mediate fact

Definition of "mediate fact"
  1. An aspect or detail that can be proven or demonstrated through the evidence presented in a legal proceeding
How to use "mediate fact" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer concluded that the mediate fact in the case was the existence of the signed contract.
  2. Proof that the defendant was at the scene of the crime serves as a mediate fact in the trial.
  3. While direct facts were limited, there were plenty of mediate facts to support his argument.

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