Historical inquiry and the functioning of the law are related but distinct processes, and legal evidence
is therefore not identical with historical evidence.
The courts deemed that the competent medical and legal evidence
produced in the records offered clear and convincing proof that Theresa had been correctly diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state, and that her husband had appropriately reflected her intentions and her best interests by requesting that she not be kept alive by artificial means, including nutrition and hydration.
When forms of evidence comport with broader understanding of what is plausible, they may be especially likely to escape careful analysis as legal evidence
, no matter what the formal legal standard ostensibly used to evaluate them.
For example, in his legal evidence
about kinship and land, Peter Sutton juxtaposes 'spiritual descent' against the 'ancient type' that he was discussing and could not conceive of Aboriginal subjects who might employ both simultaneously on an ongoing basis.
The police's failure to record wife-beating cases and injuries also robs the women of legal evidence
to fight their cases in court.
is a cliche among gay men, and now this instrument of truth appears ready to go on trial to determine its reliability as legal evidence
For records managers, users are largely seeking legal evidence
and administrative information; for archivists, users are historical researchers attempting to create new knowledge about past events, people, and organizations.
There appears to be no legal evidence
that these people are involved in illegal activity.
The industry group most directly affected, the private mortgage insurance companies, never has pressed the issue before the IRS or Congress, despite legal evidence
There is no degradation of image quality, and the image is recorded as an authenticated file that can be used as legal evidence
The documents are, she claims, a "prototypical novel" (xlii) in the eighteenth-century epistolary tradition, and this narrative form dovetails with the change in legal evidence
to support Chan's sense of a general epistemological change.
10 the level considered legal evidence
that someone is driving drunk.