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Definition of Perjury

Perjury
Perjury Per"ju*ry, n.; pl. Perjuries. [L. perjurium. See Perjure, v.] 1. False swearing. 2. (Law) At common law, a willfully false statement in a fact material to the issue, made by a witness under oath in a competent judicial proceeding. By statute the penalties of perjury are imposed on the making of willfully false affirmations. Note: If a man swear falsely in nonjudicial affidavits, it is made perjury by statute in some jurisdictions in the United States.

Meaning of Perjury from wikipedia

- Perjury is the intentional act of swearing a false oath or falsifying an affirmation to tell the truth, whether spoken or in writing, concerning matters...
- Commonwealth nations, subornation of perjury is the crime of persuading or permitting a person to commit perjury, which is the swearing of a false oath...
- with that woman, Ms. Lewinsky." Further investigation led to charges of perjury and to the impeachment of Bill Clinton in 1998 by the U.S. House of Representatives...
- A perjury trap is a form of prosecutorial strategy, which is sometimes claimed to be prosecutorial misconduct in which a prosecutor calls a witness to...
- Solomon's Perjury (ソロモンの偽証) is a 2-part 2015 ****anese suspense mystery film directed by Izuru Narushima, based on the novel of the same title by Miyuki...
- Police perjury is the act of a police officer knowingly giving false testimony. It is typically used in a criminal trial to "make the case" against defendants...
- relationship, look for potential incidents of perjury, and investigate Lewinsky for perjury and suborning perjury as a witness in the lawsuit that Paula Jones...
- Solomon's Perjury (Korean: 솔로몬의 위증; RR: Sollomon-ui wijeung) is a 2016 South Korean television series starring Kim Hyun-soo, Jang Dong-yoon, Seo Ji-hoon...
- application in the expression yamīn aṣ-ṣabr (يمين الصبر), which refers to perjury. In the Quran, words that are derived from the root ṣ-b-r occur frequently...
- Perjury (German: Meineid) is a 1929 German drama film directed by Georg Jacoby and starring Alice Roberts, Francis Lederer, and Miles Mander. The film's...