two witness rule

Definition of "two witness rule"
  1. A standard which mandates a minimum of two witnesses' testimonies for someone to be charged with perjury
How to use "two witness rule" in a sentence
  1. Under the two witness rule, the prosecution failed to secure a perjury conviction due to the absence of a second witness.
  2. The defense attorney highlighted the two witness rule to stress the necessity of another eye witness testimony before any perjury charges could be sustained.
  3. According to the two witness rule, the conflicting statements of the single witness weren't enough to establish a perjury case.

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