In litigation, affidavits, although accurate, may be drafted by lawyers for the signature of the affiants
, and the memories of people who are involved in litigation may fade or change over time, the court says in the opinion.
During the hearings, the Sasikala-Dhinakaran faction challenged the genuineness of many fresh affidavits filed by the Panneerselvam-Palaniswami combine, seeking permission to cross-examine the affiants
The majority leader moved to amend the motion for dismissal of the complaint that the hearing would be the last time the committee would entertain any complaints filed by affiants
who failed to verify the impeachment complaint.
The human affiants
, while not bearing witness in court, clearly served as "witnesses against" the accused for purposes of implicating a right of confrontation.
With [the requirement of] two affiants
that have to appear in front of a judge, you have no police on the street.
Nearly all the affiants
insisted that the company had bullied or tricked them into signing TWIU cards; they now wanted to resign from the company union, and intended to remain members of the NUTW.
17) However, based on further study, greater innovation in the psychological community, and the line of mental capacity jurisprudence that developed in the past two and half decades since Hill's first conviction, many of those affiants
later retracted their assertions.
The other two affiants
stated that Owens had approached them in the Brunswick Hotel and given each $100, directing them to bet at odds of 10 to 7 on Columbus.
lacked personal knowledge of the assertions in the affidavits and did not review any information or documentation to verify the assertions in such affidavits"); see also supra notes 5-7 and accompanying text (discussing settlement of a case involving forged reviewer signatures).
395) A contrary interpretation (that is, an interpretation that would allow either side to flood the record with otherwise inadmissible written statements) would unduly inhibit the right of a party "to conduct such cross-examination as may be required for a full and true disclosure of the facts," (396) or burden "them [with] assuming] the expense of calling the affiants
The claimants in Bedford relied on "personal evidence of the applicants, the evidence of affiants
and experts, and documentary evidence in the form of studies, reports of expert panels and Parliamentary records" just to establish the impact of the impugned laws on their section 7 interests.
reasonableness of [the] fear' that led the affiants
to respond to