Evidence that directly links a person to a crime, without the need of any inference (for example, they were seen committing the crime). Compare to circumstantial evidence.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
Real, tangible, or clear evidence of a fact, happening, or thing that requires no thinking or consideration to prove its existence, as compared to circumstantial evidence.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:14 pm