Unavailable and unhelpful

October 25, 2012

  • 157 Evidence
  • 157II Presumptions
  • 157k74 Evidence Withheld or Falsified
  • 157k77 Failure to Call Witness
  • 157k77(1) k. In General.

157 EvidenceWhen a litigant fails to offer witnesses who are available, a court may draw the inference that their testimony would not be helpful.
Pac.-Atl. S. S. Co. v. United States, 81 F. Supp. 777 (E.D. Va. 1948)