Definition of RELEVANCY


RELEVANCY

By this term is understood the evidence which is
applicable to the issue joined; it is relevant when it is applicable to the
issue, and ought to be admitted; it is irrelevant, when it does not apply; and
it ought then to be excluded. 3 Hawks, 122; 4 Litt. Rep. 272; 7 Mart. Lo. R. N.
S. 198. See Greenl. Ev. §49, et seq.; 1 Phil. Ev. 169; 11 S. & R. 134;
7 Wend. R. 359; 1 Rawle, R. 311; 3 Pet. R. 336; 5 Harr. & Johns. 51, 56; 1
Watts. & Serg. 362; 6 Watts. R. 266; 1 S. & R. 298.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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