Placing one’s hand on the Qur’an while taking an oath

Assalaamu alaikum 

I want to know about the ruling of the Quran, Ahadith and the history with regards to taking an oath on Quran before testifying in a Court. Also, what about the people who ask you to take an oath on Quran or basically swear upon Quran on petty matters or even in serious matters to prove truthfulness?

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