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Noun Concept
Categories: Evidence law, Latin legal terms, Criminal law
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corpus delicti
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The body of evidence that constitute the offence; the objective proof that a crime has been committed (sometimes mistakenly thought to refer to the body of a homicide victim) WordNet 3.0
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The body of evidence that constitute the offence; the objective proof that a crime has been committed (sometimes mistakenly thought to refer to the body of a homicide victim) WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Corpus delicti is a term from Western jurisprudence referring to the principle that a crime must be proved to have occurred before a person can be convicted of committing that crime. Wikipedia
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The evidence that a crime has occurred. Wiktionary
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