DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE

Definition of DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE

Evidence supplied by writings and documents of every kind_ in the widest sense of the term; evidence derived from conventional symbols (such as letters) by which ideas are represented on material substances. Such evidence as is furnished by written instruments, inscriptions, documents of all kinds, and also any inanimate objects admissible for the purpose, as distinguished from "oral" evidence, or that delivered by human being's viva voce. People v. Purcell, 22 Cal.App.2d 126, 70 P.2d 706, 709.

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