CRIM LAW 2.4 [6 questions]

The ______________ is a party’s responsibility to prove a disputed charge, allegation, or defense

1 preponderance of evidence

2 burden of proof*

3 inference

4 presumption

A Plaintiff’s burden of proof in a civil case is called preponderance of evidence.

1 preponderance of evidence*

2 burden of proof

3 inference

4 presumption

The prosecution’s burden of proof in a criminal case is the most challenging burden of proof in law because it must be__________________________.

1 preponderance of evidence

2 burden of proof

3 beyond a reasonable doubt*

4 presumption

An ____________ is a conclusion that the judge or jury may make under the circumstances. It is never mandatory but is a choice.

1 inference*

2 burden of proof

3 beyond a reasonable doubt

4 presumption

A _____________is a conclusion that the judge or jury must make under the circumstances.

1 inference

2 burden of proof

3 beyond a reasonable doubt

4 presumption*

____________________ indirectly proves a fact

1 direct evidence

2 circumstantial evidence *

3 burden of proof

4 presumption