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  • There was no legal council, no public hearing, no cross-examining of evidence, no appeals.†   (source)
  • That afternoon the principal tried cross-examining me, but I wouldn't cop to anything.†   (source)
  • Lawton steps up to cross-examine Williams.†   (source)
  • She was a lawyer, so it was easy to imagine her cross-examining me, and I fell into defending myself: He wanted us to do it, and why shouldn't we do it?†   (source)
  • It's like he was cross-examining my subconscious, looking for some clue he might have missed the ninety-ninth time around.†   (source)
  • Jack, you're cross-examining him!†   (source)
  • He smiled in reaction before launching into more cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Some of the chain's top executives were forced to appear on the stand and endure days of cross-examination by the pair of self-taught attorneys.†   (source)
  • It involves a technique of cross-examination, by which truth is arrived at.†   (source)
  • Nels Gudmundsson now tottered to his feet in order to cross-examine Sterling Whitman.†   (source)
  • Palmgren was brilliant during the two hours in which he cross-examined the physician, a Dr. Jesper H. Löderman, who had signed his name to the recommendation that Salander be locked away in an institution.†   (source)
  • Old Mr. Fleming. a classic country lawyer more happily at home with land deeds than ill deeds, opened the cross-examination.†   (source)
  • The prosecutor was in the middle of his cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Her cross-examination by Malouk bothered me deeply.†   (source)
  • What are you cross-examining me for?†   (source)
  • Through my cross-examination and attempts to force the judge to recuse himself, I had made the statements I wanted about the unfairness of the court.†   (source)
  • Whether it was an unkempt mustache as in Meggesto's case, or grainy beads of sweat, it was an ugliness I focused on as each one cross-examined me.†   (source)
  • The thought of a defense attorney cross-examining her didn't sit well with me.†   (source)
  • Any cross-examination, Mr. Lanier?†   (source)
  • What is this, cross-examination?†   (source)
  • We won't be able to cross-examine you, or bring you into a federal court, or even have you sign a deposition.†   (source)
  • And, like a lawyer, he cross-examined Annie about her life, forcing her to describe and analyze it in a way that made it seem as fresh to her as it did to him.†   (source)
  • When he finished speaking, Mark rose for the cross-examination.†   (source)
  • However, Holabird assured him that under cross-examination, Madden would do more to harm the defense's case than good.†   (source)
  • Seeming to sense this, Bellagrog pounced during the cross-examination.†   (source)
  • I wanted to discuss some of the more incriminating evidence with her, but more important, I needed to see how well Angel would hold up under cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Now upon my careful cross-examination I was able to demonstrate that there were no eyewitnesses and no other evidence tying you to the scene of this …. little situation.†   (source)
  • The women and the teenage girls, however, were socially free to cross-examine her to their hearts' content.†   (source)
  • Since when did she cross-examine him?†   (source)
  • But you are warned that any testimony that you give may be used against you and that you will be subject to cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Who do you think you are to start cross-examining us?†   (source)
  • Which reminded me that we were missing nearly all of Mr. Gilmer's cross-examination.   (source)
  • After several minutes of cross-examination, Eric continued.   (source)
    cross-examination = re-questioning of a witness who has already been questioned by the other side in court
  • He flicked his white hair from his forehead and approached the coroner for the cross-examination.   (source)
  • This was as much as I heard of Mr. Gilmer's cross-examination, because Jem made me take Dill out.   (source)
    cross-examination = the re-questioning of a witness who has already been questioned by the other side in court
  • Well, Mr. Finch didn't act that way to Mayella and old man Ewell when he cross-examined them.   (source)
    cross-examined = re-questioned a witness who had already been questioned by the other side in court
  • It has relied instead upon the testimony of two witnesses whose evidence has not only been called into serious question on cross-examination, but has been flatly contradicted by the defendant.   (source)
    cross-examination = the re-questioning of a witness who has already been questioned by the other side in court
  • Fetyukovitch began his cross-examination.   (source)
