest thing to do, however, is to just assert one’s right to remain silent and then stick to it.  The following article discusses this tactic that far too few defendants follow, to their detriment.

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