The purpose of this assignment is to explore the levels of proof. What is proof and how is it established? What are the four levels of proof relevant to the criminal justice system? Under what circumstances is each level of proof applicable? Students are free to use scholarly peer reviewed journal articles as additional source material regarding the four levels of proof to explore this question but must cite the sources of information used in APA format.
submit a 1-2 page summary with the following information:
1. Identify each standard of proof and the situation of relevance that each pertains to.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of how and why a defendant could be found not guilty in a criminal matter, but guilty in the civil matter.
3. Students are encouraged to use examples in their response.