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  575.070.  Proof of falsity of statements. — No person shall be convicted of a violation of section* 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.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

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*Word "sections" appears in original rolls.


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