Burden of Proof in Criminal Cases

Burden of Proof in Criminal Cases: The burden of proving the guilty of any person accused of any criminal offence is always on the prosecution. See Section 131 and 132 of the Evidence Act. This is by virtue of the general principle that he who asserts must prove. Finally, see S. 135(2) EA and S.… Continue reading Burden of Proof in Criminal Cases

Burden of Proof

Burden of proof is the legal burden on a party to convince the adjudicating court or tribunal, whether on a preponderance of evidence of evidence (in Civil cases) or beyond reasonable doubt (in Criminal cases), as to the truth of some propositions or fact which are in issue and vital to his case. In this… Continue reading Burden of Proof