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perjurer

n. a person who intentionally lies while under an oath administered by a notary public, court clerk or other official, and thus commits the crime of perjury. A perjurer may commit perjury in oral testimony or by signing or acknowledging a written legal document (such as an affidavit, declaration under penalty of perjury, deed, license application, tax return) knowing the document contains false information. (See: perjury)

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And when we catch one, he can expect no mercy, which means four years in prison for a perjurer like Archer.
Summers' sole source for this canard was an assurance to this effect by one Susan Rosenstiel, a convicted perjurer who wanted to revenge herself on her ex-husband, that at a private New York party she had seen Hoover camping around in a dress and a feather boa.
These individuals failed America when they allowed a perjurer to continue.
Pastoring a president acknowledged by political allies as untrustworthy and condemned by opponents as a serial adulterer, perjurer and obstructer of justice is, in the view of United Methodist minister, the Rev.
a deluded jury into a verdict in direct opposition to the strongest evidence; or of the effrontery with which he had, by repeated insults, thrown the faculties of a bona fide witness into a state of confusion, which had caused him to be taken for a perjurer, and as such, disbelieved.
CONVICTED perjurer Tommy Sheridan will be released from prison today having served his time and paid his debt to society.
There were calls yesterday for changes to the rules on convicted criminals sitting in the House of Lords, to prevent jailed perjurer Jeffrey Archer from taking his seat on his release from prison later this month.
The pair met convicted perjurer Archer at the restaurant while the millionaire novelist was working as teaboy at a theatre.
And now here's our most publicised perjurer driving himself home from the nick every Sunday to have roast beef and two veg with his fragrant missus.
The perjurer earned his "town visit" after completing the first quarter of his four year sentence.
This man publicly criticized Bill Clinton's immoral and illegal behavior - and then voted not to impeach the confessed perjurer who shamelessly brought reproach upon the White House.
In addition to dismissing the case, Herlong granted every motion by CF and the other defendants that challenged Lifshultz' allegations, including dismissing the testimony of Glenn Hall, a former truck driver, and Ralph Picardo, a convicted perjurer.