Opinion Evidence

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Definition: Opinion Evidence

Full Definition of Opinion Evidence

The Evidence of a Witness should normally be first-hand and of events directly related to the case at issue. The opinion of a witness is likely to be Hearsay, if not irrelevant. An exception is the evidence of specialists in particular fields. The opinion of such a specialist may be acceptable if it is likely to be something that the court could not directly establish itself.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Opinion Evidence are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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