Corpus Delicti Rule Allows Reversal in Sex Case.

When the only evidence of a crime is defendant’s admission, perhaps elicited after police pressure or even lies by police, defendant can move to exclude the statement from evidence and have the charge dismissed. To prove the crime, the state must present some type of independent evidence of the crime, however slight. To see how this rule, called the corpus delicti rule, is applied in a sex case, please click on the following link –

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