state's evidence

Definition of "state's evidence"
  1. An individual involved in criminal acts who provides information to aid the prosecution, usually in exchange for a less severe punishment
How to use "state's evidence" in a sentence
  1. The defendant agreed to turn state's evidence in hope of receiving a lighter sentence.
  2. By providing the state's evidence, the accomplice helped secure the conviction of the main perpetrator.
  3. The attorney negotiated a deal for his client to offer state's evidence, aiding the prosecution's case.

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