burden of proof

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the duty of proving a disputed charge

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The resulting Supreme Court certification was limited solely to establishing the appropriate standard of proof for an IFPA violation, and the Court determined that the standard was "a preponderance of evidence," the least demanding of the three evidentiary standards (preponderance of evidence, clear and convincing evidence, and proof beyond a reasonable doubt).
those penalties in their totality are more than the equivalent of punitive damages, which by statute must be proved by clear and convincing evidence.
Intangible expenses/costs (including intangibles-related interest expense) are not required to be added back if: (1) the related recipient is in a foreign income tax treaty country; (2) the taxpayer shows by clear and convincing evidence that the addback is unreasonable; (3) The division agrees in writing to an alternative apportionment method; or (4) the taxpayer shows by a preponderance of the evidence that the related party paid the same amount to an unrelated third party ha the same year and the underlying transaction did not have a principal purpose of avoiding New Jersey tax.
Do you find by clear and convincing evidence that defendant Simpson committed malice in the conduct upon which you base your finding of liability for battery against Ronald Goldman.