corroborating evidence


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corroborating evidence

generally, any evidence which tallies with the predictions of a hypothesis or theory. For the strict proponent of falsificationism, however, only a prediction unique to the theory concerned corroborates it.
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The Zmijewski court held the mother's affidavit could also be considered corroborating evidence.
After the initial interviews of suspected victims, witnesses, and, if possible, perpetrators, investigators begin collecting information and corroborating evidence to build the charges and the case.
Finally, school counselors need to consider other corroborating evidence such as the student's history of violent behavior.
Investigators from the National Police Agency and the Saitama prefectural police are attempting to retrieve the remains to alleviate the pain borne by Taniguchi's family as well as to collect corroborating evidence in their case against five people indicted for his murder, the sources said.
Corroborating evidence, in the form of 20 sticks of dynamite, was found by French troops who stormed the plane and killed the hijackers.
But at his eventual trial Judge O'Donovan said that both Bowden and Warren had been shown to be self-seeking liars and he could not convict Gilligan on the murder and arms charges without corroborating evidence.
In the absence of corroborating evidence, we accord little weight to the self-serving recitals in the pension agreement.
Other relevant factors to be considered in determining whether this defence burden has been satisfied include: the severity of the triggering stimulus; corroborating evidence of bystanders; corroborating medical history of automatistic-like dissociative states; whether there is evidence of a motive for the crime; and whether the alleged trigger of the automatism is also the victim of the automatistic violence.
However, recent work by staff economists at the Federal Reserve Board has added strong corroborating evidence of price mismeasurement using a macroeconomic approach that is essentially independent of the exercises performed by other researchers, including those on the Boskin Commission.
There was not a shred of corroborating evidence that Noriega had ever been to Medellin, but here was the U.
Corroborating evidence for this pattern of faulting comes from the recently completed ground geophysical surveys over the Screech Lake area.
Fatehgarh SSP Sahib Hardyal Singh Mann, meanwhile, said the police had corroborating evidence against Vijender.