What to do if your key witness faints while testifying

The prosecuting witness felt greatly intimidated upon discovering that she was to be cross-examined by the accused, who was representing himself. Then things got interesting:

Patel, who said Armstrong held a knife to her throat, was so rattled by the trial she fainted on the witness stand. Family member and business partner Meena Patel removed her sneaker and held it to Falguni Patel’s nose, attempting to revive her with the odor.

No smelling salts in the first aid kit, then? (Via Lowering the Bar.)

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Guy N. Texas is the pen name of a lawyer living in Dallas, who is now a liberal. He was once conservative, but this word has so morphed in meaning that he can no longer call himself that in good conscience. Guy has no political aspirations. He speaks only for himself.
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One Response to What to do if your key witness faints while testifying

  1. hortonw says:

    Causing the victim to faint may seem funny at first, but it leaves the strong impression that you’re very guilty.

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