manifest weight of the evidence

: a deferential standard of review under which reversal of a decision or verdict requires showing that it is obviously erroneous and unsupported by the evidence and that an opposite conclusion is clearly evident

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“Manifest weight of the evidence.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/manifest%20weight%20of%20the%20evidence. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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