cumulative evidence


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Related to cumulative evidence: Conclusive evidence, evidencing

cumulative evidence

n
(Law) law additional evidence reinforcing testimony previously given
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cumulative evidence

n (Jur) → Häufung fvon Beweisen/Zeugenaussagen
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The judge can also affect the integrity of the medical malpractice litigation process through her rulings on cumulative evidence.
The cumulative evidence does not support the use of grade retention as an academic intervention," researcher Shane Jimerson concluded after his recent comprehensive review of the research literature.
And Fernando Guerra, director of health with the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, noted that the multi-agency National Children's Study "will provide for the first time an opportunity for children and families to benefit from the cumulative evidence that will be assembled over twenty-five years, to better understand causal relationships from many different influences, including the environment.
The cumulative evidence connecting psychological trauma with cardiovascular disease is becoming increasingly convincing.
403 of the Florida Evidence Code states that "[r]elevant evidence is inadmissible if its probative value is substantially outweighed by the danger of unfair prejudice, confusion of issues, misleading the jury, or needless presentation of cumulative evidence.
The cumulative evidence from over four decades of research conducted in the United States, Europe and other countries indicates that irradiated food is safe to eat.
The cumulative evidence of cancelled exercises, delayed equipment programmes and of resources apparently insufficient to reverse the problems of overstretch and undermanning suggest that if the wheels have not yet come off the SDR, they are certainly beginning to wobble alarmingly.
Although no one region offers full testimony about the rise of the twelfth-century sequence, the cumulative evidence convincingly supports the following conclusions: (1) Benedictine monks, the most conservative of the three groups, tended to retain traditional, old-style sequences rather than update their repertories with more recent compositions: (2) cathedral canons used an abundance of tropes and sequences to embellish their liturgies, but were generally resistant to liturgical reforms; as a result, they seemed satisfied by traditional repertories and did not rush to adopt new-style sequences as they became available; (3) Augustinian canons avoided tropes but integrated new-style sequences into their liturgy at much faster rates than other institutions.
The rule states that relevant evidence "may be excluded if its probative value is substantially outweighed by the danger of unfair prejudice, confusion of the issues, or misleading the jury, or by considerations of undue delay, waste of time, or needless presentation of cumulative evidence.
Scott Ward, senior vice president at Medtronic and president of the Vascular business, added: "The Endeavor clinical program continues to generate strong cumulative evidence regarding Endeavor's overall performance.

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