Pleading the Fifth
is an unusual but not unprecedented ploy to avoid complying with a court order in a civil lawsuit.
Swmt SCOTLAND boss Gordon Strachan waxed lyrical on the merits of four managers yesterday before pleading the fifth
on The Chosen One.
True, he was hardly likely to come out and say, 'Yes, we're inviting bids on eBay starting at x amount of pounds and pence',' but he did have the option of following his US lawyer gaffer, pleading the Fifth
Amendment and saying nothing.
Asked about Wildstein -- who spent Thursday pleading the Fifth
at a legislative hearing -- Christie expressed joy at having the opportunity to clear up the true parameters of their relationship.
However, Lerner said there may be some out there who may believe that in her pleading the fifth
she may be guilty of wrongdoing.
Evidence was presented of commissioner calendar entries disappearing, multiple computers being destroyed through alleged electrical malfunctions and an oven fire, as well as interaction between Commissioner Bill Fleenor and a county employee that resulted in a civil settlement and Fleenor pleading the Fifth
Amendment to avoid potential criminal prosecution.
And although he is pleading the fifth
on his Sixways future, he says his days off away from the club as a legal eagle will help him deliver a verdict on his career prospects.
Gordon stood silent, like an American refusenik pleading the Fifth
After also pleading the fifth
amendment when asked for his favourite horse and jockey, Stanley starts to throw the mildest of tantrums.