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To Kill a Mockingbird
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circumstantial evidence
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • We don’t know, but there is circumstantial evidence to indicate that Mayella Ewell was beaten savagely by someone who led almost exclusively with his left.
  • "But lots of folks have been hung— hanged— on circumstantial evidence," said Jem.
  • He said he didn’t have any quarrel with the rape statute, none what ever, but he did have deep misgivings when the state asked for and the jury gave a death penalty on purely circumstantial evidence.

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  • The appeals court ruled that there was only circumstantial evidence of discrimination, so his case could not continue.
  • Pete Earley’s book Circumstantial Evidence was published a few months after Walter was freed, and it provided a detailed account of the case.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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