Category: immunity

  • Use Immunity and Perjury

    It is commonly said among criminal lawyers of all stripes that “there can be no immunity for perjury” or “you can’t take the Fifth for perjury.” What does it mean? Clearly, a witness can’t use immunity as cover for lying on the stand. So false testimony given under a grant of immunity is and should […]

  • Biggest. Blank. Check. Ever!

    Seven Hundred Billion Dollars and xx/oo cents. I can’t understand why it’s better for the U.S. taxpayer to buy more than two-thirds of a trillion dollars of bad debt, than to fill in the hole that the banks dug for themselves, with the banks still at the bottom of it. It’s clearly above my pay […]