IL 4.19. Definition Of Clear And Convincing Evidence

 

Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions–Criminal (IPJI-Crim)

IL 4.19.  Definition Of Clear And Convincing Evidence

The phrase “clear and convincing evidence” means that degree of proof which, considering all the evidence in the case, produces the firm and abiding belief that it is highly probable that the proposition on which the defendant has the burden of proof is true.