Recognize the different standards of proof for evidence used in U.S. legal proceedings. How is the standard of proof required in juvenile court proceedings different from the standard of proof required in adult court proceedings?
In your opinion is it necessary and fair to have different burdens of proof for juveniles and adults? Justify your response.
Provide exs where a lower standard of proof for evidence - for ex, "clear and convincing evidence" - might be justified and prove beneficial for juvenile offenders.