character witness

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a witness who testifies under oath as to the good reputation of another person in the community where that person lives

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Mr Fischer, a member of the Green Party, is being called as a character witness, and Mr Klein's lawyer has promised to intensively question him about his past.
IF charges are pressed against Duncan Ferguson for alleged making racist remarks to Fulham's Luis Boa Morte,I have the perfect character witness for the big yin.
Character witness, Mr Richard Harland, who worked with Dr Galea at the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in Wigan, said the anaesthetist was "competent and conscientious" and was "held in the highest regard by all of us who worked with him".
He works hard now, because he wants to win a Super Bowl, he knows that's the goal," said Mariucci, a passionate character witness.
Sometimes I have been called on to be a character witness, either for someone on trial in court or for someone who is seeking a new job.
The appeal will be heard in London a week today when, if requested, Haskell will make himself available as a character witness for his 21-year-old pal, who had been earmarked for England's tour to South Africa.
YOKO Ono will be a character witness at Phil Spector's murder trial - although he once pulled a gun on John Lennon.
The report last March wrongly alleged Anthony was pals with photographer Michael Star and falsely claimed Anthony would be standing as a character witness in a trial Star is facing over child porn charges.
The pounds 128million LA Galaxy signing will be a character witness for king of bling Jacob Arabov - nicknamed Jacob the Jeweller.
The EUR194million LA Galaxy signing will be a character witness for king of bling Jacob Arabov - nicknamed Jacob the Jeweller.
She wants Denise to go along as well and speak up for him as a character witness.
Perhaps Lunchbox isn't the best character witness since he himself was been banned after testing positive for steroids in 1999.
Meanwhile, there's trouble for Bob as no one will give him a good character witness and he has been locked up with a violent thug called Ged.
Brenda is concerned to later hear that her other half has met with an 'accident' behind bars, while Harriet is determined to track down Carly so she can act as a character witness - but is Bob's friendship with the ex-detective about to land him in even more trouble?
Another character witness, and fellow Health Ministry employee, claimed that "all the patients and hospital staff loved" the defendant.