In litigation, a proceeding
outside the courtroom in which a party or witness gives sworn testimony under
oath before a court reporter, who then creates a written document; the written document created as a
result of such a proceeding.
deposition de bene esse
The deposition of a witness who is unlikely to be
available to appear at the trial.
deposition of corporate designee
. The deposition of a person representing a
corporation or entity, in which that person is held out to have the most
knowledge of the subject at hand. Testimony taken in this manner is binding
upon the corporation or entity.Â