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Judge Rules Jeffs is Protected Under Fifth Amendment

Judge Rules Jeffs is Protected Under Fifth Amendment



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(KSL News) A judge heard arguments today on whether or not polygamist leader Warren Jeffs can use his Fifth Amendment rights to conceal the location of some of his followers.

Last month, Jeffs was ordered to tell Wendell Musser, a former member of the Fundamental Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where his ex-wife and young son were living.

Jeffs refused to provide the information saying he was protected by the Fifth Amendment.

Today the 5th District judge found Jeffs had a right to not answer questions under oath. The judge also refused to give Musser's attorneys permission to continue questioning Jeffs.

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