Illinois Appellate Reports; Official Reports of the Illinois Appellate Courts Volume 184

Illinois Appellate Reports; Official Reports of the Illinois Appellate Courts Volume 184

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...seen defendant write, that he was acquainted with her signature and that the signature to the note "isn't her signature as I am used to it," and testifies on cross-examination that he knew defendant's handwriting "surficicnt for my own purpose," held that the testimony of the witness was competent and material, the weight of which was for the jury, and that the exclusion of all his evidence on motion of plaintii! was reversible error. 7. EVIDENCE, 5 453--when aflidavit filed in suit denying signature may be exhibited to witnesses on cross-era-minalion to test knowledge of signature. In an action on a promissory note where 'Sce Illinois Notes Digest, Vols. XI to XV, name topic and section number. certain witnesses for tlm defendant had on cross-examination testified that they knew the signature of the defendant, permitting plaintiff's counsel to exhibit to the witnesses the aflidavit made by defendant filed in the case denying the signature to the notes sued on and asking them if they knew the signature to the aflidavit, held not error. 8. Evrnsrzcs, 458'--when signature to plea putting execution of note in issue may be exhibited to witness-on cross-examination to test his knowledge of handwriting. Where a witness testifles he is acquainted with defendant's handwriting it is proper on cross-examination for the purpose of testing the accuracy of his memory to show him the signature to the plea putting the execution of the note in issue, there being no question as to its genuineness, and ask him whether it was the signature of the defendant. This is not proving the signature but testing the accuracy of the memory of the witness. 9. Evmsucn, 450"--rule as to comparison of handwriting. more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236886968
  • 9781236886965