Word : Burden of proof
Word: Class action:
Meaning : A rule of evidence that requires a party to a court action to prove something, otherwise the contrary will be assumed by the court
Example: In criminal trials, the prosecution has the burden of proving the accused guilty beyond a reasonable doubt (because of the presumption of innocence).
Meaning:Legal action taken by a number of different persons where the facts and the defendants are similar.
Example:Class action lawsuits may occur, for example, after a public transport accident or in the case of a faulty drug, where all the victims sue the same defendant.