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Evidence must be relevant to the issue being tried.

For example, when a person is charged with theft from a house, it would be a relevant fact that the person's fingerprints were found on the windowsill of the house, but it would not be considered relevant that the person often consumed too much alcohol or came from a family of thieves.

Relevance  :  Last Revised: Thu Jun 16th 2016
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