Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 22-4A-3

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Person: any natural person, unborn child, association, limited liability company, corporation, firm, organization, partnership, or society. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
No person may be convicted of criminal solicitation upon the uncorroborated testimony of the person allegedly solicited, and there must be proof of circumstances corroborating both the solicitation and the defendant‘s intent.