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”
Lady Justice ponders a deads bird. One of Cyclone Debbie’s victims perhaps, the ones no one thinks about, cares about? What justice is there in Cyclone Debbie’s ferocious winds and rain wreaking havoc and destruction in Queensland this week? The full extent of the damage and destruction is not yet known. I am so sorry for… Read More Justice and Cyclones: Blind, Impartial and have no Favourites?
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