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cross-examine

verb ask questions, catechize, challenge, check, cross interrogate, cross question, examine, ferret out, grill, inquire of, interpellate, interrogate, probe, query, question, quiz, reexamine, subject to examination
Associated concepts: cross-examination limited to the scope of the direct examination, direct examination, right to cross-examine
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This will allow them to give their evidence and be cross-examined by both prosecution and defence barristers ahead of the trial in front of a judge, and then it is shown to the jury as part of the trial.
The commission has cross-examined two witnesses, a doctor who carried out the post mortems of the nine terrorists who were killed in the attack and Ramesh Mahale, the investigating officer of the case.
Mr Green raised concerns about the treatment of victims in the recent trial of a gang who ran a child prostitution ring in Telford, Shropshire, where one girl - who had been sold to men across England since the age of 13 - was aggressively cross-examined for 12 days by seven different defence barristers.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a nephew of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and one of the world's richest men, is expected to give evidence, in what would be an extremely rare instance of a senior Saudi royal being cross-examined in court.
It did not mention whether the witnesses would be cross-examined or not, he pointed out.
PROSECUTION witnesses will be cross-examined in the trial of two Bahrainis who allegedly hurled Molotov cocktails at the home of a prominent Shura Council member last October.
After the maid denied the charges, the judges cross-examined an official from the Public Prosecution and Investigation Commission as the first witness.
When cross-examined Ms Mills said: "I didn't criticise her wanting to have a breast enlargement, I just felt it would have been wrong.
Writing for the majority, conservative Justice Antonin Scalia ruled that analysts who create crime laboratory reports must be available to testify in court and be cross-examined on how they reached those results.
Cairo: A Cairo courtAaon WednesdayAaordered the father of a Lebanese singer slain in Dubai to come to Egypt to be cross-examined in trial hearings involving an Egyptian business tycoon.
Chee, a former psychology lecturer at a state-run university and the most daring and vociferous critic of the People's Action Party that has ruled Singapore since independence in 1965, cross-examined the two leaders as he did not engage a lawyer to represent him.
The effect of that is to permit the examining lawyer to question the witness as though he or she were being cross-examined, thus allowing leading questions.