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silence + "prima facie"

Re: silence + "prima facie"

Postby shootist » Fri May 26, 2017 5:28 pm

megaman wrote:surely the victims testimony alone should never every be enough amount to sufficient evidence.

Ask Rolf Harrris.
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Re: silence + "prima facie"

Postby Spankymonkey » Tue May 30, 2017 6:27 pm

You cannot be convicted on adverse inference alone. It being a rape case, I would expect much more compelling evidence than just one person's word against the defendant.
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