preponderance


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pre·pon·der·ance

(prē-pon'dĕr-ăns),
Quality of outweighing, or exceeding in extent or importance.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pre·pon·der·ance

(prē-pon'dĕr-ăns)
Quality of outweighing, or exceeding in extent or importance.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Hyde's bill would shift the burden of proof in civil forfeiture cases back to the government, which would have to prove by "clear and convincing evidence"--instead of the current "preponderance of the evidence"--that property it seeks to confiscate was used in a crime or was purchased with the proceeds of a crime.