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Definition of "inculpatory" [in•cul•pa•to•ry]

  • That causes someone to be blamed for something (adjective)

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Use "inculpatory" in a sentence
  • "The Miranda Case states: Our holding will be spelled out with some specificity in the pages which follow but briefly stated it is this: the prosecution may not use statements, whether exculpatory or inculpatory, stemming from custodial interrogation of the defendant unless it demonstrates the use of procedural safeguards effective to secure the privilege against self-incrimination …."
  • "Prosecutors who might have enabled an inculpatory explanation for the tape instead went searching for exculpation, even when doing so required cross-examining their own witness."
  • "Then it ` s about Dr. Murray ` s consciousness of guilt, in seeking to destroy what might be inculpatory evidence."