Testimony

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In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter.wikipedia
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Witness

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In the law, testimony is a form of evidence that is obtained from a witness who makes a solemn statement or declaration of fact.
It is used to compel the testimony of a witness in a trial.

Evidence (law)

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In the law, testimony is a form of evidence that is obtained from a witness who makes a solemn statement or declaration of fact.
Evidence governs the use of testimony (e.g., oral or written statements, such as an affidavit), exhibits (e.g., physical objects), documentary material, or demonstrative evidence, which are admissible (i.e., allowed to be considered by the trier of fact, such as jury) in a judicial or administrative proceeding (e.g., a court of law).

Objection (United States law)

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When a witness is asked a question, the opposing attorney can raise an objection, which is a legal move to disallow or prevent an improper question to others, preferably before the witness answers, and mentioning one of the standard reasons, including:
In the law of the United States of America, an objection is a formal protest raised in court during a trial to disallow a witness's testimony or other evidence which would be in violation of the rules of evidence or other procedural law.

Leading question

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In common law systems that rely on testimony by witnesses, a leading question or suggestive interrogation is a question that suggests the particular answer or contains the information the examiner is looking to have confirmed.

Ultimate issue (law)

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An ultimate issue in criminal law is a legal issue at stake in the prosecution of a crime for which an expert witness is providing testimony.

Hearsay

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"Hearsay is a statement, other than one made by the declarant while testifying at the trial or hearing, offered in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted."

Testimony of simplicity

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Common areas which modern Friends are said to testify are testimony towards peace, testimony to simplicity, testimony to truth and integrity, testimony to equality.
The word testimony describes the way that Friends testify or bear witness to their beliefs in their everyday life.

Expert witness

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Unless a witness is testifying as an expert witness, testimony in the form of opinions or inferences is generally limited to those opinions or inferences that are rationally based on the perceptions of the witness and are helpful to a clear understanding of the witness' testimony.
Experts in the U.S. typically are paid on an hourly basis for their services in investigating the facts, preparing a report, and if necessary, testifying during pre-trial discovery, or at trial.

Testimony of integrity

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Common areas which modern Friends are said to testify are testimony towards peace, testimony to simplicity, testimony to truth and integrity, testimony to equality.
Testimony to integrity and truth refers to the way many members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) testify or bear witness to their belief that one should live a life that is true to God, true to oneself, and true to others.

Revelation (Latter Day Saints)

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In Mormonism, testifying is also referred to as "bearing one's testimony," and often involves the sharing of personal experience—ranging from a simple anecdote to an account of personal revelation—followed by a statement of belief that has been confirmed by this experience.
Continuous revelation provides individual Latter Day Saints with a "testimony", described by Richard Bushman as "one of the most potent words in the Mormon lexicon."

Quakers

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Common areas which modern Friends are said to testify are testimony towards peace, testimony to simplicity, testimony to truth and integrity, testimony to equality. In the Religious Society of Friends, the word testimony is used to refer to the ways in which Friends testify or bear witness to their beliefs in their everyday lives.
Quakers bear witness or testify to their religious beliefs in their spiritual lives, drawing on the James advice that faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.

Daubert standard

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In United States federal law, the Daubert standard is a rule of evidence regarding the admissibility of expert witnesses' testimony.

Eyewitness memory

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Eyewitness testimony is often relied upon in the judicial system.

Philosophy of testimony

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The role of testimony in acquiring belief and knowledge has been a relatively neglected philosophical issue.

Testimony in Jewish law

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Testimony in Jewish law
Testimony in Jewish law consists of testimony by eligible witnesses to a Beit Din (court) authorized to render decisions according to halakhah (Jewish law).

Hostile witness

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Hostile witness
A hostile witness, otherwise known as an adverse witness or an unfavorable witness, is a witness at trial whose testimony on direct examination is either openly antagonistic or appears to be contrary to the legal position of the party who called the witness.

Latin America

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This usage of the term comes originally from Latin America and the Spanish term "testimonio" when it emerged from human rights tribunals, truth commissions, and other international human rights instruments in countries such as Chile and Argentina.
There has also been considerable attention paid to the genre of testimonio, texts produced in collaboration with subaltern subjects such as Rigoberta Menchú.

Strike from the record

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To strike from the record is for a judge to forbid a decision maker (such as a juror) to consider a particular piece of testimony or other evidence when deciding the case even though he or she has already learned what that evidence or testimony concerned.

Law

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In the law, testimony is a form of evidence that is obtained from a witness who makes a solemn statement or declaration of fact. In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter.

Religion

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In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter.

Latin

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The words "testimony" and "testify" both derive from the Latin word testis, referring to the notion of a disinterested third-party witness.

Third-party source

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The words "testimony" and "testify" both derive from the Latin word testis, referring to the notion of a disinterested third-party witness.

Oath

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Testimony may be oral or written, and it is usually made by oath or affirmation under penalty of perjury.

Affirmation in law

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Testimony may be oral or written, and it is usually made by oath or affirmation under penalty of perjury.

Perjury

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Testimony may be oral or written, and it is usually made by oath or affirmation under penalty of perjury.