Judgment of Aquittal Standard

What is the standard of review when a motion for judgment of aquittal is denied?

A motion for judgment of acquittal should be granted only when it is apparent that no legally sufficient evidence has been submitted under which a jury could find a verdict of guilty.” Meme v. State, 72 So. 3d 254, 256 (Fla. 4th DCA 2011) (citing Toole v. State, 472 So. 2d 1174 (Fla. 1985)).

The standard of review on a motion for judgment of acquittal is de novo. Pagan v. State, 830 So. 2d 792, 803 (Fla. 2002).

Generally, an appellate court will not reverse a conviction which is supported by competent, substantial evidence

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