West Headnote of the Day – April 26, 2010

April 26, 2010

West's Key 410 Witnesses
West's Key 410III Examination
West's Key 410III(A) Taking Testimony in General

410 WitnessesThe requirements that a witness testify under oath, and that testimony is given under penalty of perjury, discourage lying, by reminding the witness of punishment by both supernatural and temporal powers.
Smith v. State, 944 A.2d 505 (Md. 2008)