What happens if you refuse to testify.

What happens if you refuse to testify.

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March 15 2005 11:57 AM

Do You Have to Testify Before Congress?

What happens if you refuse.

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Correction, March 17, 2005: This story originally stated that Dashiell Hammett was jailed in 1951 for contempt of Congress. In fact, he was jailed for contempt of court. He didn't testify before Congress until 1953.

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