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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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Assume that the cross-examiner has, at least on the issues to be addressed at trial, developed an expertise equivalent to yours and knowledge of the relevant facts superior to yours.
Don't give the cross-examiner one more chance to ask the damaging questions forgotten during the initial cross-examination.
Under MRE 608(b), a cross-examiner can ask a witness about specific instances of conduct that are themselves probative of truthfulness or untruthfulness.
The most feared cross-examiner of his generation, he is remembered for his role in some of the most memorable libel cases of the end of the 20th century, including the defence of Mohamed Al Fayed in the Neil Hamilton libel case.
Taylor is reported as saying, "I emphatically do not accept that what lies behind that blanked out sections is of no interest to a cross-examiner.
CHARACTER - Findlay is intelligent, diligent and a ferocious cross-examiner who has a knack of winning cases against all the odds.
A woman witness is off times death to the cross-examiner.
He's a terrier - a brilliant cross-examiner with a wonderful knack for one-line put-downs.
As a criminal trial attorney, he maintains a reputation of a relentless cross-examiner and tenacious advocate.
Her understanding of the weakness inherent in the human condition makes her a topnotch cross-examiner.
We see how a great cross-examiner will acquire a vast mental storehouse of seemingly insignificant knowledge and bring it to bear during cross.