moral certainty


mor·​al cer·​tain·​ty
: 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.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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