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BURDEN OF PROOF
The standard by which a case is decided. For example, a civil case is decided on the basis of the preponderance of the evidence (see explanation below), while a criminal case must be decided within a reasonable doubt.
ALSO SEE: NEGLIGENCE PER SE

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