Legal Definition and Related Resources of Extrinsic Evidence
Meaning of Extrinsic Evidence
External evidence , or that which is not contained in the body of an agreement , contract , will and the like. since only the words of a document may be considered by the court in interpreting or giving effect to it, extrinsic evidence is normally inadmissible . See parol evidence .
Related Entries of Extrinsic Evidence in the Encyclopedia of Law Project
Browse or run a search for Extrinsic Evidence in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.
Extrinsic Evidence in Historical Law
You might be interested in the historical meaning of this term. Browse or search for Extrinsic Evidence in Historical Law in the Encyclopedia of Law.
Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms
Search for legal acronyms and/or abbreviations containing Extrinsic Evidence in the Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms Dictionary.
Related Legal Terms
You might be also interested in these legal terms:
Mentioned in these terms
Extrinsic evidence in Law Enforcement
Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of extrinsic evidence.
- Law Enforcement Officer
- Law Enforcement Agency
- extrinsic evidence in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (Oxford University Press)
- extrinsic evidence in the Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
- A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis
English Legal System: Extrinsic Evidence
In the context of the English law, A Dictionary of Law provides the following legal concept of Extrinsic Evidence : Evidence of matters not referred to in a document offered in evidence to explain, vary, or contradict its meaning. Its admissibility is governed by the *parol evidence rule.