I know the prosecution must prove guilt "beyond a reasonable doubt" for a conviction; but, how do you, as a defense lawyer, explain to a jury what "beyond a reasonable doubt" actually means?

I have found over 30 years of defending citizens accused of crimes, that a visual representation, along with my explanation, is the best way to bring the message home to the jurors as to how high the burden of proof is in a criminal case: It is the very highest standard of proof in the law, and I use the above illustration to show that to jurors.

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