Importance Of Innocence In Criminal Justice

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I believe the presumption of innocence has a distinct effect in criminal cases and serves of importance to the foundations of the criminal justice system and our rights. The purpose of it, is so a person cannot be obliged to confess guilt or give any evidence against themselves. It’s the states job to produce evidence of guilt, and not for the defendant to prove their own innocence. The problem, however, is that both the guilty and innocent defendants are placed in the same hot seat, whereas the goal is to attain the appearance of justice, not the awareness of it. I feel that plea bargaining doesn't undermine our system and is useful for the individuals who are guilty of the crime they are accused of committing. I would not anticipate that

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