reasonable doubt

Definition of "reasonable doubt"
  1. The level of certainty a juror must have to find a defendant guilty of a crime, which is such that a reasonable person would have, under the circumstances presented
How to use "reasonable doubt" in a sentence
  1. The jury couldn't convict the defendant because there was reasonable doubt.
  2. Even though there was evidence, reasonable doubt about the case made the jury unsure.
  3. Because of reasonable doubt, the judge instructed the jury to acquit the accused.

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