witness to

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See: adduce, bear
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Stryver replied to my Lord, no; but he would ask the witness to tell him whether what happened once, might happen twice; whether he would have been so confident if he had seen this illustration of his rashness sooner, whether he would be so confident, having seen it; and more.
it is part of my wiliness and part of my suspicion to object to Madame Fosco being a witness to Lady Glyde's signature, when I am also a witness myself.
Make sure that your in-house contact obtains a time commitment from the witness to allow for sufficient preparation.
46) The ideal, as noted above, was for the witness to give his own account without any prompting.
ATTORNEYS WILL ASK AN EXPERT WITNESS to disclose any information of a personal nature that could diminish their effectiveness.
59) In this scenario, the state or local agency must surrender its supervision of the witness to federal authorities and, according to the USAM, is requested to reimburse the federal government.
Believe it or not, there are even "expert witness brokers," much like employment agencies, who, for a percentage of fees, will represent and market the availability of an expert witness to lawyers nationwide.
The judge wrote "In my view, before a Court may permit a witness to testify under a pseudonym because of that witness's fear for his or her safety, it is necessary for the Court to be satisfied that the witness's fear has a legitimate basis.
Since it was no secret what Starr thought Clinton did, it was not difficult for a witness to figure out what to say to obtain immunity or avoid a perjury indictment.
An interviewer begins this procedure by building rapport and encouraging the witness to take an active role in recalling information rather than responding only to someone else's questions.
It's no exaggeration to say that if you want to hire a witness to parrot your point, you can.