Watkins v. United States
(1957)
The U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court ruled that by finding the defendant in contempt for refusing to testify against others, the Subcommittee of the House of Representatives Committee on Un-American Activities violated the defendant's Fifth Amendment right to due process.
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