Dear DAs…the evidence is “reasonable” is not the same thing as proof beyond a reasonable doubt

In working on a prosecutorial misconduct argument today, I came across this lovely article by the legendary Chuck Sevilla called: “TRIVIALIZATION OF THE BURDEN OF PROOF BEYOND AREASONABLE DOUBT TO MERE REASONABLENESS: CENTENO ERRORS I HAVE SEEN.” Centeno is the lovely case where the Cal Supreme Court smacked down the bullshit puzzle analogy to proofContinue reading “Dear DAs…the evidence is “reasonable” is not the same thing as proof beyond a reasonable doubt”