badgering the witness
- The act of interrogating a witness aggressively, often through mockery, assumptions not based on evidence, or posing legal arguments as questions
- The lawyer was reprimanded for badgering the witness with assumptions not rooted in evidence.
- The court does not allow badgering the witness as it hampers the fair process of justice.
- She was advised not to engage in badgering the witness as it might harm her credibility with the judge.