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Synonyms for witness

bear witness: confirm


bear witness: give evidence


Synonyms for witness

someone who sees something occur

something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else

one who testifies, especially in court

a formal declaration of truth or fact given under oath

to give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

to confirm formally as true, accurate, or genuine

to give evidence or testimony under oath

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If you are called as a fact witness for a trial, the attorney or court that has subpoenaed you often will try to schedule things to minimize the time taken away from your other duties.
The doctor was called merely as a fact witness to testify concerning his entry in the "history" section of his consultation note that plaintiff "tripped over a clog while walking last night in the rain" He testified consistently with his documented note.
The book offers guidance for both the novice and experienced testifier, and while primarily directed toward the fact witness, it distinguishes the different position of, and advice for, the expert witness.
The proposed interpretation also provides guidance on the provision of fact witness testimony.
A fact witness has personal knowledge of events pertaining to a case and can only testify to things he personally has observed (e.
If your attorney determines you can testify as a percipient fact witness, you should tell the truth and not think about which side called you as a witness.
Not all experts on technical subjects need to pass muster before the courts as expert witnesses; sometimes it is sufficient for them to testify merely as a fact witness, but that is probably not sufficient for the forensic investigator, who will be key to the presentation of a cybercrime case in court.
In the same manner, cross-examination of a media-paid fact witness can help the jury ascertain whether the witness's story remains credible despite the remuneration, or whether it appears to be fabricated or exaggerated to exploit media sensationalism.
In those matters, she examines class certification issues, quantifies potential exposure under a range of assumptions, provides data summaries and analyses to help attorneys prepare for fact witness depositions, and critiques reports from opposing experts.
The first day began with mock direct and cross examinations performed by the instructors on a fact witness.
Even a truthful fact witness would frequently enjoy
This is especially true if a fact witness or an adverse expert blurts out a phrase during cross-examination that you want the jurors to remember during their deliberations.
Other topics addressed included whether a trust could own a law firm and whether a fact witness who is retired can be compensated for time spent preparing for a trial and deposition.