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admission of guilt

n. a statement by someone accused of a crime that he/she committed the offense. If the admission is made outside court to a police officer it may be introduced as evidence if the defendant was given the proper warnings as to his/her rights ("Miranda warning") before talking.

See also: confession  guilty  Miranda warning  rights  admission 

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