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a person who makes an affidavit

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begin strikethrough]On petition of The Florida Bar, authorized by its president, president-elect, or executive director, supported by 1 or more affidavits demonstrating facts personally known to the affiants that, if unrebutted, would establish clearly and convincingly that conditions or restrictions on a lawyer's privilege to practice law in Florida are necessary for protection of the public, the Supreme Court of Florida may issue an order placing said lawyer on interim probation, the conditions of which shall be as provided in rule 3-5.
availability of separate affidavits, sworn statements or declarations to be used when one affiant does not have requisite personal knowledge of all required information;
It would also have been essential for the defense to attack the credibility of affiants and affidavits in front of the District Court.
More come to light only through circumstantial evidence because would be affiants perished during the slaughter.
The case hinges on the issue of whether those affidavits are testimonial, rendering the affiants witnesses subject to the defendant's right of confrontation under the Sixth Amendment.
Justice Scalia, writing for the majority and joined by Justices Stevens, Souter, Thomas, and Ginsberg, explained that the certificates were "testimonial" statements, and the affiants were "witnesses" for purposes of the Sixth Amendment.
Under Lyons, then, the only 'subjective' issue here is [t]he reasonableness of [the] fear' that led the affiants to respond to that concededly ongoing conduct by refraining from use of the North Tyger River and surrounding areas.
Ference and Cherwin argued that the affidavits of merit filed failed to comply with the applicable law because both defendants were board certified in orthopedic surgery, and neither of the affiants was so certified.
Current doctrine and important public policy considerations demonstrate that appellate courts "owe a duty to define the boundaries of probable cause, so that affiants .
The person whose name appeared as notary on the documents testified that she had not identified the affiants and could not attest to the fact that the purported affiants were who they, in fact, represented themselves to be.
objections that the affiants are biased because they are plaintiff's employees and that they failed to disclose adequately the circumstances surrounding the calls go to the weight of the evidence, not its admissibility.
51) The Supreme Court ruled this way despite the fact that one of the affiants conceded that she had only been to the river twice, once in 1980 and once after filing the suit.
References to prosecuting using the admission of ex parte affidavits while never producing the affiants at trial.