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" It is not a mere possible doubt; because everything relating to human affairs, and depending on moral evidence, is open to some possible or imaginary doubt. It is that state of the case, which, after the entire comparison and consideration of all the... "
A Treatise on the Law of Evidence - Page 24
by Simon Greenleaf - 1853
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A Treatise on the Law of Homicide in the United States: To which is Appended ...

Francis Wharton - Homicide - 1875 - 794 pages
...case which, after the entire comparison and consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors in that condition, that they cannot say they...an abiding conviction to a moral certainty of the charge." * § 647. Distinction between "burden of proof " and doctrine of % reasonable doubt. — We...
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A Treatise on Trial by Jury: Including Questions of Law and Fact : with an ...

John Proffatt - Jury - 1876 - 608 pages
...case which, after the entire comparison and consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors in that condition that they cannot say they...to a moral certainty of the truth of the charge." In the charge in the Webster trial there is a very lucid definition. See Commonwealth, v. Webster,...
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Reports of Decisions of the Supreme Court of the State of Nevada, Volume 11

Nevada. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1877
...unintelligible, and was calculated to confuse and mislead the jury. It reads as follows: "[Reasonable doubt is that state of the case which, after the entire...conviction to a moral certainty of the truth of the charge. Reasonable doubt is not mere possible doubt. Doubt to be reasonable must be actual and substantial,...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Utah, Volume 2

Utah. Supreme Court, Albert Hagan, John Augustine Marshall, John Maxcy Zane, James A. Williams, Joseph M. Tanner, George L. Nye, H. Arnold Rich, John Walcott Thompson, August B. Edler, Alonzo Blair Irvine, Harmel L. Pratt, William S. Dalton - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...criminal offense, is that state of the case which, after hearing all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors, in that condition, that they cannot say they...conviction to a moral certainty of the truth of the charge. " In order to convict the defendant, the jury must be satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that the...
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The Federal Reporter

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors In such a condition that they cannot say that they feel an abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge. Every person is presumed to be innocent until he is proved guilty. If, upon such proof, there is reasonable...
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The Penal Code of California: Enacted in 1872, as Amended in 1885

California - Criminal law - 1881 - 836 pages
...state which, after entire comparison and consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the Jurors in that condition that they cannot say they...to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge— 47 Cal. 07; 44 id. 290; a certainty that convinces and directs tho understanding, and satisfies the...
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The Penal Code of California: Enacted in 1872; as Amended in 1881

California, Robert Desty - Criminal law - 1881 - 836 pages
...state which, after entire comparison and consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors in that condition that they cannot say they...to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge— 47 Cal. 97 ; 44 id. 200; a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding, and satisfies the...
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Criminal Law, Pleading and Practice in the Courts of the State of California ...

California - Criminal law - 1881 - 725 pages
...and consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of jurors in that condition that they can not say they feel an abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge." The defendant is entitled to the benefit of any reasonable doubt. The hypothesis contended for by the prosecution...
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The Penal Code of California: Enacted in 1872, as Amended in 1889

California - Criminal law - 1881 - 1110 pages
...cnitMlderatipu of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors in that condition that they cannot i-ay they feel an abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of tho charge— 1? Cal. Ь7; 44 id. 2!'0; a certainty that convinces and directs t!u' iiiider^tandinír....
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The Penal Code of California: Enacted in 1872; as Amended in 1889

California - Criminal law - 1881 - 836 pages
...consideration <>f »II the, evideuce. leaves the minds of the jvrurs la that condition that they cannot fny they feel an abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth or the charge — 47 Cal. 97; 44 id. 200: л certainty that convinces and direct* tho understanding,...
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