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material evidence

In medicolegal considerations, such things as facts, medical records, documents, or expert testimony that are important to proving or disproving matters of dispute.
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Saying that remittitur is necessary when there is no material evidence to support an award of punitive damages, the court observed that the record contained no evidence that Elliot made his statements with anything more than a reckless disregard for Slovinski's rights.
In his eighth chapter, John Griffin presents the material evidence for attributing pottery to Leeds, including factory marks, block moulds, excavated shards and the printed catalogues.
Bit by bit, toy-box illustration by comic-book cover by metallic dress by modular house, Topham offers us the now-obsolete material evidence of anticipation, the stuff Space Child would have eventually unloaded at a garage sale before moving into an assisted-living facility.
8 RETURN OF 'ZINE CULTURE Sure, websites offer speed and economy, but there's no replacement for material evidence when it comes to other people's enthusiasms.
It does not, however, change the fact that locating and producing material evidence contained in a law enforcement witness' personnel file is the obligation of the entire government prosecution team.
The defence team said the suspects were tortured and sexually abused by security services and that the case, which they said lacked material evidence to back the charges, was fabricated.
If it is authentic, it means we have material evidence for something we knew already from literary evidence," he says, referring to references to James as the brother of Jesus in scripture (for example, in Matthew 15 and Galatians 1) and by the first-century Jewish historian Josephus.
There have been lawsuits in which simple drawings on cocktail napkins were admitted as significant material evidence.
A spokesman said: "As part of the Spirit of Friendship Festival accompanying the Commonwealth Games, this project examines the continuing cultural impact and material evidence of the Commonwealth.
This inquiry process can help us learn how to journey through time and across cultures, as we take a closer look at the material evidence of human productivity.
The other two sightings were similarly dismissed by investigators who said: "We accordingly recommend very strongly that no further investigation of reported mysterious aerial phenomena be undertaken unless and until material evidence becomes available.
The duty to preserve constitutionally material evidence applies to all administrative hearings, and the plaintiff [Baffert] will suffer irreparable injury if this matter goes