This ebook provides a detailed and comprehensive guide as to how to use the term “evidence” properly.
The purpose of this ebook is to guide you to native pro excellence in using this term by presenting the range of verbs and adjectives that may be used with the term and it also presents typical sentence patterns in which the term operates, in a clear-cut, user-friendly manner of presentation, with the least possible grammar terms.
These sentence patterns enable the reader to create authentic and properly worded sentences with the term, at native pro (US and UK attorneys, judges, etc.) level.
It is very useful for law students – when facing a task of writing a text involving this term – to proactively take a look at all verbs, adjectives and complements in use with the term, together with sentence patters, as used by native professionals (UK and US judges, attorneys, etc.), and see all linguistic options available.
This guide covers everything law students need to know about this term linguistically, so expand their linguistic competence, to facilitate completion of their essay writing, thereby promoting their studies in law.
How expertise is presented
The terms are described in a user-friendly manner, with the minimum of grammar terms, for maximum efficiency in learning, by overview tables, and by large number of sentence patterns and sample sentences, like this:
item + is admitted + into evidence
as in: The results of a polygraph examination shall not be admitted into evidence in any criminal proceeding.
This booklet provides other very useful patterns that you can instantly use:
(1) there + is + clear and convincing evidence + that + subject + verb
for example: There is clear and convincing evidence that he committed the acts that are the subject of both indictments.
(2) it + is + established + in evidence + that + subject + verb
for example: It is established in evidence that the plaintiff is, in fact, the owner.
(3) evidence + confirm + that + subject + verb
for example: Respondent failed to submit probative evidence confirming that she primarily resided with the tenant at the premises.
(4) there + is + sufficient + evidence + to convict + person + of crime
for example: The court held that there was sufficient evidence to convict defendant of the crimes.
(5) evidence + exist + to prove + that + subject + verb
for example: No medical evidence exists to prove conclusively that the victim was murdered.
And many more on nearly 20 pages...
Just one reading and you already have a good understanding of how to use this term at native pro level.
The table of contents of this guide is as follows:
1 Introduction to evidencing
- Description of the term ‘evidence’ (noun)
3 Admissibility and inadmissibility of evidence
3.1 Admissibility of evidence
3.2 Inadmissibility of evidence
4 Evidence and underlying facts communicated
4.1 High certainty
4.2 Reasonable certainty
6 Degrees of weight of evidence
6.1 The term ‘balance of probability’
6.2 The term ‘preponderance of evidence’
- Description of the term ‘evidence’ (verb)
This guide is from the 1000 page and 50 chapter book entitled “A Practical Guide to English for Law”, which was written by a legal terminologist and legal translator having completed a Yale law course, and proofread by an U.S. attorney (with a law degree from Yale).
Useful for law students, to use it in tandem with their studies in law. Useful also for legal translators when they are to write legal texts. Useful also for law professors, as it provides inspirational content for use in classes. Useful also at university translation courses, in teaching students about this term.
Collect all six terminology ebooks:
- Terminlogy of Civil Procedure in Use (from which this guide on Evidence is taken),
- Terminlogy of Contract Law in Use
- Terminlogy of Property Law in Use
- Terminlogy of Intellectual Property Law in Use
- Terminlogy of Inheritance Law in Use
- A UserFriendly Legal English Grammar
and you can have a jump start in getting familiar with, and then become an expert in these practice areas, as areas of your specialisations.
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