cross-examination


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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)
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Kiyani's statement would be recorded once cross-examination of Arshad's statement is complete.
Wan Aizuddin explained that he had not received instructions over their availability or about them conducting the cross-examination.
examination-in-chief, cross-examination and re-examination.
During the cross-examination, Gujral said that he had never heard anything negative about Akbar.
"We know fear and anxiety about appearing in court and going through cross-examination prevents many people from reporting what has happened to them.
'We're still waiting for the defense to finish with their cross-examination after he [Espenido] finishes his cross-examination, we intend to manifest to that we will file our formal offer already because the prosecution will rest its case.'
"If a defendant wants to say something, they should undergo cross-examination like all other witnesses," he said.
The court adjourned the hearing till May 15 after the counsel of co-accused Saeed Ahmed completed his cross-examination of the witness.
The top court also accepted the request by Shafi's counsel and granted him one week to complete his preparation for the cross-examination of witnesses.
A two-member bench of the apex court comprising Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Qazi Faez Isa heard the case and wrapped up Meesha Shafi's appeal challenging the Lahore High Court (LHC) order which had rejected her plea for joint cross-examination of witnesses.
On March 9, Meesha Shafi had filed in the trial court an application seeking examination and cross-examination of Ali Zafar and witnesses together after the recording of their testimonies instead of turn by turn.
The application filed at the SC said, 'The trial court has not allowed delaying cross-examination of the witnesses.