Negating the Communist Party's statutory obligation to disclose information inculpatory to its members on the basis of the fifth amendment privilege against self-incrimination, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit adopted a theory of fifth amendment applicability for first amendment groups. An examination of fifth amendment policies supporting this result provides a rationale for granting protection against compelled self-incrimination to all individuals in organizational roles.
Constitutional Law: Circuit Court Determines a Relationship Between First and Fifth Amendments in Context of Organizational Disclosure,
1968 Duke Law Journal
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