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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 court had also nullified the district court order to conduct cross examination of the witnesses soon after their statements.
The court after completion of cross examination directed to record the statement of all the accused under section 342 of Cr.PC in next hearing.
The adjudicating authority acceded to his request and adjourned his cross examination to March 21.
The first day began with mock direct and cross examinations performed by the instructors on a fact witness.
(15.) People v Cleveland, 32 Cal 4th 704, 86 P3d 302 (2004); Goodman v State, 479 NE2d 513 (Ind 1985) (It was proper to question a police officer regarding the description the victim had given him of the car the defendant had been driving, where the officer was asked to read a portion of his report regarding the victim's description of her assailant on cross examination.)
(89) Mark Brennan, 'The Battle for Credibility--Themes in the Cross Examination of Child Victim Witnesses' (1994) 7 International Journal for the Semiotics of Law 51, 53.
James Publishing (Costa Mesa, CA) has published "Relentless Criminal Cross Examination," a loose-leaf volume that examines the effects of a "compelling" opening statement with targeted cross examinations.
WELLMAN, THE ART Or CROSS EXAMINATION 7 (Collier Books 4th ed.
Breslin conducted her cross examination of the witness responsibly and in line with the Advocates Guide to Conduct.
The outburst was prompted by cross examination from barrister Mukhtar Hussein QC, who asked Kabir, 40, at length about his relationship with the baby's mother, Lorna Martin.
The court held, inter alia, that not only had the trial court erred in limiting the plaintiffs' cross examination of the defendant hospital's expert witness, but that the error was prejudicial and thus entitled the plaintiffs to a new trial.
* if the court allows limited cross examination regarding a sensitive investigative technique, officers should work closely with the prosecutor to understand the parameters of the court's orders;