Posts Tagged 'Witness Examinations'

R v. R.M. (cross-examination of police witnesses) | Examples Of Favourable Verdicts

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ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

AGAINST

RUBEN MILLER

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EXCERPTS OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT TRIAL
[EVIDENCE CALLED]
BEFORE THE HONOURABLE MR, JUSTICE REINIER
On Monday, August 25th, 2006
At Old City Hall, TORONTO, Ontario

Courtroom 123

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APPEARANCES:

M. Kreuk, Ms. Counsel for the Crown

T. Pain, Mr. Counsel for Ruben Miller

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EXCERPT OF THE PROCEEDINGS:

HAYDEN DUBOIS: SWORN

EXAMINATION IN-CHIEF BY MS. KREUK:

Q. Good afternoon, Officer Dubois.
A. Hello.
Q. I understand you’re a member of the Toronto ...

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R. v. M.D. (examination of a defence witness) | Examples Of Favourable Verdicts

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EXAMINATION IN-CHIEF OF DR. EMILY SMITH

THE COURT: Just have a seat there and try to speak into the microphone, if you would please.

Q: Good morning, Dr. Smith. You are a medical doctor; is that correct?

A: Yes.

Q: And you could please tell the jury what type of Doctor you are?

A: I have been a family physician and I have been working in Scarborough since 1972. I am on staff at three hospitals in Scarborough, and I also do obstetrics as ...

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Cross-examination of Tamara Cruz (an evasive witness) | Examples Of Favourable Verdicts

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ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE
HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
v.
NELSON MANDELL
PROCEEDINGS AT TRIAL

BEFORE THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE BOULDER
on May 30th, XXXX, at OTTAWA, Ontario.
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APPEARANCES:
S. Foster
Counsel for the Crown
T. Pain Counsel for the Accused
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TAMARA CRUZ RE-SWORN
EXAMINATION-IN-CHIEF BY MS. FOSTER
Q: Ms. Cruz I’m going to be very brief with you. Just to clarify a couple of things, I understand that certainly you had the opportunity to read your evidence, the ...

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Character Witnesses: Choosing Someone To Testify On Your Behalf | Criminal Defence Articles by Tushar K. Pain

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At some point in your case, you may be asked by your lawyer to produce several character witnesses. A character witness is someone who testifies in court on your behalf. This witness’ testimony is usually to the effect that you have a reputation for honesty and integrity and that you are not someone who is likely to have engaged in the alleged criminal behaviour. Evidence from character witnesses may be compelling enough in and of themselves to raise a ...

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