transactional immunity

Definition of "transactional immunity"
  1. A protection given to a witness, preventing them from being held legally responsible for any crime associated with the testimony they are coerced to give
How to use "transactional immunity" in a sentence
  1. The individual agreed to testify after being offered transactional immunity for his part in the crime.
  2. Transactional immunity often encourages witnesses to provide information that they might otherwise withhold out of fear of prosecution.
  3. The prosecutor can use transactional immunity as a tool to compel a hesitant witness to speak.

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