Definition Of perjury

noun

the offense of willfully telling an untruth in a court after having taken an oath or affirmation.

Another antique rule provided that a corporation could not be indicted for a felony like perjury .

Example Of perjury

  • Another antique rule provided that a corporation could not be indicted for a felony like perjury .

  • he claimed two witnesses at his trial had committed perjury

  • He was found guilty of perjury and perverting the course of justice in relation to this case.

  • It that it allows us to seek out and discredit false and perjurious statements.

  • That trial proceeded, I prosecuted, and the jury duly convicted him of perjury .


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