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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
1895
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Massachusetts Reports, Volume 160

Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...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. It is that certainty that is required in criminal cases. "A moral certainty is that state of the judgment...
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A Treatise on the Law of Circumstantial Evidence: Illustrated by Numerous Cases

Arthur Percival Will - Evidence, Circumstantial - 1896 - 555 pages
...that the fact charged 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...satisfies the reason and judgment, of those who are 1 Clark v. State, 12 Ohio, 483. And see Morgan v. State, 48 Ohio St. 371. 2 That delivered in the case...
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Medical jurisprudence, forensic medicine and toxicology, Volume 3

Rudolph August Witthaus - 1896
...truth of the fact to a reasonable and a moral certainty — -a certainty that convinces and (iirects the understanding, and satisfies the reason and judgment...those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it.' The defence of insanity has been so abused as to be brought iuto great discredit. It has been a last...
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Canadian Criminal Cases Annotated, Volume 10

Criminal law - 1906
...that the fact charged 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. This we take to be proof beyond reasonable doubt, because if the law, which mostly depends upon considerations...
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The American and English Encyclopaedia of Law, Volume 6

David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield - Law - 1898
...prescribed by law, and is at liberty to sail. A certificate of the discharge of obligations or dues.1 understanding and satisfies the reason and judgment...those who are bound to act conscientiously upon it.' Com. v. Webster, 5 Cush. (Mass.) 320. A juror would have no excuse for saying that he did not ' feel...
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The Essentials of Argumentation

Elias J. MacEwan - Debates and debating - 1898 - 412 pages
...certainty is not absolute certainty. " It is not the exclusion of all doubt. It is that certainty which convinces and directs the understanding and satisfies the reason and judgment of those who act conscientiously upon it; that leads us to act in the gravest concerns of life in our own affairs."...
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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, Volume 1

Simon Greenleaf - Evidence (Law) - 1899
...abiding conviction, to a moral certainty, of the truth of the charge. . . . The evidence must establish the truth of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty,...understanding, and satisfies the reason and judgment. . . . This we take to be proof beyond a reasonable doubt." Many others, in varying forms, convey the...
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A Treatise on Criminal Pleading and Practice

Joseph Henry Beale - Criminal procedure - 1899 - 400 pages
...certainty ;" the jury must feel " an abiding conviction to a moral certainty of the truth of the charge;" "a certainty that convinces and directs the understanding,...judgment of those who are bound to act conscientiously on it." 3 It has also been held proper to charge that the proof " must preclude every reasonable hypothesis...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 59

Law reports, digests, etc - 1900
...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. You are the exclusive judges of the facts in the case, the weight of the testimony, and the credibility...
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The world's best orations: from the earliest period to the present ..., Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1901
...the learned and accurate Chief-Justice of Massachusetts. He said: — "The evidence must establish the truth of the fact to a reasonable and moral certainty;...bound to act conscientiously upon it." (Commonwealth versus Webster, 5 Cnsh., 320.) Far back in the early history of English jurisprudence we find that...
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