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deposition

1. Law
a. the giving of testimony on oath
b. the testimony so given
c. the sworn statement of a witness used in court in his absence
2. the act or instance of deposing

deposition

[‚dep·ə′zish·ən]
(geology)
The laying, placing, or throwing down of any material; specifically, the constructive process of accumulation into beds, veins, or irregular masses of any kind of loose, solid rock material by any kind of natural agent.

Deposition

Christ is taken from the cross and enshrouded. [N.T.: Matthew 27:57–60; Christian Art: Appleton, 55]
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In the motion, the IRS must state the reason for taking the deposition, the substance of the expected testimony and an explanation of why the testimony is material to the case.
The deposition rate for ZrC films is expressed as the thickness growth per unit of time.
These points may seem tedious, but you do not want to enter the deposition in a frenzied state of mind, sweating over being late or finding a parking space.
In fact, the Joint Motion specifically indicated Enforcement Counsel's intention to file a motion with the ALJ regarding the proposed testimony of Respondent (as well as two other French witnesses of Respondent who were also named in the indictment charges in California), but that because of the lead time necessary to schedule the depositions in France, the parties agreed to submit their request to the ALJ, pending the outcome of Enforcement Counsel's anticipated motion.
Deposing witnesses online from the office also saves attorneys time and travel costs, which can be substantial, particularly if a client, experts, and other attorneys would attend the deposition.
Parris, who represents Duren, defended his line of inquiry of Beard-Williams, who he said claimed during the deposition to be poor.
Each example will be instructive to the legal assistant setting up the deposition.
But when he was asked in the deposition about Lewinsky, Clinton consulted the same definition before he denied that he had had sexual relations with the former White House intern.
Any changes made to the deposition are recorded and filed on errata sheets.

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