use immunity

use immunity

[yoos]
noun Law.
a type of immunity guaranteeing that the testimony of the witness will not be used as evidence against him or her in court, although he or she can still be prosecuted on evidence of others.
Compare immunity bath.


Origin:
1970–75

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use immunity

noun
an exemption that displaces the privilege against self-incrimination; neither compelled testimony or any fruits of it can be used against the witness who therefore can no longer fear self-incrimination 
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