cumulative evidence
cumulative evidence see evidence

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

cumulative evidence
Facts or information that proves what has previously been established by other information concerning the same issue.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


cumulative evidence
Facts or information that proves what has previously been established by other information concerning the same issue.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • cumulative evidence — 1. evidence of which the parts reinforce one another, producing an effect stronger than any part by itself. 2. Chiefly Law. a. testimony repetitive of testimony given earlier. b. evidence that confirms or adds to previous evidence. [1840 50] * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cumulative evidence — 1. evidence of which the parts reinforce one another, producing an effect stronger than any part by itself. 2. Chiefly Law. a. testimony repetitive of testimony given earlier. b. evidence that confirms or adds to previous evidence. [1840 50] * *… …   Universalium

  • cumulative evidence — Additional or corroborative evidence to the same point. That which goes to prove what has already been established by other evidence. See also corroborating evidence …   Black's law dictionary

  • cumulative evidence — Additional evidence of the same kind to the same point. 39 Am J1st New Tr § 173. See corroborating evidence …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cumulative evidence — various evidence which supports the same conclusion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cumulative evidence — /ˌkjumjələtɪv ˈɛvədəns/ (say .kyoohmyuhluhtiv evuhduhns) noun 1. evidence of which the parts reinforce one another, producing an effect stronger than any part taken by itself. 2. testimony repetitive of testimony earlier given …   Australian English 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

  • cumulative — adjective Date: 1605 1. a. made up of accumulated parts b. increasing by successive additions 2. tending to prove the same point < cumulative evidence > 3. a. taking effect upon completion of another penal sentence …   New Collegiate 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

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