Evidence: Testimonial Evidence: Witnesses: Credibility, Impeachment, Rehabilitation: Definions

  • Credibility, Impeachment, and Rehabilitation: Definitions—
    • Credibility: Whether a witness is believable rests on the witness's (1) perception, (2) memory, (3) honesty
    • Impeachment: The process of to demonstrate that a witness is not credible
    • Rehabilitation: The process of trying to repair a witness's credibility after the witness has been impeached.