Q: What happens if a witness switch their story and lie in court and tell the judge a different story?
more info needed.
your lawyer would cross-examine the wit and present them with the prior testimony and let them explain it away.
then arguing were you lying to us then or now?
A: They get impeached by their first statement. Technically, they could be charged with perjury, but that is very rare.
It happens all the time. Judges don't get excited about it but Jurors do. The problem you have is to prove what they said the first time around. BTW no guarantee that it will work to your advantage, sometimes people get away with it.
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