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In jury trial if the plaintiff is representing mself, and

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in jury trial
if the plaintiff is representing himself, and the court fails to swear him in prior to testamony, is this grounds for the defendant to claim a mistrial
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 10 months ago.

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If the court took testimony of anyone and it was not under oath, this is grounds to seek to get any judgment thrown out, since all of the testimony taken in the case in accordance with the rules of procedure is supposed to be taken under oath.