reasonable probability

noun

reasonable prob·​a·​bil·​i·​ty
: a probability that the result of a proceeding would have been different if not for the unprofessional errors of counsel or nondisclosure of exculpatory material by the prosecution which is sufficient to undermine confidence in the outcome

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“Reasonable probability.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/reasonable%20probability. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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