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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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Arkansas Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ...

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1911
...comparison and consideration of all the testimony in the case, the jury cannot say that they have a firm and abiding conviction to a moral certainty of the truth of the charge, it is their duty to find the defendant not guilty. "4. If you find from the evidence that the defendant...
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A Dictionary of American and English Law: With Definitions of the Technical ...

Stewart Rapalje, Robert Linn Lawrence - Law - 1888
...evidence, leaves the minds of jurors in that condition that they cannot say they (1069) REBELLIOUS. feel nn abiding conviction to a moral certainty of the truth of the charge. Per Shaw, CJ, Trial of Wehster. REASONABLE DOUBT, (defined). 4 Sawy. (U. 8.) 517 ; 1 Dak. T. 466 ;...
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Arkansas Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ...

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...benefit of every reasonable doubt, and by a reasonable doubt is meant that, unless you have a firm and abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge, you must acquit the defendant. This benefit of a reasonable doubt is a substantial right of the defendant,...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon, Volume 16

Oregon. Supreme Court, William Wallace Thayer, Joseph Gardner Wilson, Thomas Benton Odeneal, Julius Augustus Stratton, William Henry Holmes, Reuben S. Strahan, George Henry Burnett, Robert Graves Morrow, James W. Crawford, Frank A. Turner, Bellinger, Charles Byron - Law reports, digests, etc - 1889
...case, which, after the entire comparison and consideration of all the evidence leaves the mind of the jurors in that condition that they cannot say they...to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge." And it was thought by some learned reviewer of that case that the terms might perhaps be better described...
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A Treatise on the Law of Trials in Actions Civil and Criminal, Volume 2

Seymour Dwight Thompson - Cross-examination - 1889 - 2376 pages
...that state of the case which, after an entire comparison of 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."3 This expression has been embodied in instructions, in numerous subsequent cases in other...
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Reports of Decisions Rendered by the Supreme Court of the Hawaiian ..., Volume 7

Hawaii. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1890
...case which, after the entire comparison and consideration of all 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. It is not sufficient to establish a probability, though a strong one, arising from the doctrine of...
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Life of David Belden

David Belden, John J. Berry - California - 1891 - 472 pages
...the entire comparison and consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors in such a condition that they cannot say they feel an abiding...conviction to a moral certainty of the truth of the charge. Should such a doubt exist, either as to the whole case or any fact essential to a conviction, the defendant...
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Kansas Criminal Law and Practice, Volume 1

Irwin Taylor - Criminal law - 1891
...consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors in that condition that they cannot say that they feel an abiding conviction to a moral certainty of the truth of the charge; that is, to a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding, and satisfies the reason and...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 8

West Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1891
...consideration of all the evidence, leaves the minds of jurors in that condition that they cannot say that they feel an abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge." "An honest hesitancy in view of the evidence may pervail against a balance of evidence in the trial...
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The Codes and General Laws of Oregon, Volume 1

Oregon - Law - 1892 - 2192 pages
...Am. Dec. 730, is ono generally quoted, and has been repeatedly recognized and indorsed as correct. "It is that state of the case which, after the entire...to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge." See also Smith v. State, 74 111. 144, where it is said that the doubt must be substantial and well...
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