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Spoliation

spoliation n

1 : the destruction, alteration, or mutilation of evidence esp. by a party for whom the evidence is damaging
2 : alteration or mutilation of an instrument (as a will) by one who is not a party to the instrument



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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