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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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Had he entered witness box, have been the killer of Prosecutor Paul Mr Greaney said: "Why would Mark Fellows have done so, rather than use some other member of the criminal underworld who would readily have helped?
A person who gives evidence from the witness box after been sworn-in can also make a statement from wherever he stands.
Because the prosecution had already moved an application for recording of statements of the 27 Indian witnesses and the Pakistan government had asked India's ministry of external affairs to bring the witnesses to the witness box, the ATC observed on Wednesday: 'Since January 2016, upon the request of the prosecution, government functionaries sitting at the helm of affairs were directed repeatedly for producing 27 Indian nationals so as to give evidence in instant case, but till date no serious and final response has been given by the government.
The prosecution believed her fear was genuine and decided not to force the "good Samaritan" into the witness box to risk prison.
Injured Meg, 19, took to the witness box to read her victim statement but became upset and was unable to do it so her tearful sister took over.
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.
A judge said there were "strong grounds" to believe "strong grounds" to believe that undercover reporter that undercover reporter Mazher Mahmood - known Mazher Mahmood - known as the Fake Sheikh - had lied as the Fake Sheikh - had lied in the witness box. in the witness box.
Harris made the admission while being cross-examined by prosecutor Sasha Wass QC during his second day in the witness box at his indecent assault trial.
Goodman, who returned to the witness box after weeks of ill health, was accused of being more heavily involved in phone hacking with private detective Glenn Mulcaire in 2005 and 2006 than was previously heard.
For 39 years until her death, I was totally and absolutely faithful." 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?" "No, I have not," Roache said.
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.