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Does self-incrimination give way to improving credibility to a court

Take this bizarre scenario, a husbands His wife calls the police on him one afternnon cause he wont leave their marital residence. Police arrive and see a mark on his arm, asked him who did that, ...
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Recourse to resistance in citizen's arrest

I am curious about citizen's arrest, at least in how it applies in the U.S., particularly the recourse the arresting party has in case of resistance/evasion. Let's say you see an assault/battery take ...
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Is taking an injured person to a hospital without their consent kidnapping?

I found this definition of "kidnapping" on Google: kidnap, verb. Take (someone) away illegally by force, typically to obtain a ransom. Synonyms: abduct, carry off, capture, seize, snatch, take ...
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Is it kidnapping if the resisting stops [duplicate]

If a person takes another person against their will but the victim quits fighting is it still a kidnapping?
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Is it really an abduction if the protest or resistance ends before the “victim” is “released”?

My friend ran into her ex-boyfriend at a store. They began arguing, he grabbed her and carried her to his truck, then drove off with her and didn't have her consent. She tells me that he was going to ...
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What can I do to someone falsely accusing me

Let's say I get into an argument with someone. He falsely accuses me and I deny. He calls the police/local law enforcement of that place and it becomes clear that I was right. Now, what can I do to ...
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Cop arrests nurse despite fully knowing that she had done nothing wrong. Will a personal lawsuit against the cop be likely to win?

Officer Jeff Payne put Alex Wubbels a hospital nurse under arrest even though it was ever so blatant that she had done nothing wrong. Will suing this cop personally be likely to succeed? I've read ...