PERJURY

To prove Perjury the following elements must be proven:

 

1.    The person took an oath to tell the truth.

2.    While under oath the person made a false statement that he/she DID NOT believe to be true.

 

Perjury can also occur by contradictory statements, as follows:

 

While under oath a person made statements which are contradictory. Both statements were made knowingly and intentionally.