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  • cross-examination accounts for 2 out of 812 casebriefs.

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Browne v Dunn (1893), 6 R 67 (HL)

If you intend to challenge a witness on specific points of evidence, you must first confront that witness on those points during cross-examination, so the witness has a chance to answer your challenge and provide additional information.

R v Lyttle, 2004 SCC 5

Principal limit in cross-examination: Must have a good faith basis for putting suggestions to the witness.