burden of production
- It's the duty of the party who has brought up a matter or fact in a case to provide enough evidence to support a positive ruling on the matter or fact
- In the trial, the prosecution carried the burden of production to prove the defendant's guilt.
- Due to the burden of production, the plaintiff had to produce significant evidence to support her claim.
- The burden of production was on the defense, which had to provide adequate proof to counter the allegations.