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Unformatted text preview: So even juveniles who would have constitute a crime if tried as an adult, would have the burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt attached with him. Harlan Comparatively, burden of proof is comparative social costs of erroneous factual determination. 2 reasons. 1) Fact finder can acquire belief of what happened, not what actually happened. 2) There is a natural consequence. People do make mistakes. Letting a guilty man go is far worst then convicting an innocent man....
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course CRIM LAW 110 taught by Professor Wade during the Spring '11 term at California Western School of Law.
- Spring '11