interrogation

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interrogation

n. questioning of a suspect or witness by law enforcement authorities. Once a person being questioned is arrested (is a "prime" suspect) he/she is entitled to be informed of his/her legal rights, and in no case may the interrogation violate rules of due process. (See: Miranda Warning)

interrogation

noun catechization, examination, exploration, formal questioning, grilling, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, investigation, percontatio, probe, quaestio, query, questioning, scrutiny, search, taking information
Associated concepts: grand jury inquiry, interrogation of a party to an action, interrogation of a witness
See also: cross-examination, examination, hearing, indagation, inquest, inquiry, investigation, question, test