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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The first is use or derivative use immunity while the other is transactional immunity.
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.
394) The constitutionality of granting a witness only use immunity rather than transactional immunity, was upheld in Kastigar v.
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.
76) Counselman transactional immunity would create huge intersovereign friction: government A could confer immunity and thereby in effect veto government B's law enforcement efforts.
Transactional immunity, however, goes much further and exempts employees from prosecution for matters discussed during a compelled interview.

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