What Happens to People Who Request to Recant Their Statements Can the Go to Jail?
People who request to recant their statements can go to jail, yes, if they are subsequently charged with impeding the investigation. Typically, though, this doesn't happen. I have seen a great number of people recant their statement(s) and no formal charges were filed.
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The verb recant, and its derivative noun recantation, can mean:
* To formally abandon a belief or a particular statement of belief, generally under order from an ecclesiastical authority (often a synod...