I will never understand why the government gets the right to grant immunity to the witnesses of its choice, but then cannot be compelled to grant immunity to the defense's witness when those witnesses get cold feet and decide to assert their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.
One Hand Clapping
'Unfair' Immunity Rules Undermine Defense
The Connecticut Law Tribune
February 22, 2013
This article requires premium access
This article requires premium access to Connecticut Law Tribune. Please sign in or subscribe to read the full text.