admissible admissible  /əd ˈmɪ sə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) deserving to be admitted

Usage(s):

  1. With Reagan and Thatcher in power, the application of judicious pressure on the Soviet state to encourage it to reform or abolish itself, or to implode, became an admissible policy.
  2. It was 85 years ago that the venerable polygraph was introduced, and while its results are still not admissible in most criminal courts, it is at least based on a sound premise.
  3. While the evidence is not admissible in court, knowing whom a suspect is talking to can prove useful in solving crimes and inducing confessions.

News

  1. Evidence suggests potential snags in forensic use of social media

    Social media can be an effective tool in getting a conviction... assuming it is admissible in court.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily Record

  2. Confession thrown out in Calmar shooting

    DECORAH, Iowa --- Statements Daniel Wildman made to law enforcement officials after his arrest Oct. 16 for a shooting are not admissible as evidence.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

  3. Murphy: Admissible testimony a moving target

    &via=&related=DolcePixel" Retired Court of Appeals Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr., who literally wrote the book on Maryland evidence, wants to remind lawyers to pay attention to the appellate courts for changes in what testimony may and may not be admissible in litigation. &via=&related=DolcePixel"
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Daily Record

Quotes

  1. "I have repeatedly said that if we obtained sufficient competent and admissible evidence against Aldrete, we would prosecute him," Sutton said in a statement.
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Johnny Sutton Source: USA Today

  2. "Under the proposed Gujarat Control of Organised Crime Act, a confession before a police officer is admissible in a court. This should be made inadmissible," Union home minister P Chidambaram told reporters after a cabinet meeting.
    on Jun 19, 2009 By: P Chidambaram Source: Daily News & Analysis

  3. "Sir Laurence has advised me that he believes sufficient admissible evidence exists to support the institution of criminal proceedings against Senior Sergeant Chris Hurley for manslaughter of Mulrunji," Mr Shine said. "Furthermore, Sir...
    on Jan 25, 2007 By: Kerry Shine Source: The Australian

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