Definitions for "Direct Evidence"
Evidence that stands on its own to prove an alleged fact, such as testimony of a witness who says she saw a defendant pointing a gun at a victim during a robbery.
Evidence including testimony provided by a witness who saw or heard an event. Direct evidence may also include a videotape or audiotape of an event. See also Circumstantial evidence.
Clear, tangible evidence of something, requiring no assumptions or added logic to prove it to be true. It is the opposite of circumstantial evidence, and is often from an eyewitness.