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Knowingly Committing Perjury in California

Knowingly Committing Perjury in California

Lying to a police officer who is investigating a crime can get you in trouble for impeding an investigation. Lying while on the witness stand and under oath during a trial will result in you being charged with perjury. What is Perjury? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, perjury is: “the voluntary violation of an oath

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Committing Perjury in California

Committing Perjury in California

Committing perjury in California isn’t a laughing matter. According to state law, perjury happens when you knowingly lie while you’re under oath. The issue is addressed in the state’s penal code sections 118-131. The legal system only works if everyone believes that anyone who has sworn an oath to tell the truth really is doing

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