How to Convince the Court Someone Is Lying?

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  1. Andrew M. Leone

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    Answered . There are many different ways depending on the case. My colleagues are correct that it takes a good cross examination.

  2. Frank Mascagni III

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    Answered . You need a good trial lawyer to cross-examine them on prior istatements, confront with differing evidence, impeach their character, motive to lie, etc. Your criminal defense attorney with trial experience will know how to do this.

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more
  3. Alan James Brinkmeier

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    Answered . Effective cross examination while the person is under oath is an exceelent way to show a lie.

    It takes years of skilled practice to master the technique. Those of us that know how sell that skill as our career of being a lawyer.

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