  • "But the cross-examination again, to-morrow?" he said with bitterness.   (source)
    cross-examination = re-questioning of a witness who has already been questioned by the other side in court
  • It was then Fetyukovitch began his cross-examination.   (source)
    cross-examination = the re-questioning of a witness who has already been questioned by the other side in court
  • "Well," I returned, glad for once to get the better of him in cross-examination, "I do not know, for I have not made up my mind."   (source)
  • "Come, Jobling," says Mr. Guppy in his encouraging cross-examination-tone, "I think you know Krook, the Chancellor, across the lane?"   (source)
  • Mr. Guppy, who has an inquiring mind in matters of evidence and who has been suffering severely from the lassitude of the long vacation, takes that interest in the case that he enters on a regular cross-examination of the witness, which is found so interesting by the ladies that Mrs. Snagsby politely invites him to step upstairs and drink a cup of tea, if he will excuse the disarranged state of the tea-table, consequent on their previous exertions.   (source)
  • We dived into the City, and came up in a crowded police-court, where a blood-relation (in the murderous sense) of the deceased, with the fanciful taste in brooches, was standing at the bar, uncomfortably chewing something; while my guardian had a woman under examination or cross-examination,—I don't know which,—and was striking her, and the bench, and everybody present, with awe.   (source)
  • So Alyosha's cross-examination ended.   (source)
  • Grushenka's cross-examination did not last long and, of course, there could be nothing particularly new in her evidence.   (source)
  • When, after Rakitin's cross-examination, the President asked the prisoner if he had anything to say, Mitya cried loudly: "Since I've been arrested, he has borrowed money from me!"   (source)
  • Nevertheless, I cross-examined some of the witnesses for over three hours.†   (source)
  • Right, but Petrocelli didn't even bother with a lengthy cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Then he even altered that, said he put in a spare battery, but only on cross-examination.†   (source)
  • For his cross-examination, Bobby Lee Cook took a kindly-uncle tone.†   (source)
  • Even during the lengthy cross-examination by Chapman, Myers was unwavering.†   (source)
  • When she is finished, Seiler steps up for cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Spencer Lawton stepped up for the cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Spencer Lawton then cross-examined Mrs. Dowling.†   (source)
  • A poker-faced Sonny Seiler cross-examined the unsuspecting Detective Jordan.†   (source)
  • In the United States you can cross-examine members of the government in a normal court of law.†   (source)
  • Because you're probably quite astute at cross-examination, counselor.†   (source)
  • I stepped away from her before she could cross-examine me.†   (source)
  • The last assertion was promptly challenged by Logan Green, who undertook the cross-examination.†   (source)
  • The next day, Holabird began his cross-examination of Singbe.†   (source)
  • You have to be the one who cross-examines him.†   (source)
  • Wade Lanier began his toxic cross-examination by asking about Simeon.†   (source)
  • I will not be cross-examined, you know, not by you, not by anyone.†   (source)
  • Those who choose to make such a statement usually do so to avoid cross-examination.†   (source)
  • At 11:00 a.m., after almost two hours on the stand, Jake tendered the witness for cross-examination.†   (source)
  • When Baldwin had finished, Holabird stood up to cross-examine, but Judson stopped him.†   (source)
  • Walter had to bear the brunt of the cross-examination that Yutar had prepared for me.†   (source)
  • The afternoon session began with the cross-examining of witnesses.†   (source)
  • Holabird cross-examined Day asking again about the slave incident.†   (source)
  • It would be impossible for you to cross-examine him.†   (source)
  • Each of you may call your own witnesses and cross-examine those called by the proponents.†   (source)
  • Lieutenant Spieksma said to Hendrick, "Do you wish to cross-examine the witnesses?†   (source)
  • 26 Alvin Hooks began his cross-examination by perching himself on the edge of the prosecutor's table and crossing his well-shined shoes in front of him as though he were relaxing on a street corner.†   (source)
  • Susan Marie Heine has testified under cross-examination that Carl did not give your husband an unequivocal no answer regarding the purchase of these seven acres, Carl did not lead your husband to believe no hope existed for reclaiming his family's property.†   (source)
  • In fact, in the course of cross-examining the sheriff, your counsel—Mr. Gudmundsson—made reference to this report, including an item on page twenty-seven which says—†   (source)
