corroborating evidence


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corroborating evidence

n. evidence which strengthens, adds to, or confirms already existing evidence.

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One example of the use of medical testimony as corroborating evidence of a child victim's hearsay statements is in Zmijewski.
The authors found that investigations that moved quickly into prosecution involved investigators working closely with DOJ attorneys, as well as following up every lead to uncover corroborating evidence.
For example, in a recent case that the Midwest Immigrant and Human Rights Center won in the appellate court, judges ruled that a lack of corroborating evidence can't be a basis for denying asylum.
The imaginative use of such corroborating evidence is one of the strengths of this study.
Information was collected from a variety of sources: adult Meru men (55 of the boys' guardians or family-appointed men who accompanied the boys to hospital for circumcision, two traditional circumcisers, 20 traditionally circumcised local men, and 30 male nurses performing circumcision within the health clinic and hospital setting), 140 adolescent boys before and after their circumcision; and old and recent hospital records, local newspaper reports, and literature published on the subject, which were examined to provide corroborating evidence on the traditions and their changes throughout the years.
Investigations have so far revealed corroborating evidence from staff and former employees of Mr Halliday.
The justices said they doubted whether the witness was an accomplice and asserted there was ample corroborating evidence.
Furthermore, the ASB recommended that research be undertaken to explore whether there are more effective means of obtaining corroborating evidence than the confirmation process.
On Tuesday, as many as 70 law enforcement officers spent 12 hours searching the Neverland Ranch for corroborating evidence.
Lustgarten testified in the absence of any corroborating evidence and in spite of evidence to the contrary that a physician falsified medical records to protect his associate," according to the board's complaint.
This is especially so when we find corroborating evidence in other accounts or in Jewish writings.
The media continued this coverage despite a total lack of corroborating evidence.