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 ...
Apr 30, 2004 ... Answers to your questions about the news. ... to raise their right hands and swear
"to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
Sep 1, 2015 ... Perhaps the practice of swearing in court with the right hand predates ... Hamlet
means it in the older sense- “I swear by my hand”- but clearly ...
I've only ever seen court clerks require a raised right hand for an oath. I have
never ... When I raise my right hand, they do likewise ... as I begin ...
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 ...
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...
Several years ago the raising of hands during the worship service was reserved
for ... So I will bless you as long as I live; I will lift up my hands and call on your ...
This is similar to our custom of raising our hand in court and promising to tell the
... the angel whom I saw standing on the sea and the land raised his right hand to...
"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 ...
Every time I have testified in court I have sworn on a bible. ... Does that mean that
if I raise my right hand, but crossed the fingers of my left hand ...