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in·cul·pate

 (ĭn-kŭl′pāt′, ĭn′kŭl-)
tr.v. in·cul·pat·ed, in·cul·pat·ing, in·cul·pates
To incriminate.

[Latin inculpāre, inculpāt- : in-, on; see in-2 + culpāre, to blame (from culpa, fault).]

in′cul·pa′tion n.
in·cul′pa·to′ry (-pə-tôr′ē) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inculpatory - causing blame to be imputed to
guilty - responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; "guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds"
exculpatory - clearing of guilt or blame
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The Second Circuit noted that the first statement to Haak that implied a promise of immunity was made by police five minutes into the interview, after Haak had already made inculpatory statements.
Browns sole claim on appeal is that the circuit court erred in denying his motion to suppress inculpatory statements made during a pre-arrest interview with law enforcement.
Eventually he did and the contents of the phone provided inculpatory evidence.
Elias denied touching the three year old girl twelve times, and not a single inculpatory fact came from Elias.
In fact, as in most cases, the FBI still had plenty of other inculpatory evidence to obtain a conviction without needing to admit an un-Mirandized confession.
He added that 'it does not sustain the proposition that the rebel automatically carries with him the acts of rebellion he has committed elsewhere, unless he repeats the inculpatory acts in the new place where he is located or found.
54) Yet many courts have concluded that the only material information coming out of the crime lab is the exculpatory or inculpatory "result" in the form of a certification stating the forensic conclusions, rather than the underlying notes detailing the analysis.
90) Following these two cases was the Jencks Act, (91) which regulates how inculpatory evidence should be disclosed to the defendant following direct testimony during trial.
33) He claimed that despite this coercion, he never made the inculpatory statements that were attributed to him in the police report.
32) Defendants cannot calculate the chances of acquittal with any precision because pre-plea discovery is limited when it comes to both exculpatory and inculpatory information.
A "clean team" was tasked with obtaining inculpatory statements in a manner designed to avoid admissibility objections in a court of law.
The court reasoned that DNA testing does not become inculpatory until the final step, where the analyst interprets the machine readings to create a DNA profile.