Perjurer


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Perjurer

One who lies under oath. For example, one commits perjury when one knowingly gives false testimony in a court of law. As a result, perjury is illegal in practically every jurisdiction.
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To swear (by Hermes no less) that one is a perjurer presents an amusing logical dilemma (can we really believe him?
After comparing Clarke's 2002 description of the Bush administration's emphasis on terrorism with his 2004 testimony, Krauthammer paints today's Clarke as a liar and a perjurer.
DISGRACED perjurer Lord Archer will be stripped of his peerage under proposals for House of Lords reform announced by the government today.
Steve McCabe, Labour MP for Hall Green, had said: "I am shocked that any charity would want a convicted perjurer to support their work.
So being a totally self-serving woman, she stays with this liar, this cheat, this perjurer, and tries to talk down his crimes and his behaviour as if they were of no importance.
And when we catch one, he can expect no mercy, which means four years in prison for a perjurer like Archer.
These individuals failed America when they allowed a perjurer to continue.
Pastoring a president acknowledged by political allies as untrustworthy and condemned by opponents as a serial adulterer, perjurer and obstructer of justice is, in the view of United Methodist minister, the Rev.
a deluded jury into a verdict in direct opposition to the strongest evidence; or of the effrontery with which he had, by repeated insults, thrown the faculties of a bona fide witness into a state of confusion, which had caused him to be taken for a perjurer, and as such, disbelieved.
Not the convicted perjurer, arsonist or jailed expenses cheats on the burgundy benches.
Jonvic Remulla, said Mercado was a "proven perjurer who has nothing good to say.