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Affidavit

Deposition; a pledge, oath, or statement by a person about certain facts, which is written and sworn to in the presence of a person authorised to administer such an oath, such as a notary public (US).

affidavit

Forensic medicine Deposition; a sworn pledge, oath, or statement by a person about certain facts. See testimony.

affidavit

(af″ĭ-dā′vit) [L. affidare, to swear an oath]
A voluntary written or printed statement submitted to an officer of the court and whose truthfulness is asserted by an oath or affirmation.
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In addition, the submission of affidavits with a reply may have the unintended practical effect of confirming the existence of genuine issues of material fact precluding summary judgment.
The reason that the number of those who broke the law is rather small, 157, comparing to the total of over four thousands is due to the untruthfulness of those who submitted the affidavits.
To the defendants' argument that the earlier case was different because it concerned a procedural rule, not substantive law, the court responded, "While the requirement for an affidavit of reasonable cause may well fall in the category of substantive law, an automatic dismissal of the cause of action if the affidavit is not filed within 30 days concerns enforcement of a remedy, and we hold it is procedural."
Even in nonsimplified cases, the rule mandating financial affidavits has been significantly constrained.
James, a former two-term Alabama governor, submitted the affidavit in an effort to force Pryor to recuse himself from prosecuting Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.
The bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said: "Where have you said all this in your affidavit?"
He produced sworn affidavits by his former fellow students from the institution - Ahmed Mohamed Isaack and Yussuf Shueb Abdullahi.
In junking Garin's motion, the DOJ panel said it was too late to submit Lo's affidavit, saying that she was given enough time to respond to the complaint against her.
The lawyer of Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said that Aleem Khan had submitted that 855 affidavits and among them several affidavits were fake.
When contacted, DIO Tabinda Amjad told Dawn that she had received verbal instructions from DRO Chaudhry Humayun Imtiaz who asked her to get an affidavit from all local journalists.
The Supreme Court is requested to ask the ECP to place a scanned copy of all affidavits submitted by contestants on its website.
Deputy Attorney general Khawaja Imtiaz informed the court that affidavits of SHO and SSP Islamabad have been submitted while affidavits of commissioner and district magistrate have yet to come.