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When a witness is presented for testimony in the U.S. judicial system, the order is "direct examination" testimony, then the opposing attorney does "cross examination" and then comes "redirect examination" from the attorney first offering the witness. "Recross" may be allowed, but usually the opposing attorney must ask for permission from the judge before proceeding with this additional round of questioning.
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