In the Interest of M.W. 2009 PA Super 85 (5/05/2009)

Topic: Self-Incrimination – Cross-Examination

Summary: Where a defendant takes the stand for limited purposes, s/he must state the limited purpose and invoke the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination before testifying in order to “plead the Fifth” during cross-examination.

http://www.pacourts.us/OpPosting/Superior/out/S20001_09.pdf