perjury


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lying under oath

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criminal offense of making false statements under oath

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conviction for perjury rather than for the crime that gained the
During Sheridan's trial for perjury in 2010, Coulson, 47, had denied knowing anything about hacking at the NotW.
45, from Hale, Cheshire, who faces two counts of perjury.
Gartside is summonsed to answer five allegations of perjury and one of fraud while Bolton, the club, have also been summonsed to appear in court next month in relation to allegations of making "numerous false and representational contracts" in June and July 2007.
Lane County prosecutors filed the perjury charge a few weeks after a jury convicted Davis of two counts of second- degree manslaughter and one count of driving under the influence of intoxicants.
Jailing him yesterday, the judge said that the defendant had made matters very much worse for himself by committing perjury again in the crown court.
In May, British Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson was arrested and charged with committing perjury at the same trial.
The Prime Minister's former director of communications Andy Coulson has been charged over allegations he committed perjury during the trial of former MSP Tommy Sheridan.
Jan Poot already lodged his complaint about perjury in 2009.
He claimed "witnesses" had lied during his perjury trial and said he would have "a strong appeal that will hopefully lead to the quashing of my unfair, unsafe and unsound conviction".
But Sheridan and wife Gail, both 46, were later charged with perjury over statements they made during the defamation case.
A MAN has been jailed for perjury after lying about a pounds 125 fine imposed SEVEN years ago.
Paul Burrell will not be formally investigated for perjury following claims he did not tell the "whole truth" to the inquest into the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, Scotland Yard said yesterday.
But the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) said in statement there was insufficient admissible evidence to prove that an act of perjury had been committed.
In a second case growing out of the City Hall ``pay-to-play'' corruption scandal, a former Hahn administration commissioner faced charges Wednesday of bribery, conflict of interest, perjury and embezzlement.