self-incrimination

NOUN
  1. an accusation that incriminates yourself
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use self-incrimination In A Sentence

  • But lawyers for Solyndra executives said their clients would not answer lawmakers' questions, invoking their rights to avoid self-incrimination under the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. House Republicans step up probe into energy loans
  • The committee will hold a hearing on Friday with Solyndra executives, who have said through their attorneys that they will invoke their Fifth Amendment rights to avoid self-incrimination and will not answer questions. Lawmakers probe Solyndra investors about loan
  • The normal privilege against self-incrimination is abrogated by the terms of section 31 in such proceedings.
  • Lileikis has tried unsuccessfully to assert a Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination rather than answer allegations in the suit.
  • A witness can legally refuse to give evidence to avoid self-incrimination.
  • The normal privilege against self-incrimination is abrogated by the terms of section 31 in such proceedings.
  • For DAG to acknowledge any part of the HRW evidence is tantamount to self-incrimination. Alemayehu G. Mariam: Ethiopia: Feed Them and Bleed Them
  • Boelens invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination when he refused to answer questions at a creditors meeting on Monday.
  • We say this because, as the jurisprudence illustrates, the right against self-incrimination is fundamental to the spirit of s. 10 of the Charter. Problems with New Impaired Driving Legislation : Law is Cool
  • John Herbison: The right to remain silent to avoid self-incrimination is applicable to civil cases, but only to the extent that to answer would require the witness to incriminate himself, that is, to furnish a link in the chain of evidence needed to prosecute him for a crime. The Volokh Conspiracy » Not the Best Way to Inspire Confidence
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy