refresh one's memory
index recall (remember)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

refresh one's memory
v.
   to use a document, exhibit or previous testimony in order to help a witness recall an event or prior statement when the witness has responded to a question that he/she could not remember. To attempt to "refresh" the memory of a forgetful or reluctant witness, the witness must have denied remembering and the attorney must have the witness identify the document, exhibit or prior statement (lay a foundation showing it is genuine).
   See also: testimony

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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