  • 3 Nels Gudmundsson, the attorney who had been appointed to defend Kabuo Miyamoto, rose to cross-examine Art Moran with a slow and deliberate geriatric awkwardness, then roughly cleared the phlegm from his throat and hooked his thumbs behind his suspenders where they met their tiny black catch buttons.†   (source)
  • After a brief and faltering cross-examination by a shaken Spencer Lawton, Marilyn Case stepped down from the stand.†   (source)
  • Each responded to Spencer Lawton's questions, then submitted to cross-examination by Sonny Seiler, and left the stand.†   (source)
  • "Now, Jim," he said, "we're coming into this trial with some serious problems, and I don't want to give Lawton a chance to tangle you up on cross-examination.†   (source)
  • On cross-examination, John Wright Jones brought out the fact that once, in the middle of a backgammon game, Jim Williams had accused Greg Kerr of cheating and had then hit him over the head with the backgammon board.†   (source)
  • The defense table did not object once to the testimony nor did we cross-examine the witness when Jim had finished.†   (source)
  • "I was planning to make it a point to be in the courtroom for her cross-examination:' Baker said with a smirk.†   (source)
  • Finished with his patients, Moody joined us in the living room to find himself firmly cross-examined by Aga Hakim.†   (source)
  • Lacy Houghton had not stopped crying, and Selena knew she had to-or the cross-examination was going to be a disaster.†   (source)
  • Cross-examining us makes them look bad.†   (source)
  • Cross-examining her.†   (source)
  • Add to this the fact that for whatever reason, Peter had stopped communicating with Jordan except for the odd grunt, and that his first order of the morning would be to cross-examine the knight in shining armor who'd rushed into the school to confront the evil shooter-well, being a defense attorney didn't get much more fabulous than this.†   (source)
  • He put Landers on the stand to describe the crime scene and explain the investigation, but on cross-examination I was able to paint a picture of Tester first drinking beer at the Purple Pig, then spending the money he'd received from a church at a strip club.†   (source)
  • The defense waived cross-examination, a policy they pursued with the next three witnesses (Nancy Ewalt's father, Clarence, and Sheriff Earl Robinson, and the county coroner, Dr. Robert Fenton), each of whom added to the narrative of events that sunny November morning: the discovery, finally, of all four victims, and accounts of how they looked, and, from Dr. Fenton, a clinical diagnosis of why-"Severe traumas to brain and vital cranial structures inflicted by a shotgun.†   (source)
  • May I propose that we break for lunch, and that I be allowed to carry out my cross-examination of the witness after lunch without interruption?†   (source)
  • In cross-examining the K.B.I. personnel, the defense attorneys, a beleaguered pair, argued that the admissions of guilt had been obtained by improper means-brutal interrogation in sweltering, brightly lighted, closet-like rooms.†   (source)
  • We decided that instead of giving testimony, I would read a statement from the dock, while the others would testify and go through cross-examination.†   (source)
  • During cross-examination we learned that Mtolo had been a petty criminal before joining MK and had been imprisoned three previous times for theft.†   (source)
  • In his cross-examination of Grabeau, Holabird asked how the slaves had been treated since they had come to America.†   (source)
  • The cross-examination by Holabird, who pointed out that Gibbs was not an authority on African languages and in fact did not even speak any African languages, seemed to make an impact with Judson.†   (source)
  • He was distressed that I would not be testifying for he had undoubtedly prepared for my cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Wade Lanier had no cross-examination.†   (source)
  • We gave every indication that I was going to testify so that they would spend their time planning their cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Wade Lanier began his cross-examination with "Let's talk about this timberland in South Carolina, Ms.†   (source)
  • He began, "One of the most important tools a lawyer has in the courtroom is the chance to cross-examine opposing witnesses.†   (source)
  • Because a witness making a statement from the dock does not submit to cross-examination or questions from the bench, the statement does not have the same legal weight as ordinary testimony.†   (source)
  • We had maintained a good pace and the cross-examinations had been shorter than I had expected.†   (source)
  • He was famous for his lacerating cross-examinations.†   (source)
