cross examine

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Synonyms for cross examine

question closely, or question a witness that has already been questioned by the opposing side

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I move that their motion to cross examine the witnesses be denied," Garbin said.
The anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of seven Pakistani suspects, including Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who have been charged with planning, financing and executing the attacks had declared as illegal the findings of the commission on the ground that it was not allowed to cross examine the witnesses.
The Indian government has finally agreed to allow the Pakistani panel to cross examine four key witnesses hoping that the move will force Islamabad to go in for a reciprocal gesture and expedite the Mumbai attack trial across the border.
"Will you cross examine the witness?," the judge said and Raja said "No, I will stand by my earlier statement."
(89) Therefore, because the Coffin court relied on Perales, which the Eighth Circuit had now concluded did not establish an absolute right to cross-examine, and because Coffin was ambiguous in its meaning, the Eighth Circuit held that Coffin did not establish an absolute right to cross examine. (90)
The lawyer withdrew his right to cross examine the girl at a previous hearing after her father appeared in court and refused to bring his daughter to the proceedings.