The Presumption Of Innocence Is Reserved For Those With A Good Lawyer… – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Too often we say that someone was cleared of an offence when it was simply that there wasn’t enough proof to convict. O.J. Simpson was found “Not guilty” but I’d suggest that nobody would be prepared to say categorically that he was innocent of the crime. So with no complainant and the police unlikely to proceed, exactly what can happen from here? Mm, well I’m pretty sure the police won’t be proceeding, so we’re left with the Monopoly card. If nobody’s convicted then everyone’s not guilty and entitled to the presumption of innocence and that’s the way it should be, because under this government unless it’s a hanging offence you don’t resign – unless you’re a woman. And the PM asked the alleged man and he allegedly rejected the accusation and that should be enough. I look forward to Martin Bryant’s release any day now…

The Presumption Of Innocence Is Reserved For Those With A Good Lawyer… – » The Australian Independent Media Network

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