Tennessee Code 40-17-103. Failure of defendant to testify
Tennessee Code > Title 40 > Chapter 17 > Part 1 > § 40-17-103. Failure of defendant to testify
Current as of: 2010
The failure of the party defendant to make a request to testify and to testify in the defendant's own behalf shall not create any presumption against the defendant.
[Acts 1887, ch. 79, § 2; Shan., § 5601; Code 1932, § 9783; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 40-2403.]
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