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Q: How does a state have standing to bring a bill of indictment, without corpus delecti evidence?

The state prosecutor is not constitutionally permitted to bring charges of an invasion of rights allegedly suffered by a third party not before the court. He must claim an actual injury of harm directed at himself. This requires proof of an intentional invasion of a protected legal right caused by... Read more »

William Head answered on Sep 7, 2017

Since 1972 in Georgia, corpus delicti has been allowed to be proven by circumstantial evidence. Go to trial, and see how the case comes out.

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