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22,268 hits 2.5 (33 votes) Share Favorite | Flag 1 year ago by chips2001

If a defendant is found `not guilty`, do you assume that they are innocent?


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6 months ago - Monday 5/1/17 - 9:56:55 AM EST (GMT-5)
Good, people are logical, finally.
6 months ago - Monday 5/1/17 - 9:58:58 AM EST (GMT-5)
On Monday 4/24/17 - 2:43:26 PM cszulins wrote:
No. And there have been so many famous cases where we all knew they were guilty.


Since we all know when people are guilty, maybe we can just do away with our courts system then...
5 months ago - Sunday 6/11/17 - 12:27:26 PM EST (GMT-5)
I'm prettier than you fools
5 months ago - Tuesday 6/13/17 - 6:07:29 AM EST (GMT-5)
On Sunday 5/29/16 - 4:41:34 AM skyfish wrote:
like i know that it doesn't necessarily mean that's the case, but i try to, because that seems the fairest to me, and you have to take some things on faith for the whole system to work

This. And I like what abz said too.

"There is not one who is good..." - Jesus

We all are guilty, so we have to treat each other with forgiveness, look on each others actions in the best possible light and move on. Otherwise the finger pointing and fault finding would never end.
5 months ago - Tuesday 6/20/17 - 12:23:33 PM EST (GMT-5)
On Monday 4/24/17 - 2:43:26 PM cszulins wrote:
No. And there have been so many famous cases where we all knew they were guilty.
On Monday 5/1/17 - 9:58:58 AM CowDung wrote:
Since we all know when people are guilty, maybe we can just do away with our courts system then...


That's not what I said. I never said we all know when they are ALL guilty.
5 months ago - Tuesday 6/20/17 - 2:08:34 PM EST (GMT-5)
I'm not saying that you did...

5 months ago - Tuesday 6/20/17 - 5:33:58 PM EST (GMT-5)
So we still need our court system then. It just needs improved.
4 months ago - Wednesday 6/21/17 - 8:18:07 AM EST (GMT-5)
On Tuesday 6/20/17 - 5:33:58 PM cszulins wrote:
So we still need our court system then. It just needs improved.


My point was that we really don't need a court system if 'we all know' whether a person is guilty or not.

The 'improvement' you claim is needed is really just saying that the court system is sometimes out of line with the results of the trial by media in the court of public opinion. Personally, I'd rather stick with actual evidence, presented at trial to convict the guilty and free those who are not.
4 months ago - Tuesday 7/18/17 - 1:15:14 AM EST (GMT-5)
no, but we don't know. that's the point. but not enough to prove guilt
1 month ago - Wednesday 9/27/17 - 11:19:16 PM EST (GMT-5)
I go with the 'assumed innocent until proven guilty' idea.
1 month ago - Friday 10/13/17 - 5:58:40 PM EST (GMT-5)
All humans are sinful.
29 days ago - Sunday 10/22/17 - 2:45:34 AM EST (GMT-5)
To be honest lolgirlz, you're ugly. You look so basic and fake.

Also no I do not. Many times a guilty person is found not-guilty. And they are actually guilty.
21 days ago - Monday 10/30/17 - 12:32:37 AM EST (GMT-5)
Ha, absolutely not.
9 days ago - Saturday 11/11/17 - 2:04:42 PM EST (GMT-5)
On Wednesday 9/27/17 - 11:19:16 PM XatuGravelz wrote:
I go with the 'assumed innocent until proven guilty' idea.


I agree with you, but I would take it even further and say that I am more likely to believe someone is innocent even when a defendant is "found" guilty. So what I believe is similar to what some others have mentioned only I tend to have a bias to the defense based on my own experiences.

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