Innocent Until Proven Guilty

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1-8-2023

Innocent Until Proven Guilty

The presumption of innocence is a legal principle that every person accused of any crime is considered innocent until proven guilty. Under the presumption of innocence, the legal burden of proof is thus on the prosecution, which must present compelling evidence to the trier of fact (a judge or a jury).If the prosecution does not prove the charges true, then the person is acquitted of the charges. – Wikipedia

The accused is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law based solely on the evidence presented and argued by both the defense and the state’s attorney, before a jury of one’s peers. When the accused has not been Mirandized the case is usually thrown out. When evidence is obtained illegally it’s said to be tainted as fruit of the poisonous tree and…

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