The presumption of innocence under attack

Gray, Anthony (2017) The presumption of innocence under attack. New Criminal Law Review, 20 (4). pp. 569-615. ISSN 1933-4192

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Abstract

This article considers the increasing tendency for legislatures to depart from the fundamental criminal law principle of the presumption of innocence, through the use of measures like reverse onus provisions, deeming provisions and re-definition of elements of crimes as defences.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Access to Published version in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2017 23:53
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2018 00:29
Uncontrolled Keywords: presumption of innocence, burden of proof, legal onus, evidentiary onus
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180110 Criminal Law and Procedure
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940403 Criminal Justice
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/33096

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