The standard of proof is a legal term meaning what level of proof is needed before something can be proven. In criminal trials the prosecution have to prove the defendant is guilty so that the judge or jury are sure that the defendant did it.
A jury is a group of people who swear to make a certain decision based on the evidence that is presented to them in the court room, this is called their verdict. Usually they decide if the person is guilty or not guilty.
Proof is what the prosecution need to make a case against a person. The standard of proof is a legal term meaning what is needed before something can be proven. A proof is also a word that lawyers use when they formally write up a persons version of events, they may be asked to sign this.
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