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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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Following submission of report, the tribunal had summoned NADRA chairman and director general for cross examination.
People v Washington, 327 Ill 152, 158 NE 386 (1927) (It was proper on re-direct examination to rehabilitate the witness as to the proper time frame in which he was out-of-town where the witness testified on direct examination to the month of July and inadvertently testified to the month of June on cross examination.
86) The court merely held that cross examination of an expert from a neurology textbook was improperly permitted by the trial court, but only because the witness 'had never heard of .
New Delhi [India], March 8 ( ANI ): Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Chirayu Amin on Thursday appeared before the Special Director, Enforcement Directorate(ED), Mumbai for cross examination by former IPL chairman Lalit Modi lawyers in an alleged case of violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).
I can conduct the direct and cross examination even without representation of another lawyer.
During hearing, the Foreign Office was asked to fix the date for the arrangements of video link of Mark Siegel for cross examination on his statement.
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.
He added that cross examination and direct examination would be allowed during a hearing on determination of probable cause, which would follow the stage now for the sufficiency of grounds to be determined by the committee.
Talking to the media after appearing before the tribunal here on Saturday, he said after submission of local commission report in NA-122 case, a party caused uproar in the media first and then they got delayed the cross examination of local commission but, later, they expressed no-confidence in the commission.
Earlier on October 10, Shinde confirmed the visit of the Pakistani Judicial Commission in the country, and said that they had conducted their cross examination in the case.