Burdens Of Proof-Beyond A Reasonable Doubt

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Burdens of proof- beyond a reasonable doubt
Criminal case
Jury or judge has to find the person guilty of the crime and that the jury has no reasonable doubt the defendant is guilty
Doesn’t have to have evidence beyond a reasonable doubt
If one person in a jury thinks person is innocent they cannot convict him
System is to make sure somebody is guilty
If there is doubt you cannot convict
Reasonable doubt – if theres one person
Civil trial two standards
Preponderance of the evidence – the party with the burden of proof must convince the jury that the facts reveal a greater weight of evidence supporting the position of the plaintiff more so than against it
Clear and convincing proof – slightly above preponderance…
Reasonable person –
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