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Burden of proof

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A '''burden of proof''', in the law of evidence, is the necessity or duty of affirmatively proving a fact or facts in dispute on an issue raised between the parties in a lawsuit. The responsibility of proving a point (the burden of proof). It deals with which side must establish a point or points. (See [[standard of proof]].) [[category:legal terms]]
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