reputation testimony

Definition of "reputation testimony"
  1. Statements made in court about an individual's standing or character in their community or amongst their peers
How to use "reputation testimony" in a sentence
  1. During the trial, numerous character witnesses gave reputation testimony to highlight the accused's good standing in society.
  2. The defense lawyer objected to the reputation testimony, claiming it was irrelevant to the case.
  3. To discredit the plaintiff, the defense used damning reputation testimony during cross examination.

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