transactional immunity

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a broader form of use immunity that also protects the witness from any prosecution brought about relating to transactions to which they gave testimony

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On the other hand, transactional immunity grants immunity to the witness from prosecution for an offense to which his compelled testimony relates.
In situations in which a public employer compels a public employee to answer questions that might tend to incriminate them, the concept of transactional immunity requires that any answers obtained in the coercive setting may not be used against the public employee in a later criminal proceeding, according to Judge Wrenn's decision.
24) When lower-level commanders or staff officers make unauthorized promises of immunity, the courts may provide the accused de facto transactional immunity, barring the Government from future prosecution.
Needless to say, witnesses prefer use to transactional immunity whenever testifying before the grand jury.
After Batt invoked her Fifth Amendment privilege at trial, the prosecution requested that the court grant her transactional immunity pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code 2945.
The Kastigar Court also stated that transactional immunity is not required by the statute because such a grant of immunity would be unnecessarily overprotective.
An agreement to grant transactional immunity to Lewinsky's mother was negotiated by her attorney, Billy Martin, with Starr.
Circuit's superstrict approach leaves little difference between use plus use-fruits and transactional immunity.
Neither use nor transactional immunity makes interviews any less compelled or employees' statements any more voluntary, but immunity does assure employees that their statements cannot be used to convict them.
Ako po, masusi kong pinag-aaralan iyong transactional immunity na tinatawag based dun sa sinabi niya sa Senado (As for me, I carefully study what is considered as transactional immunity based on what she tells the Senate)," he said.
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.
160) Until Murphy, it was generally assumed that an individual could not be compelled to testify unless she was given transactional immunity, under which the government was prohibited from prosecuting a person for any transaction or offense about which she had testified.
If they (senators) can give transactional immunity, will it bind the Ombudsman and the Sandiganbayan?
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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