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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 Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit ..., Volume 141

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...one, that the fact charged is more likely to be true than otherwise, 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 I am asked by the defendant to charge, and I do charge, that, In order to find the defendant guilty,...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of the State of ..., Volume 7

Texas. Court of Appeals, Alexander M. Jackson - Criminal law - 1880
...innocence, and it is itself nothing more than the comparatively measurable, limited degree of Syllabus. certainty ' that convinces and directs the understanding,...those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it, — a certainty of the guilt of the prisoner, not indeed beyond all possible or imaginary doubt, but...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 17-18

Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...beyond all reasonable doubt, and this doubt is removed when they have arrived at that certainty 'which convinces and directs the understanding, and satisfies...those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it,' (Cum. v. Webster, 5 Cush. H20;) and while we recognize the duty of the court to interfere with an unjust...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 151-152

Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...that the fart charged is more likely to bo true tlian the contrary, but the evidence must establish the truth of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty, a certainty that convinces the understanding and satisfies the reason and judgment of those who are bound to act conscientiously...
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The Penal Code of California: Enacted in 1872; as Amended in 1881

California - Criminal law - 1881 - 836 pages
...an abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge— 47 Cal. 97 ; 44 id. 200; a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding,...those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it— 44 Cal. 290. The jury must be satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that every fact essential to constitute...
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Modern Jury Trials and Advocates: Containing Condensed Cases with Sketches ...

Joseph Wesley Donovan - Jury - 1881 - 692 pages
...remarks: " Moral certainty is not absolute certainty." It is not the exclusion of all doubt. It is that certainty that convinces and directs the understanding...and satisfies the reason and judgment of those who act conscientiously upon it (People v. Webster), that leads us to act in the gravest concerns of life...
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The Penal Code of California: Enacted in 1872, as Amended in 1885

California, Robert Desty - Criminal law - 1881 - 836 pages
...certainty, of the truth of the charge— 47 Cal. 07; 44 id. 290; a certainty that convinces and directs tho understanding, and satisfies the reason and judgment...of those who are bound to act conscientiously upon It-44 Cal. 290. The jury must be satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that every fact essential to constitute...
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The Ohio Law Journal, Volume 2

Law - 1882
...they cannot say they feel an abiding conviction to a moral certainty of the truth of the charge; * * * a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding,...those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it." (Com. v. Webster, 5 Cush. 320.) A juror would have no excuse for saying that he did not "feel an abiding...
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Journal of the Senate of Minnesota, Sitting as a High Court of Impeachment ...

Eugene St. Julien Cox - Judges - 1882 - 3006 pages
...cer- *' . tainty; a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding, and satisfies the ' 0^ e reason and judgment, of those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it. This '. . .. • * we take to be proof beyond a reasonable doubt; because the law, which mostly de-...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 34

Louisiana. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...nothing more, in the oftquoted language of Chief Justice Shaw, than "that the evidence must establish the truth of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty...certainty that convinces and directs the understanding and mitixfiee the reason and judgment of those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it." Webster case,...
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