Preponderance. More likely than not. 51 vs. 49 percent.
No matter how you slice it, jurors don’t get the concept of a lower burden of proof, and even if they did, they’re still going to require you prove it “beyond a reasonable doubt” anyway.
So what’s an attorney to do?
Check out this podcast for my [evolving] thoughts on the matter.
Sari de la Motte is the host of "From Hostage to Hero." She has been dubbed the "Attorney Whisperer" because of her unique ability to help attorneys communicate their true selves.