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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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If Cross-Examining Doctors: a Practical Guide offered advice and examples on the above subjects and techniques, the book would be of greater value to plaintiff attorneys.
Scottish ministers have instructed that proposals are developed to prevent an accused person charged with a sex offence from cross-examining a victim personally and to strengthen provisions restricting cross- examination on sexual history," he said in a parliamentary written reply.
Cross-examining an unaccredited opposition expert is not persuasive if the plaintiff's witness is also unaccredited.
The chief magistrate said unlike other rules of procedure for the determination of probable cause, 'the House rules do not prohibit the parties from examining or cross-examining witnesses.
Judge of the Special ATC-I Chaudhry Habib-ur-Rehman observed that the commission should pay another visit to India after mutual agreement between the concerned quarters of Pakistan and India so that cross-examining of the witnesses could be made for smooth proceeding of the case.
Attorney General cross-examining the secretary and asked six questions regarding the summaries sent to the prime minister in the NRO issue.
Wallace told the Scottish Parliament's Equal Opportunities Committee: "I want to make crystal clear the Executive is committed to preventing the accused in sex offence cases from cross-examining the victim in person.
It gives courts the power to ban defendants cross-examining witnesses after high-profile cases of rapists quizzing victims.
Standing just feet away was murder suspect Edward Dixon, representing himself on the first day of his trial and cross-examining Mekhrabian about the 1997 slaying of David Mekhrabian in downtown Los Angeles.