Material evidence

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(Law) evidence which conduces to the proof or disproof of a relevant hypothesis.
- Wharton.

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And sitting still, with his hat pushed off his forehead, he thought that it was just like Heat's confounded cheek to carry off quietly the only piece of material evidence.
In the absence of all material evidences his uneasiness was passing away.
Foreign Office Spokesperson in a statement said a section of media, while reporting about the meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, yesterday, has given a highly misleading news item that Dossiers on India have no material evidence.
The prosecution in its decision relied on the testimonies of the witnesses, the confessions of some of the suspects, and the material evidence seized with the suspects, and which included white arms, fire ammunitions, and books promoting extremist ideologies.
As William Tabbernee explains in his introduction, Early Christianity in Contexts differs from many surveys of the early church in that it focuses on the use of material evidence "not only to give information about the origins of Christianity in a given location but also to provide a physical and cultural context for the particular kind of Christianity that existed in that location" (6).
We have gathered all material evidence against him.
She added that no material evidence can be provided to prove that the Brotherhood was involved in this incident.
Summary: A bomb expert said Wednesday that he was "horrified" by the damage done to the evidence in the crime scene where former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was assassinated, saying it had likely caused irreversible damage to DNA and material evidence at the site.
Senior Judge Ben Cantrell of Nashville ruled that Shelbyville's BZA "acted arbitrarily and capriciously" by denying the application for the quarry on grounds "that are not supported by any material evidence.
In a report submitted to a judicial commission, the forensic agency said material evidence such as bullet holes and shattered glass was removed from the clash site in post-riot clean-up.
It will comprise directorates for human and financial resources, criminal proceedings and material evidence.
He added that, based on confessions, material evidence and technical reports, the Public Prosecution decided to refer seven suspects (the bus supervisor, driver and owner, two principals, transportation official at the school, child's teacher) for their negligence that led to the death of the boy.