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cross-examination

(kros′ĕg-zam″ĭ-nā′shŏn)
The interrogation of a witness by the opposing party in a legal dispute.
cross-examine (-zam′ĭn)

cross-examination,

n the questioning of a witness by the party against whom he or she has been called and examined.
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On the last day of the cross-examination, several suspects were seen trading blames.
Prosecutor Abbasi, on the other hand, said the defence counsel should complete cross-examination on the witness the same day.
Statement and cross-examination of Akhtar Raja: Akhtar Riaz Raja of Quist Solicitors Law firm admitted before the Accountability Court (AC) that he is the first cousin of Wajid Zia.
Cross-examination through counsel is not only part of due process, it will even aid the Committee in finding out the truth about the allegations against the Chief Justice,' she said, noting that Sereno could not understand why her right to cross-examination through counsel was even subject to debate.
Donaldson's cross-examination by Ayyash's defense team will continue tomorrow.
Dodd, an accomplished attorney and author of several books on cross-examination techniques, said Wellman's core concepts are still valued as an important guide for attorneys to become better cross-examiners.
A perfectly conceived cross-examination may result in the expert answering "yes" 20 or 30 consecutive times and then leaving the witness stand.
CONTENTS I Introduction II Context A Background B Current Australian Measures III Complications Arising from Cross-Examination A Discrediting the Witness B Duty of Counsel C Language and Phrasing of Questions D Delay E Conclusion IV Right to a Fair Trial A Fairness beyond the Accused B The Role of Cross-Examination in a Fair Trial V Measures Implemented to Facilitate the Reception of Vulnerable Witnesses' Testimony A Best Practice Guidelines B Training and Education for Advocates and the Judiciary C Prerecorded Evidence D Intermediaries in Adversarial Systems 1 The English Model 2 The South African Model 3 Within Australia E The Inquisitorial Approach VI Recommendations VII Conclusion
Under cross-examination by John Charles Rees QC, defending Jason Richards, Mr Williams said: "Due to the volume of exhibits that came in it was not feasible to sign them until they were entered onto the database.
THE trial of three men accused of making defamatory remarks against Bahrain's highest court was yesterday adjourned to summon witnesses for cross-examination.
Cross-examination, celebrated and glorified, is the favorite of trial seminars.
James Publishing (Costa Mesa, CA) this month released "Innovative DUI Trial Tools," a new loose-leaf publication that provides "creative" evidence, forms, arguments and cross-examination questions for defense attorneys involved in DUI cases.