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contestgamer said:
Zucas said:

The burden of proof in this scenario would be a preponderance of the evidence. Most people in the legal field, such as myself, would say that Dr. Ford has easily me that. 

Burden of proof should be absolutely certainty. We shouldnt ruin peoples lives over preponderance of evidence.

Well we do all the time. For instance, almost all civil proceedings involve a preponderance of evidence standard. It could cause loss of a house (foreclosure proceeding), child support, breach of contract, damages for negligence, bankruptcy, or deportation/removal in an immigration proceeding. So while I understand the emotion behind that, we "ruin" a person's life all the time with a preponderance of the evidence standard.