by Mish Shedlock, Mish Talk:
“No one is above the law, and everyone has the right to a trial to prove innocence.” Say what?
The Right to Prove Innocence
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This is exactly backward. Under our justice system, no one has to prove innocence. The state must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. You’d hope a former speaker would know the basics of law and be precise, especially in such an unprecedented and seemingly flimsy prosecution. https://t.co/AHo42dHTPC
— Justin Amash (@justinamash) March 31, 2023
Dear Nancy Pelosi
It is a cardinal principle of our system of justice that every person accused of a crime is presumed to be innocent unless and until his or her guilt is established beyond a reasonable doubt.