According to details, a former Inspector City Police Station, Kashif Riaz, could not appear before the court for cross-examination
on the statement recorded before the Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) Rawalpindi, Judge Rai Mohammad Ayub Marth.
The evidence of child or vulnerable complainants has been recorded on video to be played as their evidence in chief at trial for several years and Leeds Crown Court is currently one of the centres piloting a new system where the cross-examination
is also done and videod in advance of a trial.
Earlier, on May 16, the said NADRA officials appeared before the court on being summoned but their cross-examination
was deferred after counsel of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan submitted that NA-122 forensic report had come but PP-147 forensic report was still awaited.
Preparation is key to surviving even the most carefully crafted cross-examination
Three Crown Courts - Leeds, Liverpool and Kingston-upon-Thames -are testing pre-trial cross-examination
Crown Courts in Leeds, Liverpool and Kingstonupon-Thames - are testing pre-trial cross-examination
Susman Godfrey attorney Terry Oxford elicited testimony from the State's lead engineer that "it was hard to defend" the mercury emissions that LBEC had requested, and Susman Godfrey's Brian Melton, in cross-examination
of the TCEQ's toxicologist, established that TCEQ's toxicology review was cursory and rushed.
It is proper on redirect examination to explain apparent inconsistencies between statements made by the witness on direct and cross-examination
Depositions give defense experts an opportunity to get comfortable with your questioning methods and the adversarial process of cross-examination
Protection, however, should not be such that cross-examination
is not allowed.
2) Instead of glorifying a skill expertly wielded by a select few, it lays out a step-by-step approach to prepare and execute effective cross-examination
The court held, inter alia, that the trial court erred by allowing continued cross-examination