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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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But after the meeting, India's Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai told reporters India viewed positively Pakistan's request to cross-examine witnesses related to the Mumbai attacks.
The court rejected the findings of the panel after lawyers defending the seven accused said they had not been allowed to cross-examine the witnesses.
ISLAMAABD -- A Pakistani judicial panel is expected to make a second visit to Mumbai by mid-February after being given a green signal by India to cross-examine four officials in connection with the probe into the 26/11 attacks.
If both Pakistan and India agreed then the judicial commission could travel to India to cross-examine the witnesses in the future, the court said.
Criminal defendants must be afforded the opportunity to cross-examine laboratory analysts whose reports are admitted as evidence for the prosecution, the U.
A There has been some suggestion that the new Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures contains a requirement that the employee can cross-examine the employer and witnesses.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled Dr Imad Al-Khawaja's trial rights were breached because he could not cross-examine a victim who committed suicide.
The post-16 students took part in auditions where they had to cross-examine each other, then spent lunchtime sessions preparing speeches, examinations-in-chief and cross-examinations, coached by teacher Alan Weir.
French's testimony from a pretrial hearing was later read to the jury without any possibility for the defense to cross-examine him.
They claimed it would violate his right to natural justice if he was not allowed to be legally represented at the disciplinary hearing and cross-examine witnesses giving evidence against him.
It also permits double jeopardy, doesn't require an impartial jury, and doesn't allow the right to confront or cross-examine hostile witnesses--among other violations of the U.
However, during the course of the suspect's trial on criminal charges of DUI, the defendant's attorney objected to the admission of the nurse's affidavit and demanded that she testify in person in order to allow to cross-examine her.