sworn evidence

sworn evidence
index affidavit, affirmance (legal affirmation), affirmation, attestation, certification (attested copy), deposition

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • sworn evidence — Testimony given under oath. An affidavit stating facts of which the affiant purports to have knowledge is sworn evidence. See Ex parte Germain, 258 Mass 289, 298. 155 NE 12, 15 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sworn evidence — items used for proof that are brought in under oath …   English contemporary dictionary

  • give sworn evidence — index affirm (declare solemnly) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • evidence — ev·i·dence 1 / e və dəns, ˌdens/ n [Medieval Latin evidentia, from Latin, that which is obvious, from evident evidens clear, obvious, from e out of, from + videns, present participle of videre to see]: something that furnishes or tends to furnish …   Law dictionary

  • sworn statement — Synonyms and related words: admission, affidavit, affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, attest, attestation, authority, authorization, averment, avouchment, avowal, bill of health, certificate, certificate of proficiency,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sworn — [[t]swɔ͟ː(r)n[/t]] 1) Sworn is the past participle of swear. 2) ADJ: ADJ n If you make a sworn statement or declaration, you swear that everything that you have said in it is true. The allegations against them were made in sworn evidence to the… …   English dictionary

  • Sworn testimony — is evidence given by a witness who has made a commitment to tell the truth. If the witness is later found to have lied whilst bound by the commitment, they can often be charged with the crime of perjury. The types of commitment can include oaths …   Wikipedia

  • evidence — n Evidence, testimony, deposition, affidavit are, in their legal senses, closely related but not synonymous terms. The last three designate forms of evidence, or material submitted to a competent legal tribunal as a means of ascertaining where… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • evidence — /ev i deuhns/, n., v., evidenced, evidencing. n. 1. that which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof. 2. something that makes plain or clear; an indication or sign: His flushed look was visible evidence of his fever. 3.… …   Universalium

  • Sworn declaration — A sworn declaration (also called a sworn statement or a statement under penalty of perjury ) is a document that recites facts pertinent to a legal proceeding. It is very similar to an affidavit, but unlike an affidavit, it is not witnessed and… …   Wikipedia

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