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burden of proof

  • n  the duty of proving a disputed charge
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  • Judge: Meiser fit for trial
    Murder suspect found mentally competent to proceed A Clackamas County judge ruled last week that Erik Meiser, accused of murdering a Lake Oswego man with a knife and machete, is mentally fit for trial, allowing the case to move forward. After a two-day hearing, Judge Eve Miller said June 5 that proceedings were no longer suspended, as prosecutors had met their burden of proof in showing Meiser ...
    June 13, 2013 - Portland Tribune
  • The Digital Skeptic: Your Summer Reading List Destroys the Internet
    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It's no surprise a crime lawyer and novelist such as Scott Turow knows a scam when he sees one. "It's pointless to have rights," he said to me last week, "if anyone can go to a search engine and pirate your work." Turow -- who wrote Presumed Innocent, The Burden of Proof and about a half-dozen other hit legal novels back when the law was still a good gig -- is not just ...
    June 11, 2013 - TheStreet.com

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