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    Sam is the owner of a sole proprietorship. A grand jury, during the course of an investigation of possible bribery in the awarding of several municipal contracts, serves three subpoenas on Sam seeking his business records. Are Sam's records privileged under the 5th Amendment? Why or why not?

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    In essence, the Fifth Amendment simply protects the individual from having to testify against him or herself in a court of law. The protection that is provided under ...

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