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a person who makes an affidavit

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The court in the aforesaid judgment examining an interlocutory application for the issue of an order for the cross-examination of the affiants, decided that such an order was necessary, since the decision on the credibility of the parties is needed for the court to decide on their contradicting allegations.
After all, the justice of the peace was not the true declarant of an affiant's sworn testimony: the affiant's own testimonial infirmities were at stake.
It was something that required an affiant, a co-affiant, supervisor's review, State's attorney's office review, and approval and a judge's signature and then, of course, execution on that warrant.
The other two affiants stated that Owens had approached them in the Brunswick Hotel and given each $100, directing them to bet at odds of 10 to 7 on Columbus.
The claimants in Bedford relied on "personal evidence of the applicants, the evidence of affiants and experts, and documentary evidence in the form of studies, reports of expert panels and Parliamentary records" just to establish the impact of the impugned laws on their section 7 interests.
The Court granted certiorari to determine whether the certificates were testimonial, rendering the affiants "witnesses" subject to the defendant's right of confrontation.
(156) Admittedly, "dignity" may have had a somewhat different meaning in the two contexts: the Court had said that human dignity "is concerned with the realization of personal autonomy and self-determination" and means "that an individual or group feels self-respect and self-worth", (157) whereas the Amselem affiants may have used the term to indicate the seriousness or solemnity of their religious ritual.
CCW founder and chairman Joe Malvar Villegas and Carlo Batalla, CCW secretary general were the affiants in the case and were represented by Attorney Raymund Fortun.
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 [begin strikethrough]an attorney[end strikethrough] a lawyer appears to be causing great public harm, the Supreme Court of Florida may issue an order suspending the [begin strikethrough]said attorney[end strikethrough] lawyer on an emergency basis.
* auto date when affiants eSign their signatures on affidavits, sworn statements or declarations; and
If the affiants were suing by themselves which is how we must analyze the claim--asserting that the average time of processing was too long, it would be apparent that they were presenting a claim not for themselves but for others, indeed, an unidentified group of others.