weight of evidence

Definition of "weight of evidence"
  1. The level of credibility and persuasiveness that evidence brings to support an argument in a legal case
How to use "weight of evidence" in a sentence
  1. In deciding the case, the judge considered the weight of evidence presented by both parties.
  2. The profound weight of evidence led the jury to a guilty verdict.
  3. Her attorney stressed on the weight of evidence in her favor during the final arguments.

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