Each semester I give my undergrad communication law students a writing prompt about the burden of proof. I explain the concept of a preponderance of the evidence then ask them to develop analogies to show that something is greater than something else.
Here are some of the most entertaining of the responses:
• “Like rain boots on a sunny day, their evidence is irrelevant.”
• “The evidence he has presented is like a hippo on a tight rope. It is fun to watch but is not going to hold up for very…read more >