Definition of Indirect evidence
1. Noun. Evidence providing only a basis for inference about the fact in dispute.
Generic synonyms: Evidence
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Antonyms: Direct Evidence
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Literary usage of Indirect evidence
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1. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence by Thomas Starkie, George Morley Dowdeswell, John George Malcolm, George Sharswood (1876)
"indirect evidence. NEXT, as to the admission of indirect evidence. Having now briefly noticed the general principles which govern the reception of direct ..."
2. Argumentation and Debating by William Trufant Foster (1908)
"V. DIRECT AND indirect evidence As practice in testing evidence to determine its worth, the attempt to classify evidence as Direct and Indirect is valuable. ..."
3. Darwin and After Darwin: An Exposition of the Darwinian Theory and a by George John Romanes, Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1895)
"(A.) indirect evidence in favour of the Inheritance of Acquired Characters. STARTING with the evidence in favour of the so- called Lamarckian factors, ..."
4. Trial Evidence: The Rules of Evidence Applicable on the Trial of Civil by Austin Abbott, James MacGregor Smith, John Kenneth Byard (1918)
"indirect evidence of Marriage. Evidence of cohabitation and repute—that is of status or matrimonial condition—is only indirect or presumptive evidence of a ..."
5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1889)
"The explanation is, however, extremely plausible, has indirect evidence, and a very extensive explaining power. Under the fourth heading Prof. ..."
6. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"Both direct and indirect evidence of a biliary calculus were present, the stone resembling the one shown in Case 9; but it lies so far back in the cystic ..."
7. The Law of Patents for Useful Inventions by William Callyhan Robinson (1890)
"indirect evidence discloses the benefits derived by the defendant from the infringement, and thence infers the extent of the plaintiff's loss. ..."