Tag: fifth amendment

No Slack for Flack: Context, Clarity, and Pleading The 5th through an Aggregate of Statements in Kansas

State v. Flack, No. 115,964, 2024 Kan. LEXIS 6 (Jan. 19, 2024). Ben Murphy, Staff Editor Issue: Can a defendant invoke his right to remain silent by repeating “take me to jail” and similar statements? Answer: No.  Contingent …

“Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace”: Appellate Advocacy Basics in the World of Criminal Procedure

Defendant’s constitutional claims abandoned because he “failed to adequately brief” the issues.