What are the four different types of evidence?
There are four types evidence by which facts can be proven or disproven at trial which include:Real evidence;Demonstrative evidence;Documentary evidence; and.Testimonial evidence.
What evidence is needed for a conviction?
These include: Testimony, including victim and witness statements. Hard evidence, such as DNA or video footage. Documents, defined in the Commonwealth Evidence Act as anything on which there is writing, including bank statements, maps and photographs.
Is victim’s testimony enough to convict?
In the US, Yes, generally. In the US an accused can, in most cases, be convicted on the testimony of a single witness, who can be the victim.
Can someone be found guilty on circumstantial evidence?
Circumstantial evidence is evidence which does not directly link a person to a crime, but a particular fact or collection of facts that may infer their guilt. In circumstantial cases, if there is evidence of a “reasonable hypothesis consistent with innocence” then the defendant must be found “not guilty”.