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
called also redirect

First Known Use of redirect examination

1854

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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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