admission of evidence

admission of evidence

n. a judge's acceptance of evidence in a trial. (See: evidence)

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services includes: should provide an independent, objective, fair and impartial review of contested dangerous/vicious animal determinations, will supply all materials, and equipment required to perform the services, shall conduct the administrative hearings, hear all pertinent evidence offered by all interested persons, oversee the admission of evidence offered by the city or parking violator, oversee any cross-examination, or conduct such examination(s) of evidence as the hearing officer considers necessary to reach a decision, record the hearing through an audio recorder, or oversee the use of a shorthand reporter if requested by one of the parties, keep log of the testimony and documentary evidence received during the hearing, and render a fair and impartial decision of the matter.
Reyes also said the prosecution's admission of evidence showed that she had never transacted with Napoles or any of her employees regarding Enrile's pork barrel projects and had no role in the signing of letters endorsing Napoles' bogus foundations to implement Enrile's projects.
Among other topics, the participants heard from some fifteen speakers on victims' participation in the STL's proceedings and the admission of evidence before international criminal tribunals.
Separate chapters explore the interplay between admission of evidence and the confrontation right, the problem of anonymous witnesses testifying in court, in chambers hearings, and closed circuit television testimony.
4) These exceptions were criticized as highly rigid and technical, so much so that they could impair the search for truth either by the admission of evidence that was not particularly helpful, or by the exclusion of evidence that could reliably assist in determining what happened.
exclusionary rule that bars admission of evidence produced or derived
A report by the House Research Organization said, "The bill would allow admission of evidence regarding a defendant's character, which could distract the jury from the real issue of whether the defendant actually committed the crime in question.
LEGAL COMMENTARY: When a court reviews a trial court's ruling on admission of evidence, an appellate court must acknowledge that decisions on admissibility are within the sound discretion of the trial court and will not be overturned absent an abuse of discretion or misapplication of the law.
What they say is in order to avoid confusion in the lower courts regarding the admission of evidence and what is or is not required, we're just going to go ahead and adopt this statute as a rule of procedure, so that eliminates that issue in the lower court," he said.
79) For instance, under the Massachusetts courts' current approach, if a defendant fails to object to admission of evidence obtained in violation of the Fourth Amendment's bar on unreasonable searches and seizures, Massachusetts appellate courts consider whether admission of the evidence created a substantial risk of a miscarriage of justice without reference to the evidence itself.
CASE FACTS: The defendants in this medical malpractice case sought review of two rulings concerning admission of evidence, a ruling denying a peremptory strike during jury selection, and an order allowing attorneys' fees based upon unaccepted proposals for settlement.
Grant improves upon Stillman by better respecting the section 24(2) goal of examining, in the totality of circumstances, whether the admission of evidence would bring the system of justice into long-term disrepute.