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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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He was credited with an almost preternatural ability to sniff out perjurers and false witnesses, who "regarded him with awe and would not approach his presence to give oaths." (100) How can we explain such a belief, which sounds so incredible to modern ears?
Strepsiades asks where the thunderbolt comes from, `since this is obviously what Zeus hurls against perjurers' (397).
Jackson's estate has responded to the film by dismissing all claims against the star, calling the movie a "public lynching" and saying "the entire film hinges solely on the word of two perjurers".
They have provided no independent evidence and absolutely no proof in support of their accusations, which means the entire film hinges solely on the word of two perjurers," the estate added.
It requested the apex court to order the registrars of the high courts to make fresh rules under Article 202 of the Constitution and Section 122 of the Criminal Procedure Code for imposing costs on litigants who pursue frivolous petitions or for prosecution of perjurers, stipulate maximum time limit for different kinds of suits, petitions and appeals and regulate alternative dispute resolution in addition to discipline the lawyers who abuse the process of the court.
"In politics, there is no place for the corrupt, for perjurers and those engaging in bribes.
Many years had passed, there was no irrefutable evidence of a "silver bullet" kind, and witnesses who claimed they had been browbeaten into giving false evidence were, ultimately, convicted perjurers. And none of the accused police officers admitted they had committed crimes.
You both contested your guilt to the bitter end and have been revealed in this trial as liars and perjurers. I am sure that for at least a day or two before Reginald Southall's death you had decided what you were going to do and were planning it."
"You both contested your guilt to the bitter end and have been revealed in this trial as liars and perjurers." Prosecuting, Timothy Raggatt QC told the trial that the lovers worked together to "get rid of the unwanted husband" after meeting when the Southalls sold their home in Pensnett, near Dudley, and moved to a caravan park where Whitcombe worked as a warden.
I think that the oppositioneIUs refusal to name its representatives for membership of Supreme Commission for Election and Referendum (SCER) was enough to scandalize the regime that the opposition parties doneIUt accept to be perjurers in the election.
A few may sense the distant jangle of a sure-fire, jackpot libel payout, but there are plenty of bankrupts and convicted perjurers to attest that this is a strategy fraught with risk.
"The perjurers and liars are all in the White House and the Senate.