Compellability: A person who is a competent witness may for a variety of reason not be willing to testify. Allowing people choose when they want to testify in a trial may lead to serious miscarriage of justice. To guide against such a situation the law made it possible for a competent witness to be compelled… Continue reading Compellability

Competency and Compellability

Competency and Compellability: For a person to be called as a witness he must be considered fit and proper before the law. In other words, he must be a competent witness. Some persons who are competent witnesses may be reluctant to or refuse to testify, to guard against those, the law recognizes the necessity of… Continue reading Competency and Compellability