West Headnote of the Day – January 13, 2010

January 13, 2010

West's Key 410 Witnesses
West's Key 410IV Credibility and Impeachment
West's Key 410IV(A) In General
West's Key 410k317 Falsus in Uno, Falsus in Omnibus
West's Key 410k317(1) k. In General.

Anyone who has ever tried a case or presided as a judge at a trial knows that witnesses are prone to fudge, to fumble, to misspeak, to misstate, to exaggerate; if any such pratfall warranted disbelieving a witness’s entire testimony, few trials would get all the way to judgment.
United States v. Edwards, 581 F.3d 604 (7th Cir. 2009)

Suggested by David F. Herr; Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP; Minneapolis, MN

410 Witnesses