What are the 6 types of evidence?
And even some evidence that is not admissible on its own may be admissible in conjunction with other types of evidence.Analogical Evidence. Anecdotal Evidence. Character Evidence. Circumstantial Evidence. Demonstrative Evidence. Digital Evidence. Direct Evidence. Documentary Evidence.
Can you be convicted based on hearsay?
A person may not be convicted solely on the evidence of one hearsay statement admitted under this exception to the rule against hearsay.
What happens if there is not enough evidence?
If you lack sufficient relevant and admissible evidence, you do not proceed to a jury trial. Proving a case beyond a reasonable doubt (the standard of proof required in a criminal case) is always an up-hill climb. If you lack sufficient relevant and admissible evidence, you do not proceed to a jury trial.
How much evidence is enough?
Preponderance of the evidence requires tipping the scales of justice just over 50%, like 50.01%. Proof by a preponderance of the evidence is required in nearly all negligence cases, accident cases and injury cases even where damages are catastrophic.
What is material evidence?
Thus, relevant evidence is also material and probative. Evidence is “material” if it is being offered to prove an element of a claim or defense that needs to be established for one side or the other to prevail.