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To be convicted of a crime in the United States a person must be proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. But what is reasonable doubt Even sophisticated legal experts find this fundamental doctrine difficult to explain. In this accessible book James Q. Whitman digs deep into the history of the law and discovers that we have lost sight of the original purpose of reasonable doubt. It was not originally a legal rule at all he shows but a theological one. The rule as we understand it today