Other Free Encyclopedias » Law Library - American Law and Legal Information » Free Legal Encyclopedia: Special power to Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation

Spoliation

evidence individual

Any erasure, interlineation, or other alteration made to COMMERCIAL PAPER, such as a check or promissory note, by an individual who is not acting pursuant to the consent of the parties who have an interest in such instrument.

A spoliator of evidence in a legal action is an individual who neglects to produce evidence that is in her possession or control. In such a situation, any inferences that might be drawn against the party are permitted, and the withholding of the evidence is attributed to the person's presumed knowledge that it would have served to operate against her.

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or