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" ... the evidence must establish the truth of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty, — a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding, and satisfies the reason and judgment of those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it. "
Massachusetts Reports - Page 226
by Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1895
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 35

Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...Chief Justice SHAW in Com. v. Webster, 5 Gush. 295, is that the evidence must be such as to "establish the truth of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty,—...directs the understanding, and satisfies the reason of those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it." This seems to be a correct definition of a...
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A dictionary of American and English law: with definitions of the technical ...

Stewart Rapalje, Robert Linn Lawrence - Law - 1888
...importance, e. (j. in convicting one accused of crime. A certainty that convinces and directs th<> understanding, and satisfies the reason and judgment...conscientiously upon it. Commonwealth v. Webster, Bemis' Report 470. MORAL CERTAINTY, (equivalent to "proof beyond a reasonable doubt"). 118 Mass. 1....
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The Clan-Na-Gael and the Murder of Dr. Cronin: Being a Complete and ...

John T. McEnnis - 1889 - 526 pages
...contrary, but the evidence must establish the truth of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty; n certainty that convinces and directs the understanding and satisfies the reason and judgment of the juror, who is bound to act upon it conscientiously. ', In considering the case, however, the jury...
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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
...certitude required by the law in order to warrant a conviction in a, criminal case; and he defines it as "a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding, and satisfies the reason and the judgment of those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it." In a later case in the same State,...
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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
...chances, that the fact is more likely to be true than the contrary ; but the evidence must establish the truth of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty,...those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it.' Or, as elsewhere expressed, a reasonable doubt exists when the evidence is not sufficient to satisfy...
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Life of David Belden

John J. Berry - Judges - 1891 - 472 pages
...condition that they cannot say that they feel an abiding conviction of the truth of the charge — a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding,...those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it. THE OTTO CASE. SENTENCE DELIVERED IN JUNE, 1880. George Otto, stand up. (Otto rises.) With this, the...
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Kansas criminal law and practice, Volume 1

Irwin Taylor - Law - 1891
...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,...those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it. (State v. Bridges, 29 K. 138.) The •court refused to charge "that the defendant is entitled to the...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1891
...certainty is defiin d by Chief- Justice Shaw, in his uhargo to the jury iu the Webster case, to be a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding and satisfies the reason and judgments of those who are bound to act conscientiously upou it. (James r. The State, 45 Miss. E.,...
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The Weekly Reporter: Appellate High Court, Volume 21

India - 1892
...accused is entitled to the benefit of it : but if the evidence establishes the truth of the charge, and satisfies the reason and judgment of those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it, such evidence must be taken to be proof beyond reasonable doubt justifying a conviction. To go further...
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The general principles of the law of evidence: in their application to the ...

Frank Sumner Rice - Criminal procedure - 1894 - 979 pages
...fact charged is more likely to be true than the contrary, but the evidence must establish the proof of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty, a...those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it; this we take to be proof beyond a reasonable doubt, because if the law, which depends mostly upon considerations...
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