What’s the burden of proof in a criminal trial?
February 7, 2019, 3:18 pm ASTLast Updated: February 11, 2019, 2:40 pm
In a criminal trial in Nova Scotia, the accused is innocent until proven guilty. The Crown’s evidence must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt or the accused will be found not guilty.
Here is an illustration of how evidence can tip the scale in a criminal trial.