Turn States' Evidence Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Turn States' Evidence?

(n) Evidence plays a crucial role in any trial. A person involved in that crime is more knowledgeable about the crime than anybody. So with voluntary help from such a person a prosecutor can charge the case completely and clearly. Law support such accused willing to become witness by lenient treatment and light sentences etc. Such accused persons are known as Turn States evidence