Yes circumstantial evidence is real evidence and admissible just like any other evidence. People are convicted of crimes based on this type of evidence all the time.
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Yes. People have a diminished opinion of circumstantial evidence but evidence is evidence and the DA's office would panic if they couldn't convict based on it.
On the flip side, defense attorneys have a lot more fun with this type of evidence.
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