CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES; EVIDENCE – Witnesses: Credibility, Cross Examination and Impeachment; Pretrial Statements
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1105.14000 – Witnesses: Credibility, Cross Examination and Impeachment; Pretrial Statements
If a party believes testimony of an individual to not be credible, it has an obligation to discredit it either through impeachment on cross-examination or by offering more credible testimony through its own witnesses. Without having done that, the ALJ, and now the Board, have no basis to disregard, discount or discredit the testimonial evidence.