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deponent

Law
a. a person who makes an affidavit
b. a person, esp a witness, who makes a deposition
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This quarrel became another case in the Consistory Court against Appowell in which a deponent said that in his presence Appowell "did demaunde all manner of tithes of the said Sporrle.
One deponent stated quite plausibly that the wholesaler enjoyed the protection of Colbert, the chief minister of the "Sun King.
The deponents may be either authorized Rule 30 (b) (6) representatives of the defendant or managing agents of the defendant, allowing use of the deposition for all purposes under Rule 32(a) (2).
ran over to Leopoldino and grabbed him, asking him not to fight with the boys; that the boys backed off a few steps--stayed there with their shotguns cocked and, he the deponent thinking that nothing more would happen, on Leopoldino's request let him go; that then Leopoldino, seeing the attitude of the boys, opened the front of his shirt and said: "You want to shoot, shoot here"; in response the older boy .
As their deponent relationship suggests, it is not helpful to consider anthology and corpus as "binary oppositions"--they are not at all exclusive forces, just as gravity is not exclusively (by nature) "opposed" to the intermolecular properties of solid water at high pressure.
The court stated the deponent "would have been entitled to stalk out of the room" and his lawyer "justifiably could have called off the deposition and applied for a protective order (plus sanctions)" under FRCP 26(c) and FRCP 30(d)(3) and (4).
While both parties may question the deponent on this field of expertise, the deponent is not authorized to provide expert testimony on other subjects.
Christopher, they were not only for the arrest of the actors but "for searchinge for & bringinge before this deponent of all such play bookes as could or might be founde in their possessions" (STAC 8/19/10 mb.
No judge is present, but counsel for both sides (all sides in a multiparty case) attend and may examine or cross-examine the deponent.
If an apex deponent refuses to appear, the party seeking the deposition may file a Rule 37 motion to compel the deposition.
At the outset of a deposition, litigators try to establish rapport with the deponent to maximize their chances of getting the witness to volunteer information.