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redirect examination

n.
Further examination of a witness after cross-examination, carried out by the party that first called the witness.
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Noun1.redirect examination - (law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
interrogatory, examination, interrogation - formal systematic questioning
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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But on redirect examination by prosecutor Jennifer Agustin-Se, Alcober clarified that the calamity funds were also contained under the general fund account.
DOVER -- Assistant Attorney General Peter Hinckley characterized the story Kathryn "Kat'' McDonough told Seth Mazzaglia's public defenders in 2012 as a fantastical lie as he began his redirect examination of the state's star witness Thursday.
Redirect examination is a powerful weapon for litigators, but it can backfire on those who use it unwisely and forget its central purpose--to rehabilitate witnesses.
The second thing your lawyer will be doing is preparing for redirect examination, where he will work to repair any damage done during your cross-examination--and there will be damage.
During redirect examination of Nurse Kuney, defense counsel asked her further questions concerning the same excerpts.
Further, the attorney insinuated in his redirect examination of Dadeland employee John Aleman that defense counsel had instructed him on how to describe the photographs to best suit the defense.
While there is no Florida case on point, the weight of authority elsewhere seems to suggest that a learned treatise may be used on redirect examination to rehabilitate an expert witness.
Cross-examination may be followed by redirect examination (redirect) when there is an opportunity to rebut any damaging admissions.
Experienced expert witnesses don't underestimate the importance of the redirect examination phase of expert testimony.
During the redirect examination of Sun vice president James Gosling, Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson asked Gosling if he agreed with what Jackson believed had been "the general implication" of the questioning so far.
Fifth, if the economist fails to remember the opinion, the opinion is relevant and not collateral, and extrinsic evidence is found and introduced to prove that the economist once held the opinion, he or she will still be able to explain the circumstances under which it was provided, either as part of the cross examination, or on redirect examination.
During redirect examination, your attorney will try to disprove any points made by opposing counsel.