moral certainty

noun
mor·​al cer·​tain·​ty

Legal Definition of moral certainty

: a state of subjective certainty leaving no real doubt about a matter (as a defendant's guilt) : certainty beyond a reasonable doubt

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“Moral certainty.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/moral%20certainty. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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