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Perjury is the act of lying under oath, especially when it happens in a law court. It is considered a crime because the witness has sworn not to lie, and for the credibility of the court, witness testimony must be relied on as the truth.

Perjury also applies to witnesses who affirm they are telling the truth, rather than swear an oath.

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