In the spring of 1964 the United States Supreme Court decided a group of cases which raise serious questions concerning the application of the privilege against self-incrimination in the states. It is the purpose of this article to suggest the changes which were thereby made in the application of the Privilege in Nebraska and to consider some of the problems that remain for solution.
I. Who May Claim the Privilege?
II. In What Kinds of Proceedings May the Privilege be Claimed?
III. What Disclosures Are Covered? … A. Ordinary Testimony … B. Physical Characteristics … 1. Passive Disclosures … 2. Active Disclosures … 3. Extractions of Body Fluids … 4. Psychiatric Tests
V. Immunity Statutes
VI. Application to Documents
VII. Comment on Exercise of Privilege
David Dow and Gregory D. Erwin,
The Privilege against Self-Incrimination in Nebraska,
44 Neb. L. Rev. 783
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