If asked about a date or when something happened, the witness should not be more precise than his actual knowledge permits. As27:3 19 Answer Only the Question Posed A witness should answer only the question the examiner asks. ... (If a short answer would be misleading, the witness has the right to explain the answer, and counsel should not allow the witness to be bullied into curtailing an ... In addition, the examiner, in anticipation of trial, may be testing the witnessa#39;s demeanor.
|Title||:||New York Civil Practice Before Trial|
|Author||:||Michael H. Barr|