use immunity

Definition of "use immunity"
  1. A form of protection granted to a witness in a criminal proceeding that prohibits the court from using the witness's own forced testimony to prosecute them criminally
How to use "use immunity" in a sentence
  1. The prosecutor offered use immunity to assure the witness's cooperation, thereby preventing their testimony from being used against them.
  2. To keep the proceedings fair, the court granted use immunity to the defendant, disallowing his compelled admission as evidence of guilt.
  3. Despite her fears, the informant agreed to testify once she was granted use immunity, knowing her testimony couldn't be used to incriminate her.

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