Presumption of Innocence

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Meaning of Presumption Of Innocence

A fundamental doctrine of law that no person shall , in the absence of proof , be supposed to have done any act which amounts to a violation of the criminal law, or which would subject him to any species of punishment , or would involve any penalty or forfeiture ; and this is so even where the act charged is only one of omission , and whether the guilt of the party comes in question directly or collaterally.

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English Spanish Translation of Presumption of innocence

Presunción de inocencia

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Presumption of innocence in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of presumption of innocence.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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