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EXPLANATORY EVIDENCE [1 record]

Record 1 2013-08-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • PAJLO
  • Law of Evidence
CONT

The term "explanatory evidence" is used to describe evidence which, whilst not going to the question of whether the defendant is guilty, is necessary for the jury to have a proper understanding of other evidence being given in the case by putting it in its proper context.

French

Domaine(s)
  • PAJLO
  • Droit de la preuve
DEF

Preuve extrinsèque tendant à expliquer le sens des mots d'un document.

OBS

preuve exégétique; preuve explicative : termes normalisés par le Comité de normalisation dans le cadre du Programme national de l'administration de la justice dans les deux langues officielles (PAJLO).

Spanish

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