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Should Burden of Proof Be Illustrated by Examples Based on the Level of Certainty Needed to Make Decisions “In The Ordinary Affairs of Life?”
July 16th, 2019

In People v. Potts (2019) 6 Cal. 5th 1012, 1039-41 the court’s introductory comments to the jury panels illustrated the concept of circumstantial evidence as follows: Let’s assume that you or your spouse prepared … a raspberry pie and you set that on the counter to cool. There’s nobody home except      you and your […]

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