inculpatory evidence

inculpatory evidence
n. Evidence establishing the guilt of the accused.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • Inculpatory evidence — is a legal term used to describe evidence that shows, or tends to show, a person s involvement in an act, or evidence that can establish guilt. In criminal law, the prosecution has a duty to provide all evidence to the defense, whether it favours …   Wikipedia

  • inculpatory — in·cul·pa·to·ry /in kəl pə ˌtōr ē/ adj: incriminating made inculpatory statements to the police compare exculpatory Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • evidence — ev·i·dence 1 / e və dəns, ˌdens/ n [Medieval Latin evidentia, from Latin, that which is obvious, from evident evidens clear, obvious, from e out of, from + videns, present participle of videre to see]: something that furnishes or tends to furnish …   Law dictionary

  • evidence — Any species of proof, or probative matter, legally presented at the trial of an issue, by the act of the parties and through the medium of witnesses, records, documents, exhibits, concrete objects, etc., for the purpose of inducing belief in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • evidence — Any species of proof, or probative matter, legally presented at the trial of an issue, by the act of the parties and through the medium of witnesses, records, documents, exhibits, concrete objects, etc., for the purpose of inducing belief in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • inculpatory — /inkalpat(6)riy/ In the law of evidence, going or tending to establish guilt; that which tends to incriminate. People v. White, 35 Cal.App.2d 61, 94 P.2d 617, 621. While a confession admits commission of a crime, an inculpatory statement admits a …   Black's law dictionary

  • inculpatory — /inkalpat(6)riy/ In the law of evidence, going or tending to establish guilt; that which tends to incriminate. People v. White, 35 Cal.App.2d 61, 94 P.2d 617, 621. While a confession admits commission of a crime, an inculpatory statement admits a …   Black's law dictionary

  • Circumstantial evidence — For other uses, see Circumstantial Evidence (disambiguation). Circumstantial evidence is evidence in which an inference is required to connect it to a conclusion of fact, like a fingerprint at the scene of a crime. By contrast, direct evidence… …   Wikipedia

  • Exculpatory evidence — is the evidence favorable to the defendant in a criminal trial, which clears or tends to clear the defendant of guilt [ [http://legal dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Exculpatory+evidence The Free Dictionary by Farlex Definition of Exculpatory… …   Wikipedia

  • incriminating evidence — Evidence which tends to establish guilt of the accused or from which, with other evidence, his or her guilt may be inferred. See also inculpatory Compare exculpatory statement or evidence …   Black's law dictionary

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