judicial knowledge

judicial knowledge

in the law of evidence, that body of information that it is assumed that the court is aware of and accordingly need not be proved. It is distinct from the judge's private knowledge, which cannot be used to fill a defect in the evidence.
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Deputy fiscal Russell said to presiding sheriff Wyllie Robertson: "I'm not sure it's in judicial knowledge, the book Fifty Shades of Grey?" The veteran sheriff - the longest serving member of the Stirling bench - replied: "I think you have to assume it's not."
"The new portal represents an important addition that will help spread legal and judicial knowledge between specialists and those interested as well as easily provide them with information to help them complete their research and studies," he added.
Twenty officers at the Police Training Institute (First Lieutenants) completed the first compulsory course with the aim of qualifying them as leading officers and providing them with administrative, legal and judicial knowledge through a variety of practical applications to equip them with the skills necessary to upgrade their competencies and ensure their understanding of the philosophy of thinking to solve problems and meet the challenges that hinder performance and the execution of tasks.
The Djibouti visiting minister has expressed desire for the judicial cooperation between the two countries, to benefit from the Sudan's experiences in the judicial work, and to promote the legal and judicial knowledge via the exchange of expertise between the Sudan and Djibouti for the shortening of the judicial shadow.
However, because promoters of these cases do not know court proceedings, they are prone to mistakes; therefore, it is better for a qualified person who has judicial knowledge to discuss the case.
"The least that we, lawyers and legal experts, could do is spread judicial knowledge and legal awareness among the community.
The proposed TA will support conducting training needs assessment to assess judicial knowledge and skills gap; providing Training of Trainers program for selected Mongolian judges; and developing curriculum and training materials on economic crimes by the trained judges for sustainable training after TA completion.
The President said there appears to be an urgent need to accelerate progress in strengthening judicial knowledge and competence in environmental rule of law, in the SAARC region.
Finally, the trial court appropriately "took judicial knowledge of prevailing economic conditions" in adopting the lower appraisal, according to the court.
(67) Their research supports the notion that judges' individual beliefs concerning IPV play an important role in case outcomes and concludes that enhancing judicial knowledge about the prevalence, severity, and persistence of IPV might influence case outcomes.
She then shows law students and criminologists how expert testimony can influence judicial knowledge. A section is devoted to analyzing Evidence Code Section 1107 of California Law and how it relates to Battered Women's Syndrome.
Public knowledge, lawyerly knowledge and even judicial knowledge of the law and application of privilege are abysmally low.