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Evidence Code - EVID

DIVISION 6. WITNESSES [700 - 795]

  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )

CHAPTER 5. Method and Scope of Examination [760 - 778]

  ( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [760 - 764]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )

760.
  

“Direct examination” is the first examination of a witness upon a matter that is not within the scope of a previous examination of the witness.

(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)

761.
  

“Cross-examination” is the examination of a witness by a party other than the direct examiner upon a matter that is within the scope of the direct examination of the witness.

(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)

762.
  

“Redirect examination” is an examination of a witness by the direct examiner subsequent to the cross-examination of the witness.

(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)

763.
  

“Recross-examination” is an examination of a witness by a cross-examiner subsequent to a redirect examination of the witness.

(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)

764.
  

A “leading question” is a question that suggests to the witness the answer that the examining party desires.

(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)

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