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(law) the initial questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness

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During direct examination by the prosecutors, Luy told Makati regional trial court's judge Elmo Alameda that Lim brought him to a retreat house, the Bahay San Jose on Lapu-Lapu Street, Magallanes Village, Makati City on the night of December 20 after being held in an office at Discovery Suites.
Direct examination under microscope revealed septate fungal hyphae associated with hair shaft (Fig.
This article reviews essential strategies for preparing and conducting an effective direct examination of a child witness.
Technicians who are qualified in some tasks, but not experienced in all phases of direct examination of corrosion, gouges, dents, weld defects, cracks, wrinkle bends, SCC, construction defects, etc.
The trial court noted that on direct examination, Rosalia admitted that she did not see he husband fall, but rather, after the fact, deduced what had happened.
Separate chapters are devoted to winning the discovery and Section 7114 union requests and winning direct examination and cross-examination.
It will be followed by a direct examination that will give the referees a chance to earn a blue badge.
The findings were confirmed by direct examination of the brains.
In its February draft, the committee had provided that statements contained in published treatises, periodicals, or pamphlets on a subject of history, medicine, or other science or art, established as a reliable authority by the testimony or admission of a witness or by judicial notice, might be read into evidence to the extent they were called to the attention of an expert witness during cross-examination or relied on by the expert witness in direct examination.
The CFPB only has direct examination authority over credit unions with assets of $10 billion or more assets, and those currently are Navy FCU, Pentagon FCU and State Employees Credit Union.
But upon positive direct examination and isolation of this fungus, it is necessary to carry out repeated cultures (5).
In court, a cross examination is limited to the subject matter the witnesses testified to on direct examination.
The observations we report in this paper are the closest direct examination of the framework of the living, breathing universe, he said.
Although not necessarily the most exciting part of auto cases, direct examination of the treating or consulting medical expert is critical in jurisdictions with no-fault requirements in auto cases.
It includes information on openings, "intellectually-persuasive" cross-examinations and effective closings and closing language, as well as information on arresting officers, voir dire, new approaches to standardized field sobriety tests (SFSTs), SFST expert direct examination, airblank fallacy, rising alcohol defense, medical conditions, and demonstrating witness unresponsiveness.
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