The 5th amendment of the U.S. constitution
protects us among other rights, from the right against self-incrimination This right generally
applies when we are in custody and are being interrogated. The law has
interpreted being in custody as when someone is not free to leave and, being
interrogated as when a reasonable government official knows or should know that the
questions being asked may lead the suspect to incriminate
him or herself.
v. Vogt the Supreme Court of the United States is faced with a very
interesting questions. The iss...