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(law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination

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Meanwhile, NADRA top officials, who had appeared before the tribunal for cross examination of NA-122 forensic report, assured the tribunal to submit the forensic report of PP-147 by May 25.
People v Cleveland, 32 Cal 4th 704, 86 P3d 302 (2004); Goodman v State, 479 NE2d 513 (Ind 1985) (It was proper to question a police officer regarding the description the victim had given him of the car the defendant had been driving, where the officer was asked to read a portion of his report regarding the victim's description of her assailant on cross examination.
15) As Professor Charlie Rose observes, "If you don't take the time to properly analyze the legal issues and facts that support them in light of your case theme and theory you are guaranteeing an ineffective and possibly sell-destructive cross examination.
55) The court wrote that "the physician could not foreclose full cross examination by the semantic trick of announcing that he did not find the work authoritative.
Victim Support, which aids more than 4,500 women each year, says cross examination should be restricted and one specially-trained police officer should be assigned to help in each case.
This step also may be helpful if the attorney who has engaged a valuator asks that questions be formulated for his or her cross examination.
Summary: New Delhi [India], March 8 (ANI): Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Chirayu Amin on Thursday appeared before the Special Director, Enforcement Directorate(ED), Mumbai for cross examination by former IPL chairman Lalit Modi lawyers in an alleged case of violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).
I find no repulsive reason why the CJ Justice would refuse to be the one to conduct the cross examination herself, anyway she is lawyer herself and a Chief Justice at that and I am just a private lawyer,' he told reporters.
The Judge while hearing the case ordered to ensure the presence of Kashif Riaz, for cross examination on the next date.
To a question, Asjad that today the matter was fixed for cross examination of NADRAs forensic report but it was adjourned after Imran Khans counsel sought time for the purpose.
One of the key features of the adversarial criminal trial is the giving of oral evidence by witnesses and the testing of that evidence through cross examination.
A cross examination of analysts covering the shares has yielded a consensus of seven cents per share falling to the bottom-line.