: implying or imputing guilt : tending to incriminate or inculpatean inculpatory statement
Examples of inculpatory in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebDavid Diaz-Jogeix of freedom of expression organization Article 19 said, echoing a major argument by the defense lawyers, who say the indictment lacks inculpatory evidence.
Washington Post, 18 Feb. 2020 After Wilkes published an especially stinging pamphlet, his home was raided for inculpatory papers.
Fortune, 11 Oct. 2017 In that instance, the judge was directed to let the state continue questioning uncooperative co-defendant Steven Bradley in order to lay a foundation to introduce an inculpatory statement given to police in 2014.
Ken Daley, NOLA.com, 28 Aug. 2017
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