  • Jem was not one to dwell on past defeats: it seemed the only message he got from Atticus was insight into the art of cross examination.†   (source)
  • Throughout the four days of prosecution testimony, Bobby Lee Cook rose repeatedly to challenge the state's witnesses in blistering cross-examinations.†   (source)
  • Finally, I learned that she had been subjected to numerous cross-examinations, particularly by Moody's nephew's wife, Malouk.†   (source)
  • We were shown into a small drawing-room, and when Mrs Todd, with obvious reluctance, had left the room, Poirot commenced his cross-examination.†   (source)
  • I won't cross-examine the witness.†   (source)
  • They couldn't exactly remember--after all, it was a long while back--but suddenly, when I was on the point of giving up the cross-examination, one of the nuns remarked quite casually, 'I think the doctor said he was brought here by a woman.'†   (source)
  • But I am not going to be cross-examined about him; and if you ask anything more I won't answer!"†   (source)
  • He did it, as before, in the stern tone of a cross-examination, adding a scowl.†   (source)
  • "Don't you think, monsieur, that this cross-examination has lasted long enough?†   (source)
  • Their neighbours had turned to listen to the cross-examination.†   (source)
  • This was really cross-examination—an attack on his own witness.†   (source)
  • You've cross-examined my landlady, I'll be bound….†   (source)
  • "Was you a party in anything, ma'am?" says Mr. Guppy, transferring his cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Are you aware, or are you not aware, that none of these witnesses have yet been cross-examined?†   (source)
  • You want to cross-examine me officially in due form?†   (source)
  • He cross-examined his very wine when he had nothing else in hand.†   (source)
  • I have cross-examined him several times," Nikolay Parfenovitch confirmed warmly.†   (source)
  • We've cross-examined him several times."†   (source)
  • Mr Dedalus had ordered drisheens for breakfast and during the meal he cross-examined the waiter for local news.†   (source)
  • "I wish you wouldn't cross-examine me.'†   (source)
  • He now rejoiced in the possession of a small weapon with which he could prostrate his comrade at the first signs of a cross-examination.†   (source)
  • But, alas, as Mason in cross-examining them was quick to point out, they had never heard of Roberta Alden or her trouble or even of Clyde's social relationship with her.†   (source)
  • You don't cross-examine poor castaways you had the good luck to save, if not from cruel death, then at least from cruel suffering.†   (source)
  • Chapter Two First Cross-examination K. was informed by telephone that there would be a small hearing concerning his case the following Sunday.†   (source)
  • She would have to appear in court, identify the prisoner, and submit to cross-examination by an Indian lawyer.†   (source)
  • Every detail of the damaging circumstances that occurred in the graveyard upon that morning which all present remembered so well was brought out by credible witnesses, but none of them were cross-examined by Potter's lawyer.†   (source)
  • And Belknap in his cross-examination inquiring of this witness how, being one hundred and seventy-five feet distant, he could swear that it was a tripod that he saw, and Biggens insisting that it was—it was bright yellow and wood and had brass clops and three legs.†   (source)
  • And again at this point, on cross-examination, Belknap trying to extract any admissions or impressions which would tend to make it look as though Roberta was a little less reserved and puritanical than all the witnesses had thus far painted her, but failing.†   (source)
  • "But now, Clyde," proceeded Jephson who, fearful lest Mason on the cross-examination and in connection with Clyde's credibility as a witness should delve into the matter of the wrecked car and the slain child in Kansas City and so mar the effect of the story he was now about to tell, was determined to be beforehand in this.†   (source)
  • Belknap—looking like an Albany beau—the one on whom was to fall the burden of the opening presentation of the case as well as the cross-examining, now saying: "Now you're not going to get frightened or show any evidence of nervousness at anything that may be said or done at any time, are you, Clyde?†   (source)
  • He listened to his steward, cross-examined him, and only agreed to his suggestions when the implement to be ordered or constructed was the very newest, not yet known in Russia, and likely to excite wonder.†   (source)
  • Why are you cross-examining me?†   (source)
