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."
The Coroner Court here today fixed May 27 and 28 to recall an expert witness to testify in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
One good approach is to develop custom visual aids specifically designed for the witness to understand the issues central to the testimony.
But De Lima, in a statement, chided Guevarra for limiting the definition of a state witness to the rules of court.
The failure to practically implement the legislation was seen in 2015 when the only witness to the Sabeen Mahmud's murder case was killed.
But that's not always easy for a witness to say, in a room full of strangers.
Typically, relocation means moving the witness to a hotel before and during the time when the witness is required to testify.
The actions in the programme, it says, may include making arrangements necessary, to allow the witness to establish a new identity, to allow the witness to conceal his or her identity by wearing a mask, changing his or her voice, appearance or any other form of segregation during the investigation or trial, or examination under the law and to allow video conferencing in order to secure the protected person; provided that such arrangements are approved by the concerned authority under this Act.
Last year, then Justice Secretary and now Senator-elect Leila De Lima said the government has a witness to pin Duterte's ties with the DDS.
If someone has the best knowledge of a situation or issue, but abhors the idea of serving as a witness, they will likely be an inferior witness to someone who has more limited knowledge, but is willing to be a witness and will work at it.
You do not have an absolute right to attend a third-party interview, so make sure you get the witness to invite you.