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NFL’s standard of proof for Personal Conduct Policy violations is very, very low

When the NFL suspended Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in connection with #DeflateGate, the football-following world became familiar with the “more probable than not” standard of proof. Synonymous with the phrase “preponderance of the evidence,” it’s the lowest-level, 51-49 measurement that applies during the trials of most civil lawsuits. But it’s not the lowest legal standard.
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