evidence

  

Definitions (2)

1.Testimony and presentation of documents, records, objects, and other such items relating to the existence or non-existence of alleged or disputed facts into which a court enquires.
2.Methods and rules that guide and govern the establishment of a fact before a court, collectively called the law of evidence.

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  • The detectives searched the apartment for clues, hoping to find some key evidence of the crime they suspected had been committed.

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  • Supple evidence was required before the accused could be found guilty - and if a lack thereof was evident, the accused was free to go.

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  • The evidence included the defendant's fingerprints on the weapon, and security footage of him entering the building just before the crime was committed.

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