Example sentences for: affidavit

How can you use “affidavit” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "But sources tell Time that Julie Hiatt Steele, once a close friend of Willey's, signed an affidavit last Friday, at the request of Clinton's lawyers, suggesting that the encounter may have been more innocent than Willey claims and that Willey asked her to lie about it."

  • Few were aware, it said, that "Miss Lewinsky received a telephone call from Mr Clinton at 2 a.m. on December 17, 1997, suggesting that she issue a false affidavit to pre-empt a subpoena in the Paula Jones lawsuit"; or that "on January 21, 1998, Mr Clinton told his aide Sidney Blumenthal, falsely, that Miss Lewinsky was a 'stalker,' setting in motion the White House smear campaign against the defenceless, star-struck, exploited girl."

  • (Lewinsky signed an affidavit on January 7 in which she denied any sexual relationship with Clinton.)

  • Therefore, you want to provide an affidavit laying out all of the facts in lieu of a deposition.

  • Presumably, only someone with legal training--though not necessarily a practicing lawyer--would know that an affidavit could substitute for a deposition.


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