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    What is the appropriate way to punctuate "that is" in a sentence? i.e. "At trial you would have the right to present evidence on your own behalf that is to call witnesses to the stand."

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    Re: that is

    Quote Originally Posted by mshel View Post
    What is the appropriate way to punctuate "that is" in a sentence? i.e. "At trial you would have the right to present evidence on your own behalf that is to call witnesses to the stand."
    NOT A TEACHER.

    At trial you would have the right to present evidence on your own behalf, that is, to call witnesses to the stand.

    At trial you would have the right to present evidence on your own behalf - that is, to call witnesses to the stand.

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    Re: that is

    Quote Originally Posted by mshel View Post
    What is the appropriate way to punctuate "that is" in a sentence? i.e. "At trial you would have the right to present evidence on your own behalf that is to call witnesses to the stand."
    Welcome to the forums. Put a comma before and after, like this "...behalf, that is, to..."

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