Section 2945.43 | Defendant may testify.
On the trial of a criminal cause, a person charged with an offense may, at his own request, be a witness, but not otherwise. The failure of such person to testify may be considered by the court and jury and may be made the subject of comment by counsel.
Available Versions of this Section
- October 1, 1953 – House Bill 1, 100th General Assembly [ View October 1, 1953 Version ]