Self-Incrimination Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Self-Incrimination, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Self-Incrimination?

(n) Self incrimination is issuing statements, confessions, evidences which proves his involvement in a criminal or fraudulent activity intentionally, which may work against him. The constitution prohibits compulsion or use of force to witness against himself.