against the weight of the evidence

against the weight of the evidence
See verdict against the evidence.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • against the evidence — See against the weight of the evidence …   Black's law dictionary

  • against the evidence — See against the weight of the evidence …   Black's law dictionary

  • against the weight of the evidence — n. An evidentiary standard allowing a trial judge to set aside a jury s judgment or verdict and order a new trial when it clearly appears to the judge that the jury s decision is unsupported by the credible evidence presented at trial; is based… …   Law dictionary

  • against the weight of the evidence — Contrary to the evidence. Russell v. Pilger, 113 Vt. 537, 37 A.2d 403, 411. A finding is against the manifest weight of the evidence if an opposite conclusion is clearly evident. Burke v. Board of Review, 2 Dist., 132 Ill.App.3d 1094, 87 Ill.Dec …   Black's law dictionary

  • against the weight of the evidence — Contrary to the evidence. Russell v. Pilger, 113 Vt. 537, 37 A.2d 403, 411. A finding is against the manifest weight of the evidence if an opposite conclusion is clearly evident. Burke v. Board of Review, 2 Dist., 132 Ill.App.3d 1094, 87 Ill.Dec …   Black's law dictionary

  • against the manifest weight of the evidence — against the (manifest) (weight of the) evidence n. An evidentiary standard allowing a trial judge to set aside a jury s judgment or verdict and order a new trial when it clearly appears to the judge that the jury s decision is unsupported by the… …   Law dictionary

  • against the (manifest) weight of the evidence — adj. Not supported by the evidence presented at trial, or based on false evidence; the evidence clearly leading to the opposite conclusion. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell.… …   Law dictionary

  • contrary to the evidence — Against the evidence; against the weight of the evidence …   Black's law dictionary

  • contrary to the evidence — Against the evidence; against the weight of the evidence …   Black's law dictionary

  • flagrantly against the weight of the evidence — A verdict not supported by substantial evidence. 5 Am J2d, A & E § 835 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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