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Is it true that the burden never shifts to the defendant?

Another answer claims: It always remains with the prosecution or the plaintiff (P) to prove their case to the required standard; the defendant (D) never has to prove anything. ... And regarding ...
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Assume a man is indicted for lying on a form that he did not use drugs, in order to purchase a handgun. Furthermore assume Drug user cannot be barred from owning guns, US court rules. Update: Assume ...
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