Home

|  Table of Contents

|         Court Forms  | Law Journals  |  Law Students | Law Dictionary  | News

     

CaliforniaJuryInstructions.Net

  BankruptcyCode.US
     

  California

  United States Law.US
     

Jury Instructions Criminal

  US Government
     

CALCRIM Series 100

  US Tax Center
 US Codes | State Codes Federal Civil Procedure

| FederalCriminalProcedure

| California Appeals

| Lawyers
                                                 


A Legal and Business Portal

 

 

   
   
Social Security |  Finance   Hotels

US History

Restaurants

 Entertainment

World Directory

     

 

 

 


Free Legal Education **
Health and Fitness Guide
California Superior Courts 
California Courts-Local Court Rules
My eLawOffice
University Law School     
California Criminal law
Legal News
First Amendment
Fourth Amendment
Fifth Amendment
Sixth Amendment

 


California Jury Instructoinis
Criminal

CALCRIM
A. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
105. Witnesses

 


 

CalCaseLaw-Full Text Opinions-Appellate and Supreme Courts

 

 

       

Law Students

 

California Jury Instructoinis-Criminal
CALCRIM
A. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
CALCRIM 105

105. Witnesses

PRETRIAL                                                                               CALCRIM 105

105. Witnesses


You alone must judge the credibility or believability of the witnesses. In deciding whether testimony is true and accurate, use your common sense and experience. You must judge the testimony of each witness by the same standards, setting aside any bias or prejudice you may have. You may believe all, part, or none of any witnessís testimony. Consider the testimony of each witness and decide how much of it you believe.

In evaluating a witnessís testimony, you may consider anything that reasonably tends to prove or disprove the truth or accuracy of that testimony. Among the factors that you may consider are:

      How well could the witness see, hear, or otherwise perceive the things about which the witness testified?

      How well was the witness able to remember and describe what happened?

      What was the witnessís behavior while testifying?

      Did the witness understand the questions and answer them directly?

      Was the witnessís testimony influenced by a factor such as bias or prejudice, a personal relationship with someone involved in the case, or a personal interest in how the case is decided?

      What was the witnessís attitude about the case or about testifying?

      Did the witness make a statement in the past that is consistent or inconsistent with his or her testimony?

      How reasonable is the testimony when you consider all the other evidence in the case?

        [Did other evidence prove or disprove any fact about which the witness testified?]

        [Did the witness admit to being untruthful?]

        [What is the witnessís character for truthfulness?]

        [Has the witness been convicted of a felony?]

 

14.

105. Witnesses-Page 15 | 105. Witnesses-Page 16

(Pub 1284)

 

Copyright 2008 Judicial Council of California. 

 

spacer bar


 

     

 
  

   

 

 



 

       
 

 


Law Students
California Supreme And Appellate Court Opinions Directory



Thomas - Legislative Information on the Internet |Check Your Credit Score | UN Treaty Reference Guide
Directory of Medical Dictionaries |
California Injury (Torts) Law | Yaazoo! | Shopping
USA Entertainment.US | FederalCriminalProcedure.Com | United Statea News |
Travel |
FederalCriminalProcedure.Com | iLaw Dictionary.Com |
Library of Congress | War on Terror
United States Law Consumer Law  | USA Entertainment.US |
starUnited States News | California Evidence
iBusiness Center.US | United States Law: Constitutional Law: Constitutions of  The World

California Contracts Law.Com | California Injury (Torts) Law | Advanced Trial Handbook
Phone Directories From Around the World New | California Law Revision Commission | Federal Courts
California Civil Procedure.Com | Advanced Trial Handbook-Ervin A. Gonzalez, Esq. | Asset Protection Book.com
Yaazoo! | Abogados Latinos | United States History | Spanish | Federal Courts | Federal Rules of Evidence

Copyright 2003 by  ô© - CalCaseLaw.Comô©  All Rights Reserved