accomplice witness
A person who is a witness to a crime and also charged as an accomplice to the same crime.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


accomplice witness
A witness to a crime who, either as principal, accomplice, or accessory, was connected with the crime by unlawful act or omission on his or her part, transpiring either before, at time of, or after commission of the offense, and whether or not he or she was present and participated in the crime.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


accomplice witness
A witness to a crime who, either as principal, accomplice, or accessory, was connected with the crime by unlawful act or omission on his or her part, transpiring either before, at time of, or after commission of the offense, and whether or not he or she was present and participated in the crime.

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