Disinterested witness

DISINTERESTED WITNESS. One who has no interest in the cause or matter in issue, and who is lawfully competent to testify.
     2. In North Carolina and Tennessee, wills to pass lands must be attested by disinterested witnesses. See Attesting Witness; Competent Witness; Credible Witness; Respectable Witness, and Witness.

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result suffered emotional distress beyond that which would be anticipated in a disinterested witness.
55) of course, defendant #1's representative waives his Dead Man's Act protection if he presents testimony from a disinterested witness about the collision, therefore opening the door to plaintiff and defendant #1 telling their side of the story.
If police conduct was too coercive or a statement was not voluntary, the recording provides an independent, disinterested witness on behalf of the suspect.

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