'In the case Harvinderjit is still unwell, arrangements have to be made for another counsel to continue the cross-examination
or for another witness to be arranged,' he added.
Akbar had also appeared several times before the court for cross-examination
Following LHC's rejection, Shafi had moved the top court in April to have the statements of Zafar's witnesses recorded and their cross-examination
conducted in separate hearings, instead of turn-by-turn examination.
The bench accepted the plea and remarked that after preparation, the lawyers should try and complete the cross-examination
within a single day.
The application added, "To present a witness is the right of one respondent and to cross-examine them is the right of the other respondent."Singer Meesha in her application further requested the apex court to declare the LHC's decision null and void and allow the cross-examination
of the witnesses.
Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar asked to be excused and after the court's acceptance, they left.During Haris' cross-examination
of Zia, the National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) prosecutor raised multiple objections stating that the defence counsel's questioning was irrelevant to the matter at hand.
BEIRUT: Defense counsel Dorothee Le Fraper du Hellen began her cross-examination
of prosecution analyst Andrew Donaldson Monday, taking over questioning from the defense for Assad Sabra, David Young.
"Wellman's book has been my bible of sorts on cross-examination
since I first read it in the 1970s," said Dodd.
Preparation is key to surviving even the most carefully crafted cross-examination
. The cross-examiner will likely ask only questions to which he or she already knows the answer.
Three Crown Courts - Leeds, Liverpool and Kingston-upon-Thames -are testing pre-trial cross-examination
People who may find it difficult to give their best possible evidence in a courtroom and all child victims will be considered for pre-trial cross-examination
in the pilot areas.