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Definition of the noun adverse witness
What does adverse witness mean as a name of something?
- a witness whose relationship to the opposing party is such that his or her testimony may be prejudiced against the opposing party
Alternative definition of the noun adverse witness
- [legal] A witness called on behalf of an adverse party.
- synonym: hostile witness
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by Steven H. Gifis
ADVERSE WITNESS see witness [ADVERSE [HOSTILE] WITNESS]. ADVICE AND CONSENT term relating to the provision of the Constitution requiring the President to have approval (advice and consent) of twothirds of the Senate before ...
by Arthur English
Adverse witness. See WITNESS, ADVERSE. Adversus. Opposite to; against. Advertisement. Information by printing in a newspaper or posting. Advertisement, official.
by Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Hill
adverse witness see: hostile witness advisory opinion an opinion by a court, administrative agency, or attorney general that does not resolve a dispute between parties but instead states the legal ...
A Dictionary of Law (2009)
by Elizabeth A. Martin
See also ADVERSE WITNESS ; COMPELLABLEWITNESS ;HOSTILE WITNESS . witnessing part See DEED. witness's oath SeeOATH. witness summons1.In civil proceedings, adocument issued by the court underPart 34 ofthe *Civil ...
A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen
and the drive toward providing highquality care with accountability hostile witness Adverse witness, unfavourable witness A witness in a trial who testifies for the opposing party and is subject to crossexamination by the same party that called ...
A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen
are expected to increase in number given the financial pressures that place a premium on efficiency of care, and the drive toward providing highquality care with accountability hostile witness Adverse witness, unfavourable witness A witness ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
— compare AFFIANT, DEPONENT adverse witness : a witness who is called by or associated with an opposing party or who by statement, conduct, or other evidence (as of relationship) shows bias against or is injurious to the case of the ...
by Frederick Stroud, Elsie May Wheeler, John McDonald Burke
An “ Adverse Witness, " within ...
by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli
adverse witness A witness who gives evidence on a material that is prejudicial 0r unfavorable to the party that original called the witness. advice ...
by Archibald Brown
ADVERSE WITNESS. This is defined to be a witness whose mind discloses a bias hostile to the party examining him; it is not a witness whose evidence being honestly'given, is adverse to the case of the examinant. See titles Evrnnncn ...
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Adverse witness Meaning
Video shows what adverse witness means. A witness called on behalf of an adverse party.. adverse witness synonyms: hostile witness. Adverse witness ...
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