perjury

lying under oath, especially in court
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Perjury

Perjury, also known as forswearing, is the intentional act of swearing a false oath or of falsifying an affirmation to tell the truth, whether spoken or in writing, concerning matters material to an official proceeding. Contrary to popular misconception, no crime has occurred when a false statement is (intentionally or unintentionally) made while ...
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Perjury

• (v.) At common law, a willfully false statement in a fact material to the issue, made by a witness under oath in a competent judicial proceeding. By statute the penalties of perjury are imposed on the making of willfully false affirmations. • (v.) False swearing.
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perjury

bearing false witness noun criminal offense of making false statements under oath
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Perjury

Per'ju·ry noun ; plural Perjuries . [ Latin perjurium . See Perjure , v. ] 1. False swearing. 2. (Law) At common law, a willfully false statement in a fact material to the issue, made by a witness under oath in a competent j...
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perjury

criminal offense of making false statements under oath
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perjury

criminal offense of making false statements under oath
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perjury

criminal offense of making false statements under oath
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perjury

Deliberately making a false or misleading statement under oath.
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Perjury

Giving false evidence in court (lying under oath) or giving evidence that you believe to be untrue, (even if it subsequently turns out to be true). Perjury is a criminal offence punishable by a fine or up to 7 years in prison. Perjury can also be committed in a tribunal or any forum where the person giving the evidence must swear an oath or affirm....
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perjury

in law, the giving of false testimony under oath on an issue or point of inquiry regarded as material.[1 related articles]
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Perjury

It is a crime of giving a false information or statement which was testified under the oath, either in writing or orally pertaining to an important official proceedings whose result may be influenced by these intentional declarations. A perjuror may commit this crime in court of law or other administrative works like affidavits, deeds, licences etc...
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perjury

n. the crime of intentionally lying after being duly sworn (to tell the truth) by a notary public, court clerk or other official. This false statement may be made in testimony in court, administrative hearings, depositions, answers to interrogatories, as well as by signing or acknowledging a written legal document (such as affidavit, declaration un...
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perjury

perjury (pûr'jurē) , in criminal law, the act of willfully and knowingly stating a falsehood under oath or under affirmation in judicial or administrative proceedings. If the person accused of perjury had any probable cause for his belief that the statement he made was true, then he i...
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perjury

perjury 1. A criminal offense of making false statements under oath. 2. The telling of a lie after having taken an oath to tell the truth, usually in a court of law. 3. Etymology: from 1387, 'act of swearing to a statement known to be false', via Anglo-French parjurie (1292) and Old French parjurie, both from Latin perjurium, 'false oath', from p...
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perjury

the act of lying or stating falsely under oath
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Perjury

The act of willfully lying or telling an untruth under oath, usually while testifying in a courtroom or to Congress. Democrats such as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) accused Attorney General Jeff Sessions of committing perjury due to his statement that he had no contacts with Russia during his confirmation hearing although that is no...
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Perjury

The crime of intentionally lying after being duly sworn to tell the truth by a notary public, court clerk, or other official. This false statement may be made in testimony in court, administrative hearings, depositions, or answers to interrogatories, as well as by signing or acknowledging a written legal document (such as an affidavit, declaration ...
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Perjury

The criminal offence of knowingly telling a lie (with intent to influence the outcome of the hearing) in a court of law after having taken an oath or affirmation. It closely relates to and is often implicit within the offence of perverting the course of justice, which in the UK technically carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. The word pe...
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Perjury

The criminal offense of making a false statement under oath.
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perjury

The offence of deliberately making a false statement on oath (or
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perjury

The offence of deliberately making a false statement on oath (or affirmation) when appearing as a witness in legal proceedings, on a point material to the question at issue. In Britain and the USA it is punishable by a fine, imprisonment, or both
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Perjury

When a person, having taken an oath before a competent tribunal, officer, or person, in any case in which a law of the U.S. authorizes an oath to be administered, that he will testify, declare, depose, or certify truly, or that any written testimony, declaration, deposition, or certificate by him subscribed, is true, willfully and contrary to such ...
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perjury

willful FALSE statement unlawful act 
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perjury

willfully lying under oath before a competent tribunal, about a point pertinent to a legal inquiry.
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