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witness box

(esp US), witness stand
the place in a court of law in which witnesses stand to give evidence
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Johnson stared at the floor for almost the entirety of Miss Flounders's hour in the witness box.
Norman | |Bettison - due to enter witness box at the Warrington inquests this week
Talbot had earlier entered the witness box for the first time to give evidence in his defence against allegations that he indecently assaulted five schoolboys between the late 1960s and the early 1980s during his former career as a teacher.
Harris, who wore a dark suit and red tie and was supported in the public gallery by wife Alwen and other family members, sat in the witness box as he admitted that he might have complimented the girl's bikini on holiday when she was 13.
Speaking slowly and clearly in a low voice from the witness box, the ex-tabloid boss peppered her answers with anecdotes from her time at the News Of The World (NotW) and the Sun and frequent reference to her age.
Soon after he went into the witness box, Miss Blackwell asked Roache: "Have you committed any of the offences with which you have been charged?
A CONTROVERSIAL pilot scheme allows police officers to give evidence in trials via video link from their own building instead of having to testify from the witness box in court.
NINETEEN years after he fled Britain on the eve of a trial Asil Nadir yesterday entered the Old Bailey witness box to tell the jury he was innocent of plundering his own company of nearly Au150 million.
The court told Swamy to appear in the witness box on December 17 to make his statement.
Sillogue Stud in County Louth will offer the four-year-old son of Witness Box, who was also a close second in a point at Liscarrol.
Dreamspace artist Maurice Agis, 77, did not enter the witness box at Newcastle Crown Court at the conclusion of the prosecution case against him, three weeks after it began.
The realistic courtroom includes a judges' bench, witness box and accommodation for the clerk of the court and counsel.