Short Essay.docx - 1 BURDENS OF PROOF Normally when unlawful acts are committed they are brought before the court where individuals or groups argue

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1 BURDENS OF PROOF Normally, when unlawful acts are committed, they are brought before the court where individuals or groups argue their sides using evidence as proof of innocence or guilt. From the readings of this week, among the items covered were the burdens of proof, which are either the burden of production or the burden of persuasion. The burden which comes about when trying to prove the value and worth of evidence is the burden of production together with the burden of persuasion. As discussed in the readings of the last week, the burden of production has a simple requirement, which is evidence that is just enough to convince a reasonable and rational jury that a specific element was met for it to qualify as negligent action. 1 Additional reading and research from various sources revealed that there are two meanings which can be used to describe the burden of production, i.e., standard surrounding proof of the facts and exhibits which in this case are the evidence. In one source, it was stated that “evidence that has the possibility of convincing
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