cross-examination


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cross-examination:

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in law, material submitted to a judge or a judicial body to resolve disputed questions of fact. The rules discussed in this article were developed in England for use in jury trials.
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The cross-examination of the two men succeeded in asserting certain technical objections to their evidence.
Nothing could be extracted from them on cross-examination except that there might have been rats in the house, though they were not aware of it.
On this occasion special interest was excited by the cross-examination.
The Court and the jury," said his lordship, "wish distinctly to understand the object of your cross-examination of the housemaid and the nurse.
This bit of cross-examination had caused great excitement in court.
You seem, sir," she remarked, "to be making me undergo a course of cross-examination.
Lippet conducted an artful cross-examination of these two witnesses, but, after consuming much time, was compelled to relinquish the attempt to obtain any advantage, in despair.
I was told that, at the time of the Great Coram Street murder, it was promptly concluded by our street that Biggs's boy (for that period) was at the bottom of it, and had he not been able, in reply to the severe cross-examination to which he was subjected by No.
The schoolmaster sat for a long time smoking his pipe by the kitchen fire, which was now deserted, thinking, with a very happy face, on the fortunate chance which had brought him so opportunely to the child's assistance, and parrying, as well as in his simple way he could, the inquisitive cross-examination of the landlady, who had a great curiosity to be made acquainted with every particular of Nell's life and history.
I told him as much as I thought proper of her illness, and he extorted from me, by cross-examination, most of the facts connected with its origin.
Summary: Mumbai, (Maharashtra) [India] Mar 12 (ANI): On the last day of cross-examination by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with alleged Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) violations, i.
ISLAMABAD -- The counsel for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in cases against him and his family members on Thursday raised objections to what he called interference by a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor during the cross-examination of a witness.