evidence in chief

Definition of "evidence in chief"
  1. It's the main set of facts or proof presented by one side to establish their argument or claim
How to use "evidence in chief" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer prepared thoroughly for the presentation of the evidence in chief.
  2. The judge reminded the party that any omission in the evidence in chief could be detrimental to their case.
  3. It's common for the plurality of a trial to be taken up by the presentation of evidence in chief.

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