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Business Administration
BUSI 4623
Steven Enman

Week Two Lecture 4 Pretrial get as much information as you canit is very important that when you are talking to a lawyer in pretrial you shouldnt edit what you tell them because you dont know what could be legally important something trivial to you couldbe very importantEventually after pretrial preceding you will be coming to court lawyer will inform you about the date If you were the plaintiff your lawyer is in a situation where your lawyer has to prove your caseIn a civil case your lawyer has to tip the scales passed the balance point 50 or moreproof on the balance of probabilitiesThe civil burden of proofproof on the balance of probabilitiesyou are able to prove that it is more likely than not that what you are saying is correctIf you can only prove it is AS likely as not you are only at 50 not enoughProof beyond a reasonable doubt close to 100criminal case the leftover doubt is due to biases and unreasonable doubts that cannot be justifiableCriminal burden of proof is way higher than it is for a civil caseIn many cases the facts blend themselves in civil suits and criminal suitsIn the criminal trial the prosecutors were unable to bring proof beyond a reasonable doubt OJ Simpson so he was found guiltycharged with wrongful deathIn the criminal case you are trying to prove that the crown is not guiltyCriminal trials never try to prove innocence only guilty and not guiltyCivil caseplaintiff defendant liablenot liablecivil burden of proof suedCriminal caseprosecutor accused guiltynot guilty
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