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In sum, we again find support for the contagion hypothesis in the sense that a strong propensity for untruthfulness is contagious.
Apple cannot fault Samsung for not discovering juror untruthfulness while refusing to disclose whether and when Apple itself discovered this untruthfulness," Samsung said in an October 30 filing.
608(a) ("A witness's credibility may be attacked or supported by testimony about the witness's reputation for having a character for truthfulness or untruthfulness, or by testimony in the form of an opinion about that character.
Rojas' claim as an absurd statement from a discredited former officer, one with a voluminous internal affairs file and whom previous chiefs disciplined for untruthfulness.
17) While the TC may attack the credibility of SPC Snuffy using a specific instance of conduct during cross-examination, under MRE 608(b), those specific instances of conduct must be "probative of truthfulness or untruthfulness.
And the CCA is not the only state court to err by considering an offender's capacity for untruthfulness and criminal behavior in evaluating his Atkins claim.
The expert's opinion, the ALJ explains, is no better than the facts on which it is based and, by quoting from another case, the ALJ makes the point that "where the facts underlying the expert's opinion are proved to be false or nonexistent, not only is the expert's opinion destroyed, but the falsity permeates his entire testimony; it tends to prove his untruthfulness as a witness.
Some instances of untruthfulness on the part of physicians aren't "lying," per se, but instead are attempts to answer patients' difficult questions.
She retains the capacity to question the attitudes of those who are too much at home with themselves or their world; and we must assume that it is she who makes Ames able, after a painful conversation with Jack, to acknowledge that the town of Gilead's surface decencies conceal a systemic untruthfulness, a refusal to ask what is to be learned from crisis or challenge: "we didn't ask the question, so the question was just taken away from us" (Gilead 233-34).
It said if the jury had known about the witness's prior untruthfulness, it might not have accepted his testimony.
Only now does Michael understand the simple truth that Dora intuited: It is simple untruthfulness, or what David Gordon refers to as "a certain moral egoism [that] has promoted them to acts that had unfortunate consequences" (1995, 31).
Otherwise, American leadership will continue to veil the North Korean people from the moral discrepancies that exist--that the man purported to be the most virtuous Korean is in reality hardly genuine, and that the entire state system is corrupted by untruthfulness and injustice.
The images in the "educational short" acquired an even greater degree of untruthfulness as the spectator was involved in the (precarious) process of "capturing the truth.
Politicians have always been jocularly linked to untruthfulness, but no more so than now.