Originally Posted by Reba
Steinhauer is correct. The burden of proof is on the state. It's always that way in American courtrooms.
Actually the burden of proof does switch when an affirmative defense is used. In this case Zimmerman will probably plea self defense which is an affirmative defense. His burden of proof is lower than reasonable doubt though and the wounds would probably be enough to switch the burden back to the prosecution.
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