Comments of Claiming Privilege
i) 513: no comment upon inference from claim of privilege
(1) except as permitted by 504b2; if D fails to call the spouse if there is evidence that the spouse would know something relevant
(2) can’t comment on taking a privilege (atty or ct); don’t have privilege hearings in front of the jury
(3) can comment (atty or ct) and can invoke privilege in front of the jury if: party invokes 5th so you should file a plea in abatement to stay the civil case until the crim case is over
ii) except 504b2, you can get instruction to jury that jury is not allowed to draw inference
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