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[Rollei] Re: OT: Emerson (2nd Amendment) decision



David Seifert wrote:

> That may be so but criminal procedure is still based on the Napoleonic
> code. Granted, the requirements for the proof of innocence are not as
> rigorous as the US requirements for proof of guilt but the burden of proof
> still lies with the accused in France.


Yes, David, exactly. Any Frenchman or woman I have known who acquaints
themselves with the American criminal justice system and the presumption of
innocence is frankly astounded.

Eric Goldstein

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