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Asked in Parenting and Children
Leading questions may be asked of a hostile witness during direct examination?
An examiner can ask leading questions of a hostile witness because he is seeking answers to questions this person is unwilling to give voluntarily. However, this can only be done on cross-examination. Asking leading questions on direct examination is considered "coaching" the witness to provide a certain answer. ...
Asked in Business and Industry
What kind of questions are asked during a deposition for sexual harassment?
Deposition questions include the background of the perpetrator, employment history, knowledge about the sexual harassment law and knowledge of the company policies. The plaintiff's job performance will also be asked, and the work relationship with the plaintiff.?æ ...
How much information may be shared by an interviewer with a paralegal or lawyer during an employment interview?
What Information that may be shared by an interviewer with a paralegal or lawyer during an employment interview ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
Is perjury committed during depositions punishable in SC and how does one press charges?
Depositions are sworn documents (i.e.: taken under oath). If the person being deposed knowingly perjures themslves (gives false answers) during their deposition they may be cited for lying under oath, but an individual, themselves, may not 'press charges' over it. If the contents of the deposition are used in court you, or your attorney, must impeach the witness during verbal examination, and then ask the judge to hold the witness iin contempt. ...
Asked in Civil Lawsuits, Lawyers
A lawyer may conduct a deposition during what phase of a civil trial?
Lawyer may conduct a deposition during the discovery stage of a civil trial. ...
What is a Depositions Lawyer?
A depositions lawyer is a lawyer who specializes in depositions. They have an understanding of what information should be contained in a deposition in order to win a court case for their plaintiff or defendant. They also understand everything that needs to take place in order for the deposition to be used legally in a court of law. A deposition is when a witness makes an oral statement outside of court. The statement is then written or typed so that it...
Asked in US Constitution, Court Procedure
If a person is called to the court as witness is it necessary for him to attend?
If a person is not able to attend a trial, many times the witness can make an official statement, called a deposition. Added: YES, it IS necessary. While the above statement could be true in rare circumstances - unless the witness is near death or suffering from grave injuries preventing his attendance, a court will seldom, if ever, accept a depostion in lieu of live testimony, during which the witness can be cross examined. ...
Asked in Civil Lawsuits
What if you show up for a deposition for a civil lawsuit and don't answer questions or produce documents?
A refusal to disclose information which has been compelled will have detrimental consequences. In fact you may not only lose you're case, but you can also be held in contempt of court. Your non-cooperation with the court will also be cited on the record. A refusal to disclose information includes not only refusing to turn in documents but also refusing to answer questions during a deposition. ...
Asked in The Kite Runner
What do they witness at the soccer match in The Kite Runner?
They witness a woman and a man get stoned during the half time
Can a judge seek to elicit testimony or suggest types of evidence to be presented or ask questions of a witness?
During a jury trial, absolutely not. The only time I've ever heard a judge directly question a witness was during a non-jury trial when they wanted to elicit specific information about a complicated subjet that the witness had already tesitified to under direct and cross. Anything else, such as suggested in the question, would be MOST improper and result in a mis-trial. ...
Asked in War and Military History, Holocaust
To bear witness to the the holocast what does it mean?
It means to tell the truth of what happened during the violent times of the holocaust events during WW2. Someone who "bears witness" is a person who testifies to what he saw. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
What happen when the witness is absent during the trial?
It depends on why the witness is not there, what kind of witness it is, what kind of case it is, and what sort of evidence the witness is expected to give. In a criminal trial, the case may be dismissed if there is no witness. Or the trial may be delayed while law enforcement finds and brings the witness to court (if they are ignoring a subpoena). If the witness is ill or travelling, the case may be continued to wait...
Asked in Lakes and Rivers
What changes take place in a river during the three stages of its course?
Erosion, Transportation, Deposition
What harsh tactic did santa Anna witness at the battle of medina?
He witness mass executions and would use the same tactics during the Texas Revolution. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
What is the term for the person that records the proceedings during a deposition?
As far as I have found, the term is "court reporter." Stenographer is what they are normally referred to in a deposition. They are usually qualified to serve as a court reporter, but work outside the court. ...
Asked in Criminal Law
How do you file perjury charges that occurred in depositions?
what do I do when someone lies during deposition how do I file perjury charges ...