Originally Posted by TakeFive
Of course he can take the 5th. It's a universal Constitutional right in the US. Only way to force him to talk is for everyone (state, local, county) to grant immunity. They usually only do that if they have "bigger fish to fry" so they need the testimony - like they did in Watergate.
Sorry I mistated it. I know you cant be compelled testify against yourself. Thats when you are accused of something.
I meant and was referring to the probable suit of Bounty LLC against Boothbay Shipyard for misrepresenting tgheoir connstruction and poor workmanship. I didnt state it very well sorry.