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Scenario: You're on the jury of a person accused of killing an undercover policeman who tried to deprive them of their suitcase full of cash. We can't know if the cash was illegally obtained, as they are not on trial nor will the government charge them for any crimes that would connect the cash to a crime. They're only saying the undercover policeman was attempting to make a civil forfeiture. We can't know whether the undercover identified himself to the defendant, because he's dead. There's no evidence that the defendant should have been able to know the deceased was an officer.

How are you inclined to find for the accused?




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