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" The burden of proof is upon the prosecutor. All the presumptions of law independent of evidence are in favor of innocence ; and every person is presumed to be innocent until he is proved guilty. "
Pacific Islands Pilot - Page 196
1897
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Oyer and Terminer and the Court of ...

Delaware. Court of Oyer and Terminer, John Wallace Houston - Law reports, digests, etc - 1920 - 619 pages
...conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge. The burden of proof is upon the prosecutor. All the presumptions of law, independent of evidence, are in favor of innocence; and every person is presumed to be innocent of the offense charged until he is proved to be guilty....
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The Codes of California: pt. 1-2. Penal code

California - California - 1921
...conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge. The burden of proof is upon the prosecutor. All the presumptions of law independent of evidence are in favor of innocence; and every person is presumed to be Innocent until he Is proved guilty. If upon such proof there is...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 205

Law reports, digests, etc - 1922
...that they cannot say they feel ah abiding conviction to a moral certainty of the truth of the charge," that "all the presumptions of law, Independent of evidence, are in favor of innocence," and that "the evidence must establish the proof of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty," and...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 55

Law - 1902
...accused, and no other person, committed the offense charged. ' The burden of proof is upon the prosecutor. All the presumptions of law, independent of evidence, are in favor of innocence ; and every person is presumed to be innocent until he is proved guilty. If upon such proof there is...
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Proceedings ... Annual Convention, California Bar Association, Volume 3

California Bar Association - Bar associations - 1913
...ACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1096 of the Penal Code is hereby amended to read as follows: 1096. All the presumptions of law, independent of evidence, are in favor of innocence, and every person charge' 1 with the commission of a criminal offense is presumed to be innocent until...
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 84

Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...| 96, 97; Dec. Dig. 67.*] 12. CRIMINAL LAW ( 561*)— PKESUMFTIONS— REASONABLE DOUBT. Since all the presumptions of law independent of evidence are in favor of innocence, and every person is presumed innocent until proven guilty, the burden is on the state to establish...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Courts of Appeal of the State ..., Volume 13

Law reports, digests, etc - 1911
...by you in your consideration of this case." And again, "the burden of proof is upon the prosecutor; all the presumptions of law, independent of evidence, are in favor of innocence, and every person is presumed to be innocent until he is proven guilty." There were other instructions...
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Truth, Error, and Criminal Law: An Essay in Legal Epistemology

Larry Laudan - Philosophy - 2006
...conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge. The burden of proof is upon the prosecutor. All the presumptions of law independent of evidence are in favor of innocence; and every person is presumed to be innocent until he is proved guilty. If upon such proof there is...
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Pacific Medical and Surgical Journal and Western Lancet, Volume 28

Medicine - 1885
...guilty." Judge SH Dwinell, in his charge to the jury in the case of the People vs. Laura D. Fair, says: " All the presumptions of law, independent of evidence, are in favor of innocence, and every person is presumed to be innocent of crime until he is proven to be guilty." But the law...
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