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russ_watters
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Aug2-11, 06:08 AM
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I know it's old, but a quick clarification:
Quote Quote by Proton Soup View Post
compelling a handwriting sample seems like a 5th violation
A handwriting sample is evidence, not testimony, so it is covered by the 4th amendment, not the 5th. So as long as it is reasonable to believe a person might be guilty, you can compel them to provide evidence, including from their person.