Presumption of innocence in peril

Gray, Anthony (2017) Presumption of innocence in peril. Alternative Law Journal, 42 (2). pp. 96-101. ISSN 1037-969X


This article considers federal and state legislation which undermines the presumption of innocence by requiring a person accused of wrongdoing to disprove allegations against them. It explores the potential of Chapter III of the Constitution to protect an accused against reverse onus provisions.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted 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: 19 Sep 2017 01:35
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2018 22:19
Uncontrolled Keywords: presumption of innocence, onus of proof, criminal law
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
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1177/1037969X17710613

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