Weight Of Evidence Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Weight Of Evidence, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Weight Of Evidence?

(n) Weight of evidence is the relative importance of the evidence produced by one side of the case as against the relevance of the evidences produced by the other party of the suit. For example plaintiff produces a witnesses said to be seen the crime done by the defended at that time, where as the defended produced documental evidence proving that he was in police custody at the time crime. The later one carries weight over the single witness