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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 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 ...
ADVERSE WITNESS see witness [ADVERSE [HOSTILE] WITNESS]. ADVICE AND CONSENT term relating to the provision of Art. II, Sec. 2, Cl. 2 of the Constitution requiring the President to have approval (advice and consent) of two -thirds of ...
by Arthur English
Adverse witness. See WITNESS, ADVERSE. Adversus. Opposite to; against. Advertisement. Information by printing in a newspaper or posting. Advertisement, official.
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 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 ...
The examinations are kept secret until publication passes, after which either party is allowed to except, by a plea called an exceptive allegation, to the credit of an adverse witness. When the cause is heard, the judge first peruses and carefully ...
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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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