exculpatory no doctrinenoun
Legal Definition of exculpatory no doctrine
Note: This doctrine is based on the Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination, and is often used as a defense to a charge of knowingly making a false statement. The doctrine is recognized in most federal Courts of Appeals.
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