Atlantic Reporter, Volume 111

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West Publishing Company, 1921 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 37 - ... beyond a reasonable doubt. "What is reasonable doubt?" Shaw asked.55 It is a term often used, probably pretty well understood, but not easily denned. It is not 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 evidence, leaves the minds of the jurors in that condition that they cannot say they feel an abiding...
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