Re: Justice & punishment II

Warrl kyree Tale'sedrin (
Mon, 23 Mar 1998 18:23:46 +0000

> From: "den Otter" <>

> GBurch1 <> wrote:

> > I'm sure my opinion should be suspect, as this image doesn't seem to
> > include a role for lawyers
> Actually, it _does_ include a role for lawyers ["full legal assistance but only
> limited appeal possibilities,"] although they would be less powerful than
> they are now, just like most of the other members of the justice system.
> If one would be accused of a crime, he could hire as many people to *prove
> his innocence* as he pleased/could afford. The role of the lawyer would
> in fact be streamlined: he must present sufficient hard evidence to prove
> that his client didn't commit the crime(s) he's been accused of. No more,
> no less.

Guilty until proven innocent? Are you sure that this is the standard
you want to be ruled under?

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