contradict a witness

заперечувати (спростовувати) свідчення (свідка); суперечити свідку

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  • WITNESS — (Heb. עֵד, one that has personal knowledge of an event or a fact. The evidence of at least two witnesses was required for convicting the accused (Num. 35:30; Deut. 17:6; 19:15; cf. I Kings 21:10, 13). Commercial transactions of importance took… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Witness impeachment — Witness impeachment, in the law of evidence, is the process of calling into question the credibility of an individual who is testifying in a trial. There are a number of ways that a witness may properly be impeached, and several ways that,… …   Wikipedia

  • contradict yourself — phrase to say the opposite of what you have said before In his confusion, he kept contradicting himself. Thesaurus: to change your opinion, attitudes or behavioursynonym Main entry: contradict * * * contradict yourself : to say or do something… …   Useful english dictionary

  • contradict — I verb ab re discrepare, abrogate, affirm the contrary, annul, answer back, argue, assert the contrary, assert the opposite, challenge, clash, come in conflict with, conflict, confute, contradicere, contrast, contravene, controvert, counter,… …   Law dictionary

  • Witness — For other uses, see Witness (disambiguation). Evidence …   Wikipedia

  • contradict — 01. Cuts to the health budget seem to [contradict] the governor s promise to improve health care in our state. 02. The marks on the prisoner s body [contradicted] government claims that he had died of natural causes. 03. What he says, and what he …   Grammatical examples in English

  • contradict — con|tra|dict [ˌkɔntrəˈdıkt US ˌka:n ] v [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of contradicere, from contra ( CONTRA ) + dicere to say ] 1.) [I and T] to disagree with something, especially by saying that the opposite is true ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • contradict — To disprove. To prove a fact contrary to what has been asserted by a witness …   Black's law dictionary

  • bear false witness — I verb abrogate, affirm the contrary, apostatize, be deceitful, be devoid of truth, be dishonest, be erroneous, be faithless, be fallacious, be false, be forsworn, be fraudulent, be insincere, be mendacious, be perfidious, be perjured, be… …   Law dictionary

  • Criminal Procedure Act 1865 — The Criminal Procedure Act 1865[1] Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act for amending the Law of Evidence and Practice on Criminal Trials …   Wikipedia

  • Deposition (law) — Civil procedure in the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Doctrines of civil procedure Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction Diversity jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction Removal jurisdiction Venue Change of venue …   Wikipedia

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