The Origins of Reasonable Doubt: Theological Roots of the Criminal Trial

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The Origins of Reasonable Doubt: Theological Roots of the Criminal Trial - Whitman, James Q

To be convicted of a crime in the United States, a person must be proven guilty "beyond a reasonable doubt." But what is reasonable doubt? Even sophisticated legal experts find this fundamental doctrine difficult to explain. In this accessible book, James Q. Whitman digs deep into the history of the law and discovers that we have lost sight of the ... Read More

The Origins of Reasonable Doubt: Theological Roots of the Criminal Trial 2008, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300116007

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