vouching

noun

vouch·​ing
: an impermissible practice by a prosecutor of placing the prestige of the government behind its witness or otherwise insinuating to the jury that the prosecutor offers personal assurance of the witness's veracity

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“Vouching.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/vouching. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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