voir dire

Definitions of "voir dire"
  1. A comprehensive examination designed to evaluate the eligibility of a potential witness
  2. The act of questioning in a formal investigation during a voir dire proceeding
How to use "voir dire" in a sentence
  1. The defense attorney initiated a voir dire to verify the potential witness's credibility.
  2. The judge decided to hold a voir dire to assess the suitability of the expert witness.
  3. The jury selection process required a voir dire to determine their impartiality.

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