One of the interesting bits of news yesterday was that the lawyers for copyright troll Prenda Law took the Fifth during a court hearing. It’s unusual to plead the Fifth during a civil trial. You see, remaining silent in a criminal matter isn’t supposed to be held against you, but in civil trial it can be taken as an admission of culpability.
The Gentle Reader who has been following the Saga of The Dread Pirate Kimberlin will remember that Brett Kimberlin invoked his Fifth Amendment privilege during discovery in the Virginia Walker v. Kimberlin, et al. lawsuit last year. How could doing such things as providing access to the books of his “charities” be incriminating?
Watch this space of the answers to such interesting questions as the Saga continues to unfold.