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  1. Evidence - Any form of proof legally presented at a trial through witnesses, records, documents, etc.
  2. EVIDENCE is a program that lets you enter and maintain all evidence collected by your officers, and it works on any personal computer.
  3. EVIDENCE: The various things presented in court to prove an alleged fact.
  4. Evidence is the stuff of conviction and judgment. (Web site)
  5. Evidence is a piece of information that supports a conclusion.

Prima Facie

  1. Circumstantial evidence - All evidence except eyewitness testimony. (Web site)
  2. It's prima facie, direct evidence of guilt.
  3. The reference from Tacitus constitutes prima facie evidence for the historicity of Jesus.
  4. Rule 508 of the Texas Rules of Civil Evidence 2 establishes a privilege against disclosing the identity of an informer. (Web site)

Criminal Case

  1. In every criminal case jurors have a prerogative to acquit, whatever the evidence. (Web site)
  2. TRIAL INFORMATION: A document filed by the prosecutor, which states the charges and evidence against a defendant in a criminal case.

Civil Cases

  1. PREPONDERANCE OF THE EVIDENCE: The level of proof required to prevail in most civil cases.


  1. Corroboration is additional evidence that supports an accusation or item of circumstantial evidence. (Web site)
  2. INDICTMENT: A formal accusation of a felony, issued by a grand jury after considering evidence presented by a prosecutor.
  3. The Supreme Court itself has said that A the mere fact that evidence is unreliable is not sufficient to require a dismissal of [an] indictment.

Court Proceedings

  1. Evidence - Testimony or exhibits received by the court at any stage of court proceedings.
  2. The only evidence adduced at the hearing was a copy of the county court proceedings concerning the probate of the estate of the decedent.

Evidence Presented

  1. The weight of evidence presented by one side is more convincing to the trier of facts than the evidence presented by the opposing side.
  2. Summary judgment - A decision made on the basis of statements and evidence presented for the record without a trial.
  3. Normally, an appellate court reviews only whether the trial court followed the correct law and procedures, and no evidence is presented.


  1. Discovery: The pretrial process by which one party discovers the evidence that will be relied upon in the trial by the opposing party.
  2. Rejoinder - Opportunity for the side that opened the case to offer limited response to evidence presented during the rebuttal by the opposing side. (Web site)
  3. An adverse witness or opposing party who is known to offer prejudicial evidence as a result of such adverse interest or bias.

Closing Argument

  1. Closing argument - The closing statement, by counsel, to the trier of facts after all parties have concluded their presentation of evidence.
  2. The closing arguments allow each attorney to present to the jury what they think the evidence means and why their side should prevail.
  3. Evidence presented by Holocaust deniers has also failed to stand up to scrutiny in courts of law (see Fred A. Leuchter), further questioning its veracity.


  1. This line of "reasoning" is fallacious because pity does not serve as evidence for a claim.
  2. That reasoning should stand or fall on the scientific evidence, not on the arguer's age or anything else about her personally.


  1. May be used to discover evidence prior to trial or to preserve testimony for use in court at a later time.
  2. Exhibit - Paper, document or other object received by the court as evidence during a trial or hearing.
  3. The trier of fact, judge or jury in a jury trial, decides the meaning and relative importance of the evidence. (Web site)
  4. The exclusionary rule prohibits the prosecutor from using illegally obtained evidence during trial.
  5. Someone with a legal claim files a lawsuit in a trial court, such as a U.S. District Court, which receives evidence, and decides the facts and law. (Web site)


  1. The prosecutor cannot, however save evidence from his or her direct case for rebuttal.
  2. Redirect examination - Opportunity to present rebuttal evidence after one-s evidence has been subjected to cross-examination.

Federal Rules

  1. The preponderance of medical evidence to date shows that marijuana is a relatively harmless intoxicant when used moderately.
  2. In applying the harmless error standard, we must first resolve whether defendants' objection to the documents rested solely on the Federal Rules of Evidence. (Web site)
  3. Matters of procedural law, such as evidence, motion practice, and discovery, are governed by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.


  1. He will not charge Bill and Monica with conspiracy to commit perjury due to lack of evidence. (Web site)
  2. Vernon may be charged with bribing Monica to lie in her deposition since there is evidence a bribe may have occurred. (Web site)


  1. Competency - In the law of evidence, the presence of those characteristics which render a witness legally fit and qualified to give testimony.
  2. Testimony - The evidence given by a witness under oath. (Web site)
  3. Subpoena - Document issued by the authority of the court to compel a witness to appear and give testimony or produce documentary evidence in a proceeding.

Present Evidence

  1. Each lawyer may cross-examine the other’s witnesses and present evidence rebutting the other’s evidence.
  2. Jurors - Jurors listen to all the evidence and arguments presented In order to reach a verdict.
  3. RIGHT TO CALL WITNESSES AND PRESENT EVIDENCE - A defendant has the right to call witnesses and to present evidence in their own behalf. (Web site)
  4. One of the main ways to present evidence that supports the facts of one--------s case is direct examination.

Dna Evidence

  1. Guy Paul Morin, Canadian wrongfully convicted in 1992 of the murder of Christine Jessop; he was exonerated by DNA evidence in 1995.
  2. I conclude the instruction correctly stated the law applicable to DNA evidence.
  3. Character evidence includes criminal convictions and reputation in the community for honesty. (Web site)
  4. If these presumed factual findings are supported by competent evidence, they are conclusive on appeal. (Web site)
  5. This fallacy occurs when one maintains that one's strong conviction is itself a proof, without any other evidence.

Suppress Evidence

  1. A motion to suppress evidence is a legal proceeding designed to challenge evidence on constitutional grounds.
  2. A person accused of a crime can challenge any arrest, confession or seizure of evidence in a proceeding called a motion to suppress evidence. (Web site)


  1. If there is not sufficient evidence that death has taken place, it may take somewhat longer, as simple absence does not necessarily prove death. (Web site)
  2. Throughout the trial, all jurors will sit together and pay careful attention to the evidence. (Web site)
  3. The "lack of proof" argument is nothing more than a plea for an "easy out" when the police do not have enough evidence.
  4. The defendant must prove the existence of the mitigating circumstances by a preponderance of the evidence. (Web site)
  5. The preliminary hearing is utilized by the judge to ensure there is sufficient evidence to review the case.


  1. Impeachment of a witness - An attack on the credibility (believability) of a witness, through evidence introduced for that purpose. (Web site)
  2. The district court concluded there was insufficient evidence from which a reasonable jury could find McClatchey had a specific intent to violate the Act.
  3. Evidence may be introduced without such notice in rebuttal to evidence introduced by the defendant in mitigation.
  4. It is important to note that Appearance Evidence has zero (or none) 5th Amendment protection.
  5. You provided no evidence for these allegations. (Web site)


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