burden of proof
Recent Examples of burden of proof from the Web
All that’s holding Jokic back is the burden of proof facing all up-and-coming talent.
In the disciplinary hearing, the burden of proof will not be as high as the criminal trial.
Koh also ruled that Apple should bear the burden of proof in determining the article of manufacture.
And challenge yourself to place an equal burden of proof for results on both women and men before deciding who gets the promotion.
Among other reasons laid out in an 85-page appeal, lawyers for Sandra argue that jurors relied on their own experiments and prosecutors shifted the burden of proof to the defense.
Gatto and others named in the complaint will reappear at the federal court in New York on Nov. 9 to hear the government outline the burden of proof in the case.
But the burden of proof from these cases requires more than proving Kaepernick’s statistics are better than some quarterbacks in the league, or citing a consensus among experts that he should be signed.
Lawmakers took up the issue because of a 2015 Supreme Court decision that had placed a burden of proof on defendants.
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First Known Use of burden of proof
burden of proof
legal Definition of burden of proof
- the burden of proof is sometimes upon the defendant to show his incompetency
- —W. R. LaFave and A. W. Scott, Jr.
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