  • Then followed this cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Cross-examined by Wilson, she said the twins proclaimed their innocence; declared that they had been taking a walk, and had hurried to the house in response to a cry for help which was so loud and strong that they had heard it at a considerable distance; that they begged her and the gentlemen just mentioned to examine their hands and clothes—which was done, and no blood stains found.†   (source)
  • I told him as much as I thought proper of her illness, and he extorted from me, by cross-examination, most of the facts connected with its origin.†   (source)
  • Mr. Lippet conducted an artful cross-examination of these two witnesses, but, after consuming much time, was compelled to relinquish the attempt to obtain any advantage, in despair.†   (source)
  • His mind was so occupied with imaginary arguments against such suspicions, that he could not listen to the cross-examination by Hetty's counsel, who tried, without result, to elicit evidence that the prisoner had shown some movements of maternal affection towards the child.†   (source)
  • The prisoner's counsel was cross-examining this witness with no result, except that he had never seen the prisoner on any other occasion, when the wigged gentleman who had all this time been looking at the ceiling of the court, wrote a word or two on a little piece of paper, screwed it up, and tossed it to him.†   (source)
  • When, however, it was discovered, by a serious cross-examination, that the Thane of Coningsburgh (or Franklin, as the Normans termed him) had no idea what he had been devouring, and that he had taken the contents of the Karum-pie for larks and pigeons, whereas they were in fact beccaficoes and nightingales, his ignorance brought him in for an ample share of the ridicule which would have been more justly bestowed on his gluttony.†   (source)
  • And then he asked, with a cross-examining air, "How much money might there be in the bags, Master Marner?"†   (source)
  • Tom was gradually allowed to shuffle through his lessons with less rigor, and having Philip to help him, he was able to make some show of having applied his mind in a confused and blundering way, without being cross-examined into a betrayal that his mind had been entirely neutral in the matter.†   (source)
  • The King looked anxiously at the White Rabbit, who said in a low voice, 'Your Majesty must cross-examine THIS witness.'†   (source)
  • …he had also a little information to ask him for, concerning a professional man of unquestioned erudition and polished manners—but those credentials in their highest development he believed were the possession of other professors of the healing art (jury droop)—whom he had happened to have in the witness-box the day before yesterday, and from whom he had elicited in cross-examination that he claimed to be one of the exponents of this new mode of treatment which appeared to Bar to—eh?†   (source)
  • At last, everybody was dressed, including Nicholas, who had come home to fetch them, and they went away in a coach sent by the brothers for the purpose: Mrs Nickleby wondering very much what they would have for dinner, and cross-examining Nicholas as to the extent of his discoveries in the morning; whether he had smelt anything cooking at all like turtle, and if not, what he had smelt; and diversifying the conversation with reminiscences of dinners to which she had gone some twenty…†   (source)
  • And he added in an undertone to the Queen, 'Really, my dear, YOU must cross-examine the next witness.†   (source)
  • But to be a town councilor and discuss how many dustmen are needed, and how chimneys shall be constructed in the town in which I don't live—to serve on a jury and try a peasant who's stolen a flitch of bacon, and listen for six hours at a stretch to all sorts of jabber from the counsel for the defense and the prosecution, and the president cross-examining my old half-witted Alioshka, 'Do you admit, prisoner in the dock, the fact of the removal of the bacon?'†   (source)
  • Oh, I am not cross-examining you.†   (source)
  • "Yes, my boy, yes—it's taken all the time since I first went; but they're slow, they're slow; and there's the counsel they've got for her puts a spoke in the wheel whenever he can, and makes a deal to do with cross-examining the witnesses and quarrelling with the other lawyers.†   (source)
  • He saw at once that it was the intention of the practitioner to conceal the nature of his business, even from the private secretary of Judge Temple; and he knew too well the difficulty of comprehending the meaning of Mr. Van der School, when the gentleman most wished to be luminous in his discourse, not to abandon all thoughts of a discovery, when he perceived that the attorney was endeavoring to avoid anything like an approach to a cross-examination.†   (source)
