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2010-01-30 09:00:13
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Perjury is to lying as homicide is to killing someone.


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No. In court, lying is lying.

Perjury is lying while under oath.

Perjury is lying or giving false testimony under oath to a court.

After lying in the previous trial he was now up on a charge of perjury.

Purgery perjury or foreswearing

When a person perjurs themselves or commits perjury it means they HAVE LIED UNDER OATH. Meaning, they've sworn to tell the truth and then didn't and then got caught. A person commits a crime when they tell lies in court. The crime is called "perjury." For example, lying to a police officer is not perjury. Lying to the judge is perjury.

Lying under oath is considered perjury and is punishable by fines and/or imprisonment.

Perjury. And yes it is a crime.

Perjury is a crime. It means lying when under oath eg when in court. It was not invented by Shakespeare.

Lying under oath in a civil court is perjury. It is punishable by law.

Perjury is willfully lying under oath to tell the truth. An example sentence could be "John committed perjury when he told the jury he did not steal the car when he actually did."

No unless it says under penalty of perjury

Lying under oath is called perjury.

when you lie to the police it is just lying, it is perjury when you have sworn an oath in court to tell the truth, and you tell a lie, this is also a crime.

Lying under oath is a big 'no-no' and the judge MIGHT consider it perjury. I would file a motion for a re-hearing and bring the evidence to the judge's attention.

If a person is lying under oath, they are committing perjury. There are fines and jail time associated with lying under oath in a court of law.

There are punishments for perjury, lying under oath.

Bill Clinton was impeached by the House for lying in December of 1998 .

The statement is made under the penalty of perjury. The person making the statement is swearing that it is true and correct, with the understanding that he or she could be charged with perjury for lying.

perjury There is no "legal" word for telling a lie. Perjury means lieing after having taken an oath or affirming under penalties of law to tell the truth.

Not in the USA. I wish it was!Answer:Lying to a police officer can be obstruction of justice.Lying for material gain can be considered fraud.Lying under oath is perjury, even if it is "just about sex".Lying about someone else can be slander (or libel, if you do it in writing).

Lying under oath is called perjury. Under US federal law, perjury is a felony and is punishable by up to 5 years in prison.

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