burden of going forward

burden of going forward
burden of going forward (with evidence)

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


burden of going forward
The onus on a party to refute or to explain evidence presented in a case.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


burden of going forward
The onus on a party to refute or to explain evidence presented in a case.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • burden of going forward with evidence — burden of going forward (with evidence) =>> burden of evidence. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • burden of going forward with the evidence — burden of going forward with the evidence: burden of production Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • burden of going forward with evidence — See burden of evidence …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • going forward with the evidence — The burden of proof in the sense of the duty of producing evidence to meet the evidence produced or the prima facie case made by one s adversary. 29 Am J2d Ev § 124 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • burden of production — burden of production: the responsibility of the party that is presenting an issue or fact to produce evidence sufficient to support a favorable finding on that issue or fact – called also burden of coming forward with the evidence, burden of… …   Law dictionary

  • burden — bur·den n 1: something that is a duty, obligation, or responsibility the prosecution has the burden of proving every element of the offense the statute imposes undue burden s burden of pleading the necessary elements 2 …   Law dictionary

  • burden of evidence — n. The burden on a party seeking to support a claim or defense at trial to produce sufficient evidence at trial to have the issue merit consideration by the fact finder. Also called burden of going forward (with evidence), burden of introducing… …   Law dictionary

  • burden — Capacity for carrying cargo. Something that is carried. Something oppressive or worrisome. A burden, as on interstate commerce, means anything that imposes either a restrictive or onerous load upon such commerce @ burden of going forward The onus …   Black's law dictionary

  • burden — Capacity for carrying cargo. Something that is carried. Something oppressive or worrisome. A burden, as on interstate commerce, means anything that imposes either a restrictive or onerous load upon such commerce @ burden of going forward The onus …   Black's law dictionary

  • Legal burden of proof — This article is about the burden of proof in law. For other uses, see Burden of proof (disambiguation). The burden of proof (Latin: onus probandi) is the obligation to shift the accepted conclusion away from an oppositional opinion to one s own… …   Wikipedia

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