evidentiary evidentiary  /ˌɛ vɪ ˈdɛn ʃi ɛ ri/


  1. (adj) pertaining to or constituting evidence
  2. (adj) serving as or based on evidence


  1. The second line of evidentiary attack is political which is just as, if not more critical, to the future of the case against bin Laden.
  2. Lawyers, however, love these sites, which can be evidentiary gold mines.
  3. Still, in the September 16 incident, there may also be substantial evidentiary problems that could block an indictment.


  1. Crack missing from BSO crime lab ignites dispute, call to review cases

    A quantity of crack cocaine about the size of a small marble disappeared from the Broward Sheriff's Office crime lab last year, an evidentiary problem that was never disclosed to the people prosecuting and defending a juvenile in a drug case.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

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    Please login to view the requested resource. HARRISONBURG — An evidentiary hearing scheduled to get under way Wednesday in the case of death-row inmate Ivan Teleguz was postponed, according to court records.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Harrisonburg Daily News-Record

  3. Lackland trainer accused of having sex with four women

    The woman, identified as Airman 3 in a charge sheet, testified she kissed him at the club, Cowboys Dancehall, but was so drunk she blacked out. “I remember being at Cowboys and drinking quite a bit,” said Airman 3, a mental health technician at a West Texas base. The evidentiary hearing, the latest in a series of proceedings stemming from the Air Force's worst sex scandal ever, could trigger a ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News


  1. In ordering a federal court to hold a hearing on this new evidence, Justice Stevens stated: "The substantial risk of putting an innocent man to death clearly provides an adequate justification for holding an evidentiary hearing."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

  2. "Profound, inherent weaknesses in the government's case - not just gaps in its evidentiary proof, but doubts about its basic theories of criminality - motivated the government to resort to novel and incorrect legal theories, demand truncated and...
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Daniel Petrocelli Source: Forbes

  3. "These investigations are integral to our mission, yet the sought-after information is often volatile and available only within a very limited timeframe. The proposed bill erects significant evidentiary burdens to obtaining critical information from...
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Michael Chertoff Source: FOXNews

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