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PERTINENT Definition & Legal Meaning

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Applicable; relevant Evidence is called “pertinent” when it is directed to the issue or matters in dispute, aud legitimately tends to prove the allegations of the party offering it; otherwise it is called “impertinent.” A pertinent hypothesis is one which, if sustained, would logically influence the issue. Whitaker v. State, 106 Ala. 30, 17 South. 456.


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