The first rule in a criminal case, of course, is the presumption of innocence conferred upon all defendants. It does not reflect a naive belief that most or even many defendants are innocent, or a cavalier attitude toward crime. It reflects mistrust of the state. Requiring the state to prove guilt is… Read More “We Wont Take Your Word For It”
Contemplating putting together a bit of dialogue suitable for a short mock criminal trial presentation set in late 19C South Australia. I want the lawyers’ costumes to be historically accurate. .