Preponderance of evidence

Preponderance of evidence,

Definition of Preponderance of evidence:

  1. Superiority in weight of an evidence that is more convincing (even if minimally) than the evidence presented by the other party. In civil cases, the jury is instructed to determine which party on the whole has preponderance of evidence, and to return a verdict in its favor.

How to use Preponderance of evidence in a sentence?

  1. It was a close decision, but the preponderance of evidence indicated guilt, since that one witness came forward to testify.
  2. The preponderance of evidence was vital to reaching a decision in this matter. This development was quite pivotal for the company.
  3. Sometimes you are facing such a preponderance of evidence that you just have to admit your mistake and move on with it.

Meaning of Preponderance of evidence & Preponderance of evidence Definition