nemo tenetur seipsum accusare

Latin maxim.

• “No one is bound to accuse himself.” (Google Translate; See Villaflor v. Summers, En Banc, G.R. No. 16444, September 8, 1920)

• refers to the “right against self-incrimination” (People v. Duero, En Banc, G.R. No. L-52016 May 13, 1981)

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