interlocking confession

Definition of "interlocking confession"
  1. A statement of self-incrimination from a person involved in a joint trial that is consistent in crucial aspects with a similar statement from a co-defendant
How to use "interlocking confession" in a sentence
  1. The prosecutor used the interlocking confession from both defendants to build a strong case.
  2. The interlocking confession resulted in a unanimous jury verdict as all the important points were consistent with each other.
  3. Despite having separate attorneys, the defendants delivered an interlocking confession, increasing the odds of conviction.

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