Witness Stand

  • (noun): A box enclosure for a witness when testifying.
    Synonyms: witness box

Some articles on witness, witness stand, stand:

George Ryan - Scandals, Trial, and Conviction
... Fawell, under pressure from prosecutors, became a key witness against Ryan and Warner ... Fawell was a controversial witness, not hiding his disdain for prosecutors from the witness stand ... Nonetheless, he spent several days on the witness stand testifying against Ryan and Warner ...
Richard Hauptmann - Trial and Conviction
... Osborn, and Clark Sellers) were called by the prosecution to the witness stand, where they pointed out similarities between words and letters in the ransom notes and in Hauptmann's writing specimens (which included ... They were told they would testify but, much to their dismay, were never called to the stand by lead attorney Reilly ... Taking the witness stand, Hauptmann claimed that he had found a shoe box left behind by Fisch, which Hauptmann had stored on the top shelf of a kitchen broom closet, later discovering the money ...
Port Chicago Disaster - Port Chicago Mutiny - Defense
23 and continuing for over three weeks, each of the accused men was brought to the witness stand to testify in his defense ... On the witness stand, Small himself denied saying any such thing, though he would admit to it decades later in interviews ... days consisting of accused men testifying on the witness stand ...

Famous quotes containing the words stand and/or witness:

    It is very considerably smaller than Australia and British Somaliland put together. As things stand at present there is nothing much the Texans can do about this, and ... they are inclined to shy away from the subject in ordinary conversation, muttering defensively about the size of oranges.
    Alex Atkinson, British humor writer. repr. In Present Laughter, ed. Alan Coren (1982)

    Composed in the Tower before his execution
    These moving verses, and being brought at that time
    Painfully to the stake, submitted, declaring thus:
    “I implore my God to witness that I have made no crime.”
    Anthony Hecht (b. 1923)