A preliminary examination of a witness or a juror by a judge or counsel.
- Their solicitor confirmed this in his testimony in the voire dire proceedings.
- He displayed some feistiness when testifying in the voir dire.
- The Court's attitude seems to have been that defense counsel should've done a better job questioning the jurors during voire dire.
Law French, from Old French voir 'true' + dire 'say'.
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