Perales: (25) do social security claimants have an absolute right to cross-examine
reporting physicians in a social security disability hearing?
The application submitted by Meesha at the SC added, 'To present a witness is the right of one respondent and to cross-examine
them is the right of the other respondent.'
"If we allow the lawyers to cross-examine
the witnesses, we will not be able to bring this to the impeachment court," he said.
I was wondering whySerenowants to cross-examine
She said the rule that the committee invoked was not applicable in the first place because the subject matter is an impeachment process, not an investigation in aid of legislation, noting Section 6 of the Rules of Procedure on Impeachment recognizes the right of a respondent to cross-examine
"Civil proceedings are in train and it is in those civil proceedings that we do get the right to cross-examine
, when those allegations can be tested."
If both Pakistan and India agreed then the judicial commission could travel to India to cross-examine
the witnesses in the future, the court said.
Mr Collins instructed his barrister not to cross-examine
Mr Justice Kerr provisionally fixed the hearing for August 8 and said an application could be made then to cross-examine
Mr Lissack submitted that to deny his group a chance to cross-examine
would be a gross denial of justice.
In some cases, a skilled attorney will not cross-examine
at all if the witness did not harm the cross-examiner's case or if the damage was so severe that keeping the witness in front of the fact finder to answer more questions can only further harm the case.
At the next hearing of the case, the lawyer for the accused, Javed Chathari, will cross-examine
the magistrate's statement.