admissibility admissibility  /əd ˌmɪ sə ˈbɪ lə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) acceptability by virtue of being admissible

Usage(s):

  1. The central issue was the admissibility of the wife's statements to police officers just after the incident.
  2. So young a technology has almost no chance of clearing the admissibility bar in criminal cases, limiting its value to potential customers in law enforcement.
  3. Increasingly, were going to see the Court ruling on the admissibility of evidence collected with sophisticated devices.

News

  1. ICC denies challenge from Laurent Gbagbo

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands, June 11 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court said Tuesday it rejected a challenge to the admissibility of the case against former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. No ruling yet on 911 calls in Zimmerman case

    Two days before George Zimmerman goes on trial, voice recognition experts testified it is not possible to positively identify whose screams are heard in the background of the 911 calls made the night Trayvon Martin was shot. Florida Judge Debra Nelson will continue the hearing on the admissibility of the experts' testimony at a later date. Jury selection begins Monday. A third audio expert was ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

Quotes

  1. "All travelers that arrive in Canada must satisfy the border services officer that they meet the requirements for entry into Canada," Williams said. "Several factors are used to determine admissibility. They include involvement in criminal...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Chris Williams Source: Forbes

  2. "If Judge Hlophe did attempt to sway Constitutional Court judges to support ANC President Jacob Zuma's appeal against the admissibility of evidence in his corruption trial, it will take time and conscious effort to restore public trust in the...
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Helen Zille Source: Independent Online

  3. "The sole question before this court concerns the admissibility of Mrs. Couture's out-of-court statements," wrote Justice Louise Charron. "The evidence is excluded, not because it lacks probative value but, rather, on policy grounds based on...
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Louise Charron Source: Canada.com

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