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.
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.
Gordon stood silent, like an American refusenik pleading the Fifth Amendment
. But silence was all that was required of him, until a reporter suddenly turned to him asking: "In his place, you'd have done the same?" Seconds ticked by.
After also pleading the fifth amendment
when asked for his favourite horse and jockey, Stanley starts to throw the mildest of tantrums.
So Black ended up pleading the fifth amendment
, which gives defendants the right not say anything that might incriminate themselves.
AMERICANS are proud of a constitution that allows anyone to refuse to answer questions by pleading the fifth amendment
There is a concern at the highest levels of the game that Wenger is not facing up to his public responsibility, pleading the Fifth Amendment
every time an Arsenal player crosses the line.
Mr Ginsburg added that Ms Lewinsky was prepared to refuse to testify by pleading the Fifth Amendment
, protecting against selfincrimination, unless she was offered immunity by Mr Starr.