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Letters to the Editor

For Wednesday, July 17, 2013


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 17, 2013

~~<p><strong>Like it or not, system works</strong></p>
<p>We are all very proud of our American system of justice. It was formed in response to unlimited power by government to arrest, charge and convict based on little evidence. In our current system, the government has to show someone accused of a crime to be &quot;guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.&quot; There has to be something very close to certainty that the accused person actually did the crime.</p>
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Like it or not, system works

We are all very proud of our American system of justice. It was formed in response to unlimited power by government to arrest, charge and convict based on little evidence. In our current system, the government has to show someone accused of a crime to be "guilty beyond a reasonable doubt." There has to be something very close to certainty that the accused person actually did the crime. Login for more...



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