Missouri Revised Statutes Title XXXVIII. Crimes and Punishment; Peace Officers and Public Defenders § 575.070. Proof of falsity of statements

No person shall be convicted of a violation of section   1 575.040, 575.050 or 575.060 based upon the making of a false statement except upon proof of the falsity of the statement by:

(1) The direct evidence of two witnesses;  or

(2) The direct evidence of one witness together with strongly corroborating circumstances;  or

(3) Demonstrative evidence which conclusively proves the falsity of the statement;  or

(4) A directly contradictory statement by the defendant under oath together with:

(a) The direct evidence of one witness;  or

(b) Strongly corroborating circumstances;  or

(5) A judicial admission by the defendant that he or she made the statement knowing it was false.  An admission, which is not a judicial admission, by the defendant that he or she made the statement knowing it was false may constitute strongly corroborating circumstances.

1 Revisor's note:  Word “sections” appears in original rolls.

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