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Standard of Proof

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A quiz about the English law regarding the standard of proof in civil and criminal cases.
 
QUIZ 18 QUESTIONS
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1

What is the standard of proof in criminal trials?

2

What is the standard of proof in civil trials?

3

Who argued for a higher standard in family cases that involve accusations of criminal behaviour?

4

What is the US 3rd standard of proof?

5

In which two cases did the House of Lords say that in relation to civil orders applications may need a heightened standard?

6

Which of these is not an instance where you may not need to prove the fact?

7

Which act allowed in formal admissions?

8

What is a formal admission?

9

What is an example of a formal admission?

10

What is judicial notice?

11

Which of these is not an example of a fact to which judicial notice was taken?

12

Where is the presumption of innocence found?

13

What is an evidential presumption?

14

What is this presumption known as : child born to wife during marriage or after gestation after marriage where husband alive is presumed to be legitimate

15

How long does someone have to be missing with no evidence of them being alive for there to be a presumption of death?

16

How old does a child have to be before they can be guilty of a criminal offence?

17

Which section of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 abolished the presumption that a child aged 10-14 was incapable of forming mens rea?

18

Which section of the Sexual Offences Act 1993 abolished the presumption that a child under 14 was incapable of rape?


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