admission against interest

Definition of "admission against interest"
  1. A statement made by someone that reveals something harmful or embarrassing to them and can be used in court as an exception to the hearsay rule
How to use "admission against interest" in a sentence
  1. Despite his attempts to deny involvement, his earlier admission against interest became key evidence in the case.
  2. The detective recorded the suspect's admission against interest during the initial interview.
  3. The defense used the plaintiff's admission against interest to undermine her credibility.

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