evidentiary fact

Definition of "evidentiary fact"
  1. An evidentiary fact is a piece of information that forms part of the circumstances leading to a legal case, and it is confirmed by either verbal declaration, documentation, or other forms of proof. It is also known as a mediate fact or predicate fact
How to use "evidentiary fact" in a sentence
  1. In the trial, the prosecutor introduced an evidentiary fact in the form of the defendant's fingerprint found at the crime scene.
  2. The lawyer relied heavily on the evidentiary facts gathered during the investigation to build a strong case.
  3. Testimonies from credible witnesses served as evidentiary facts supporting the plaintiff's claims.

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