What is NOTORIOUS?

In the law of evidence, matters deemed notorious do not require to be proved. There does not seem to be any recognized rule as to what matters are deemed notorious. Cases have occurred in which the state of society or public feeling has been treated as notorious; e. g., during times of sedition. Best, Ev. 354; Sweet.

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