burden of proof

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the duty of proving a disputed charge

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Burdens of Proof is a thoroughly analytical and highly technical read.
A comparison of possible burdens of proof demonstrates that beyond a reasonable doubt offers the greatest individual protections to accused servicemembers while maintaining the efficiency required by the nonjudicial punishment system.
Sanders Sauls also seemed to conflate the "protest" and "contest" phases of disputing an election in Florida (and the differing burdens of proof required in each phase).
2292) that would require the General Accounting Office to conduct a study of the differences between civil and criminal burdens of proof in IRS and nonIRS contexts and to report to Congress what impact changing the burdens would have on tax administration and taxpayer rights.
They're two separate court systems with two separate burdens of proof,'' Cohen said.