Q: How does corpus delicti apply in a criminal case if the alleged defendant was unaware of the rule.
There was evidence that existed of an audio confession but no other evidence existed to support crime was committed.
A: In short, it doesn't. Assuming that the defendant didn't have an attorney, if the defendant failed to raise the objection it has been waived. The judge may have thought that there was sufficient evidence that a crime had been committed.
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