This = That

Subject: This = That
From: Steve English <ink -at- MICROS -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 1995 10:46:01 -0500

If one is presumed innocent until proven guilty, and then in
trial found to be not guilty, doesn't that make "not guilty"
equal to "innocent"? At what point did the person's status
change from "presumed innocent" to "not guilty." Why is there a

Legally, being found "not guilty" is equal to "innocent". And *if* the
legal system was perfect, that would be true in real life, too. However,
we live in an imperfect world, one in which, for example, John Gotti was
repeatedly found "not guilty" in a series of trials. I admit the possibility
that he was innocent, too, but it's difficult to believe.

Steve English
ink -at- micros -dot- com

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