Traditionally an oath is either a statement of fact or a promise with wording
relating to ... Many people take an oath by holding in their hand or placing over
their head a ... 'Do thou, Diespit...
Oct 21, 2013 ... “Please raise your right hand to take the oath” is a phrase that has become
commonplace in the modern courtroom and is required of all ...
Why in court do you have to raise your right hand when swearing on the Bible?
Why in ... This is one of the oldest traditions we have in any system in America.
Apr 30, 2004 ... Answers to your questions about the news. ... required to raise their right hands
and swear "to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. ... You do
affirm that all the testimony you are about to give in the case now before the court
will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth; t...
"Do you solemnly swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth,
... Many persons administering the oath also raise their right hands, a custom ...
Only once in my career have I been asked to administer an oath to someone ...
Jul 20, 2005 ... Raise your right hand and swear to tell the truth ... on the Koran? ... Already,
witnesses in American courts do not have to take a religious oath ... "We don't
have a state-run religion in this country and it's an honor to worship ...
Suppose you put right hand on the Bible, you raise your left hand. ..... They do it a
lot on TV, but the few times I've been in an actual court, they ...
Feb 23, 2009 ... We raise our hand to ask a question or give a comment in the .... I use my right
hand in all the things we do in the Church that entails the use of ...
Jun 20, 2014 ... Left hand on book, right hand raised: it's an iconic scene, familiar ... hand on the
Bible during his oath in court, we realize that he cannot be Mayella's left-handed
attacker. ... Ellison's intention to do so demonstrated his belief that 'it is of no ... as
much from its previous readers as from its we...
So what does raising your right hand do? How is that any different that raising
your left hand, or your right leg? Does that mean that if I raise my ...