corroborating evidence

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Noun1.corroborating evidence - additional evidence or evidence of different kind that supports a proof already offered in a proceeding
evidence - (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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He always denies any of his inappropriate behaviors, even when corroborating evidence is given.
In late May, the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFE) released a statement, claiming that Fouzi Lekjaa (president of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation) had aggressively assaulted the referee during the CAF Cup final between the Egyptian team Al Zamalek and Moroccan football RS Berkane which took place on May 26.CAF's Disciplinary Committee dismissed referee Bamlak Tessema allegations arguing that the referee's report does not match that of the match commissioner, Equatorial Guinea's Gustavo Ndong Edu.The board said that "there is insufficient solid and corroborating evidence to prove the culpability of Fouzi Lekjaa.
"The standard of proof required in a criminal trial is very high and, in the absence of corroborating evidence, a court would be obliged to exercise any doubt in favour of the defendant and must find him not guilty.
Ideally this record will include corroborating evidence for the basis of their decision.
Scott said the investigation launch does not necessarily suggest that there is new corroborating evidence, though it does raise the stakes for company legal teams and builds on an already distracting and costly process in the courts that will likely take two years or more to reach a conclusion.
The charge sheet reads like quintessential McCarthyism; criticism is conflated with subversion, and unsubstantiated allegations of collusion with 'foreign agencies' of 'enemy countries' have been made with no corroborating evidence to support them.
A probe by the FBI found "no corroborating evidence".
"Typically, when a court of law considers conflicting testimony, it looks to corroborating evidence to resolve that conflict.
The anti-graft court even clarified that corroborating evidence means "additional evidence of a different character to the same point."
Boudreau's statements in his Declaration do not bridge the evidentiary gap and are inadequate substitutes for the necessary corroborating evidence to apply the common law mailbox rule," Finkle found.
The DOJ, in the previous resolution, noted that the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) failed to produce corroborating evidence to support Adorco's testimony.