The Crucible

Act 3

When Danforth rejects Hale's request that legal counsel present Mary Warren's deposition, how is the governor's logic faulty?

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The closest I can get to your question is when Danforth says,  

No, no, I accept no depositions. He is rapidly calculating this; he turns from her to Proctor. 

Danforth does not want Mary to give proof of anything that might undermine the courts need to prosecute people. The court has to prosecute people or there is no need for the court’s existence.