Section 60. If, on the trial of a criminal case, it appears that a witness has induced the defendant to commit the crime with which he is charged with intent to appear as a witness against him, the court or magistrate may in his discretion refuse to allow him his fees.

Terms Used In Massachusetts General Laws ch. 262 sec. 60

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.