Tag Archives: witness

Prosecutors Offer ‘Snitch-Visa’ to Cooperating Terrorists

When prosecutors believe terrorist suspects have valuable information, and they are willing to cooperate, they will sometimes offer a "snitch visa" to secure their cooperation. The snitch visa program started after the World Trade Center attack in 1993 as a…

Is Taped Testimony More Compelling Than Live Testimony?

A recent article posits that when using videotaped testimony to cross-examine a live witness, the videotaped testimony is more compelling. Richard Rollo drafted an article for Delaware Lawyer discussing the use of videotaped depositions or testimony, and says "For some…

Ex-boyfriend confesses to child’s murder

Peter Small Courts Bureau   In a scene worthy of movie-of-the-week witness box confessions, the former boyfriend of a woman charged with fatally beating her 2-year-old daughter testified Wednesday he was the killer.   "Who is responsible for the death…