self-incrimination

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n self-incrimination an accusation that incriminates yourself
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Usage

In literature:

It would not be easy to surprise Mershone in any self-incriminating action.
"Aunt Jane's Nieces in Society" by Edith Van Dyne
A man could not refuse to answer on the grounds of self-incrimination.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Bbrarkk Jjoknyyegg Kekeke immediately took refuge in refusal to answer on grounds of self-incrimination.
"Lone Star Planet" by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
Was poor old Anna going to reveal something of a very serious self-incriminating kind?
"Good Old Anna" by Marie Belloc Lowndes
Some things he said were self-incriminating.
"Crossing the Plains, Days of '57" by William Audley Maxwell
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In news:

You try to quash the subpoena based on your Constitutional privilege against self- incrimination , since handing over the records clearly would incriminate you.
Trayvon's killer said to make self- incriminating statements.
Avoid Self- Incrimination when Pulled Over for DUI.
Children are different when it comes to Miranda warning against self- incrimination .
General Asserts Right On Self- Incrimination In Iraq Abuse Cases.
Solar energy company Solyndra CEO Brian Harrison and the chief financial officer, Bill Stover, both invoked their Fifth Amendment right to decline to testify to avoid self-incrimination.
Conspicuously absent from your front-page articles on confessions (March 29 and 30) is any reference to the Fifth Amendment, which bars compulsory self-incrimination.
His attorneys argued that Butcher's right against self-incrimination would be violated by turning over the records.
Avoid Self-Incrimination when Pulled Over for DUI.
Children are different when it comes to Miranda warning against self-incrimination .
Supreme Court lets stand ruling in self-incrimination case.
The Supreme Court Monday declined to take a case that explored when police interrogations violate the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination .
General Asserts Right On Self-Incrimination In Iraq Abuse Cases.
His attorneys argued that Butcher 's right against self-incrimination would be violated by turning over the records.
Casey Anthony, right, invoked her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in a civil suit , a transcript shows.
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