Currrent as of February 4, 2022
Evidence Code § 413
Party’s failure to explain or deny evidence
In determining what inferences to draw from the evidence or facts in the case against a party, the trier of fact may consider, among other things, the party’s failure to explain or to deny by his testimony such evidence or facts in the case against him, or his willful suppression of evidence relating thereto, if such be the case.
Enacted Stats 1965 ch 299 § 2, operative January 1, 1967.
Evidence Code 413