Proof of guilt

  • 1 proof of guilt — index conviction (finding of guilt) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 guilt — noun 1 feeling ADJECTIVE ▪ intense, overwhelming, terrible, tremendous ▪ lingering ▪ sexual ▪ Catholic …

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  • 3 proof — The effect of evidence; the establishment of a fact by evidence. New England Newspaper Pub. Co. v. Bonner, C.C.A.Mass., 77 F.2d 915, 916. Any fact or circumstance which leads the mind to the affirmative or negative of any proposition. The… …

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  • 4 Proof (2005 film) — Infobox Film name = Proof caption = Promotional poster for Proof director = John Madden writer = David Auburn (play) Rebecca Miller (screenplay) starring = Gwyneth Paltrow Anthony Hopkins Jake Gyllenhaal Hope Davis producer = Alison Owen, Jeff… …

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  • 5 proof — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, convincing, direct, good, positive, real ▪ |Do you have positive proof that she took the money? ▪ We have proof positive that he is in hid …

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  • 6 guilt by association — noun the attribution of guilt (without proof) to individuals because the people they associate with are guilty • Hypernyms: ↑guilt, ↑guiltiness * * * : moral guilt or unfitness presumed to exist on the basis of one s known associations the… …

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  • 7 proof — n 1. validation, evidence, verification, proof positive, confirmation, ratification, authentication, Law. certification; conclusiveness, certainty, conviction, surety, assurance, guarantee. 2. documentation, document, substantiation,… …

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  • 8 guilt — noun 1) the proof of his guilt Syn: culpability, guiltiness, blameworthiness; wrongdoing, wrong, criminality, misconduct, sin Ant: innocence 2) a terrible feeling of guilt Syn …

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  • 9 guilt — noun 1) the proof of his guilt Syn: culpability, blameworthiness, responsibility 2) a terrible feeling of guilt Syn: remorse, shame, regret, contrition, self reproach, a guilty conscience • …

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  • 10 Legal burden of proof — This article is about the burden of proof in law. For other uses, see Burden of proof (disambiguation). The burden of proof (Latin: onus probandi) is the obligation to shift the accepted conclusion away from an oppositional opinion to one s own… …

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  • 11 burden of proof — bur·den of proof: the responsibility of producing sufficient evidence in support of a fact or issue and favorably persuading the trier of fact (as a judge or jury) regarding that fact or issue the burden of proof is sometimes upon the defendant… …

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  • 12 Negative proof — This article is about a logical fallacy. The term negative proof can also refer to a proof of impossibility. Negative proof, the fallacy of appealing to lack of proof of the negative, is a logical fallacy of the following form:: X is true because …

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  • 13 evidence, proof, testimony — These words are occasionally used as synonyms, but they do have distinct meanings. Evidence is information given in an investigation to support a contention: At the trial, the witness presented evidence to convict the accused. Proof is that kind… …

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  • 14 EVIDENCE — Non Evidentiary Proceedings in Biblical Law The revelation of divine law is found not only in legislation but also in adjudication in particular cases (cf. Lev. 24:12–13; Num. 15:32–34; 27:1–8; Deut. 1:17), whether through Moses or judges or… …

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  • 15 CHRISTIANITY — CHRISTIANITY, a general term denoting the historic community deriving from the original followers of Jesus of Nazareth; the institutions, social and cultural patterns, and the beliefs and doctrines evolved by this community; and – in the   widest …

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  • 16 reasonable doubt — n: a doubt esp. about the guilt of a criminal defendant that arises or remains upon fair and thorough consideration of the evidence or lack thereof all persons are presumed to be innocent and no person may be convicted of an offense unless each… …

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  • 17 Ordeals — • A means of obtaining evidence by trials, through which the guilt or innocence of an accused person was supposedly established Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ordeals     Ordeals …

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  • 18 ordeal — /awr deel , dee euhl, awr deel/, n. 1. any extremely severe or trying test, experience, or trial. 2. a primitive form of trial to determine guilt or innocence by subjecting the accused person to fire, poison, or other serious danger, the result… …

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  • 19 Miranda warning — The Miranda warning (also referred to as Miranda rights) is a warning that is required to be given by police in the United States to criminal suspects in police custody (or in a custodial interrogation) before they are interrogated to inform them …

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  • 20 conviction — con·vic·tion n 1: the act or process of convicting; also: the final judgment entered after a finding of guilt a prior conviction of murder would not overturn the conviction compare acquittal ◇ Jurisdictions differ as to what constitutes… …

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