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PROBABILITY Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Likelihood; appearance of truth; verisimilitude. The likelihood of a proposition or hypothesis being true, from its conformity to reason or experience, or from superior evidence or arguments adduced in its favor. People v. O’Brien, 130 Cal. 1, 02 Pac. 207; Shaw v. State, 125 Ala. 80. 28 South. 390; State v. Jones, 64 Iowa, 349. 17 X. W. 911, 20 N. W. 470.


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