Sunday, June 21, 2009

Guilty until Proven Guilty

Court Upholds States in DNA Testing of Convicts
"A criminal defendant proved guilty after a fair trial does not have the same liberty interests as a free man," Chief Justice Roberts wrote, adding that it remains an "open question"whether "proof of 'actual innocence'" is enough to overturn a conviction after a fair trial.

WTH? If proof of innocence isn't enough to overturn a conviction then what is?

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