Origins of the Fifth Amendment

Origins of the Fifth Amendment
Author Leonard W. Levy
Subject Legal history, Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date
Pages 561
OCLC 439176

Origins of the Fifth Amendment: The Right Against Self-Incrimination by American historian Leonard W. Levy (Oxford University Press, 1968)[2] won the 1969 Pulitzer Prize for History. It followed in the wake of the 1966 United States Supreme Court Opinion Miranda v. Arizona. The book was reissued in 1986 and 1999.


  1. Lithwick, Dahlia (February 12, 2002). "Where Did the Fifth Amendment Come From?". Slate.
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