redirect examination

noun

Definition of redirect examination

law
: an additional direct examination of a witness following cross-examination sought clarification of the witness's testimony on redirect examination When cross-examination has been completed the attorney who called the witness may conduct redirect examination to clarify the testimony.Civil Procedure

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1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of redirect examination was in 1854

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“Redirect examination.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redirect%20examination. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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redirect examination

noun
re·​di·​rect examination | \ ˌrē-də-ˈrekt-, -ˌdī- \

Legal Definition of redirect examination

: examination of a witness again after cross-examination

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