beyond a reasonable doubt

Definition of "beyond a reasonable doubt"
  1. A standard of proof in criminal cases that requires the jurors to be sure of the defendant's guilt to the point where they have no doubt that could make them question the guilt
How to use "beyond a reasonable doubt" in a sentence
  1. The jury confirmed his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
  2. As there was not enough evidence to prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, he was acquitted.
  3. The prosecutor's task is to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that the defendant is guilty.

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