Preponderance Of The Evidence
preponderance of the evidence;also
: the evidence meeting this standard [plaintiffs must show by a preponderance of the evidence that defendant's negligence proximately caused the injuries] compare clear and convincing , reasonable doubt
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.
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