Definitions for "Rules of Evidence"
Standards governing whether evidence in civil or criminal case is admissible.
The rules that govern the presentation and admissibility of oral and documentary evidence at court hearings or depositions. Although certain evidence may be truthful, it may not be admissible in court.
Rules of law which determine which testimony, documents, etc. should be submitted for consideration by a judge or a jury, and the weight such evidence is to be given in determining a question of fact.