transactional immunity


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Related to transactional immunity: use immunity, testimonial immunity
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Noun1.transactional immunity - a broader form of use immunity that also protects the witness from any prosecution brought about relating to transactions to which they gave testimony
testimonial immunity, use immunity - 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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Waruzila and the Gleason brothers claimed that as public employees, they were entitled to transactional immunity.
10 Transactional immunity protects the witness from future prosecution for the offenses that are the subject of the grant.
Transactional immunity may be granted by the government when it does not contemplate prosecuting the witness.
United States, (61) a witness claimed that his grant of transactional immunity for prior testimony in an antitrust investigation of the sugar industry also covered allegations of revenue offenses against him for fraudulently weighing sugar.
There was the basis for a transactional immunity agreement, which is full and blanket protection from prosecution unless prosecutors find that Lewinsky has lied to the grand jury.
Plato Cacheris, one of Lewinsky's lawyers, said: "We have reached an agreement today that for her full and truthful testimony she will receive transactional immunity in this case.
Transactional immunity, however, goes much further and exempts employees from prosecution for matters discussed during a compelled interview.
These concepts of transactional immunity are not applicable in the present case.
306) Even though the Court has overruled Counselman with respect to its holding regarding transactional immunity, it is important to remember the purpose behind the Court's decision in that case.
42) The federal immunity statute in question, which was devised in response to Counselman, granted the witness full transactional immunity from prosecution for the offense to which his testimony pertained.
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