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circumstantial evidence
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
evidence that can suggest something, but does not prove it
  • We don't know, but there is circumstantial evidence to indicate that Mayella Ewell was beaten savagely by someone who led almost exclusively with his left.
    p. 272.8
circumstantial evidence = evidence that can suggest something, but does not prove it
  • He said he didn't have any quarrel with the rape statute, none what ever, but he did have deep misgivings when the state asked for and the jury gave a death penalty on purely circumstantial evidence.
    p. 294.4
  • circumstantial evidence = evidence that can suggest something, but does not prove it
  • "But lots of folks have been hung— hanged— on circumstantial evidence," said Jem.
    p. 294.6
circumstantial evidence = evidence that can suggest something, but does not prove it
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