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Having an elderly witness break into tears during cross-examination has the potential to infuriate juries, or humanize otherwise unsympathetic witnesses, and, according to several trial lawyers, attorneys handling those witnesses should use caution.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane waves as she enters the Montgomery County courtroom on Thursday, August 11, 2016, to continue her trial in Norristown, Pa. Kane, a first-term Democrat, is accused of leaking secret grand jury documents to the press and lying about it under oath. (Art Gentile/Bucks County Courier Times via AP, Pool)
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