  • The colonel, thinking it all over, made up his mind not to pursue the matter further, but then for his own satisfaction proceeded to cross-examine Vronsky about his interview; and it was a long while before he could restrain his laughter, as Vronsky described how the government clerk, after subsiding for a while, would suddenly flare up again, as he recalled the details, and how Vronsky, at the last half word of conciliation, skillfully maneuvered a retreat, shoving Petritsky out…†   (source)
  • "I believe it's a sort of legal rule, a sort of legal tradition—for all investigating lawyers—to begin their attack from afar, with a trivial, or at least an irrelevant subject, so as to encourage, or rather, to divert the man they are cross-examining, to disarm his caution and then all at once to give him an unexpected knock-down blow with some fatal question.†   (source)
  • It was a dull evening, for Wemmick drew his wine, when it came round, quite as a matter of business,—just as he might have drawn his salary when that came round,—and with his eyes on his chief, sat in a state of perpetual readiness for cross-examination.†   (source)
  • Now, I'll ask you another question,"—taking possession of Mr. Wopsle, as if he had a right to him,—"do you know that none of these witnesses have yet been cross-examined?"†   (source)
  • He held it between himself and the candle, tasted the port, rolled it in his mouth, swallowed it, looked at his glass again, smelt the port, tried it, drank it, filled again, and cross-examined the glass again, until I was as nervous as if I had known the wine to be telling him something to my disadvantage.†   (source)
  • "He's been severely cross-examined," observed Alyosha thoughtfully; "but every one came to the conclusion it was not he.†   (source)
  • At last the counsel for the defense began to cross-examine him, and the first question he asked was about the envelope in which Fyodor Pavlovitch was supposed to have put three thousand roubles for "a certain person."†   (source)
  • The prosecutor and counsel for the defense began cross-examining her, chiefly to ascertain what had induced her to conceal such a document and to give her evidence in quite a different tone and spirit just before.†   (source)
  • When Fetyukovitch had to cross-examine him, he scarcely tried to refute his evidence, but began asking him about an incident at the first carousal at Mokroe, a month before the arrest, when Timofey and another peasant called Akim had picked up on the floor in the passage a hundred roubles dropped by Mitya when he was drunk, and had given them to Trifon Borissovitch and received a rouble each from him for doing so.†   (source)
  • I have told you already, Athenians, the whole truth about this matter: they like to hear the cross-examination of the pretenders to wisdom; there is amusement in it.†   (source)
  • Now this duty of cross-examining other men has been imposed upon me by God; and has been signified to me by oracles, visions, and in every way in which the will of divine power was ever intimated to any one.†   (source)
  • And if the person with whom I am arguing, says: Yes, but I do care; then I do not leave him or let him go at once; but I proceed to interrogate and examine and cross-examine him, and if I think that he has no virtue in him, but only says that he has, I reproach him with undervaluing the greater, and overvaluing the less.†   (source)
  • All who from envy and malice have persuaded you--some of them having first convinced themselves--all this class of men are most difficult to deal with; for I cannot have them up here, and cross-examine them, and therefore I must simply fight with shadows in my own defence, and argue when there is no one who answers.†   (source)
  • His cross-examinations had been deadly.†   (source)
  • Miss Bartlett, by this timely exercise of her muscles, gained more than she would have got in hours of preaching or cross examination.†   (source)
  • Cross-examinations could even be held in the night, for instance, but K. would probably not be fresh enough at that time.†   (source)
  • He was made aware that these cross examinations would follow one another regularly, perhaps not every week but quite frequently.†   (source)
  • …whirlwinds have ripped him away—no fame for him!
    And I live here, cut off from the world, with all my pigs.
    I never go into town unless, perhaps, wise Penelope
    calls me back, when news drops in from nowhere.
    There they crowd the messenger, cross-examine him,
    heartsick for their long-lost lord or all too glad
    to eat him out of house and home, scot-free.
    But I've no love for all that probing, prying,
    not since some Aetolian fooled me with his yarn.
    He'd killed a man, wandered…†   (source)
  • She then cross-examined all the articles which had raised her fears on the other side, and found, on fairly sifting the matter, that there was very little in them.†   (source)
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