What is the test for successfully challenging the sufficiency of evidence in a sexual assault case?

California, United States of America


The following excerpt is from People v. Henderson, F070562 (Cal. App. 2018):

On appeal, the relevant inquiry governing a challenge to the sufficiency of the evidence "'is whether, after viewing the evidence in the light most favorable to the prosecution, any rational trier of fact could have found the essential elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt.'" (People v. Nguyen (2015) 61 Cal.4th 1015, 1055.) "The record must disclose substantial evidence to support the verdicti.e., evidence that is

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