proof to a moral certainty

proof to a moral certainty
The equivalent of proof beyond a reasonable doubt, signifying such proof as satisfies the judgment and conscience of the jury, as reasonable men, that the defendant is guilty of the crime charged. 30 Am J2d Ev § 1171.

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