probative value

Definition of "probative value"
  1. The credibility and relevance of evidence in proving a particular matter in a legal case, unless its potential for prejudice or confusion outweighs this value
How to use "probative value" in a sentence
  1. The judge determined whether the probative value of the evidence presented was significant enough to remain.
  2. The lawyer argued about the high probative value of the eyewitness testimony.
  3. The court rejected certain documents due to their low probative value.

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