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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 book ... James the Just s...

Why Do We Raise Our Right Hands When Testifying Before the ...

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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 ...

Where Did We Get Our Oath? - Slate

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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.

Raise your right hand and swear to tell the truth ... on the Koran ...

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Jul 20, 2005 ... Raise your right hand and swear to tell the truth ... on the Koran? ... to swear on the Bible before testimony, but today you have to ask a question: ... Already, witnesses in American courts do not have to take a religious oath and ...

Why in court do you have to raise your right hand when swearing on ...

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Why in court do you have to raise your right hand when swearing on the Bible? ... You may be sworn in by taking a sacred oath that binds your conscience, ...

A Brief History of Oaths and Books - The New Yorker

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Jun 20, 2014 ... (Witnesses and officials can opt to make an affirmation rather than ... 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. ... as much from its previous readers as from its weight in our...

PDC Test - Oaths and Affirmations - Certification & Training - NCRA

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"Do you solemnly swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, ... times have you looked into the eyes of a witness, your right hand raised, and ... Many persons administering the oath also raise their right hands, a custom ...

Raise Your Right Hand And Swear On … This? Ambassador Takes ...

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Jun 2, 2014 ... Rather than being sworn in with her hand on a worn leather Bible or ... LeVine took her oath Friday, the first U.S. Ambassador to swear in via an electronic .... Blaze Poll: Would You Have a Rice-Sized Chip Implanted to Avoid ...

Be Ready To Raise Your Right Hand | Military.com

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From the Oath, you can see that you will be defending the Constitution - not a ... Before you raise your right hand, make sure you understand what you are ...

U.S. Courts: Does a witness still swear on a Bible? - Straight ...

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I consider the ritual to just be a physical sign of the oath I am taking ... Does that mean that if I raise my right hand, but crossed the fingers of my ...

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When taking an oath, what is the purpose of having witnesses raise ...

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Dec 12, 2014 ... Yet when the time comes to give and take an oath, I've never seen nor ... When swearing many cultures raise their right hand, what does this ...

history - Did the Hebrews lift their right hand to take an oath as some ...

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Aug 23, 2013 ... Do we have any evidence that the Hebrews used to lift their right hand to ... practice of raising the right hand in an oath that 'I have lifted up my ...

Why do you raise your right hand when you swear an oath in ...

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May 9, 2007 ... Best Answer: The chief purpose of such an act is for ceremony or solemnity, and the act does not of itself make an oath.