Pages: 1 [2] 3   Go Down
Print
Author Topic: Innocent Verdict.  (Read 1828 times)
Nemo
Shit Bacon


+17/-3
Offline Offline

Posts: 12082





Ignore
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 20:50:51 »

What do you think happened in this case? That he got off on a technicality? I haven't followed the detail.

No idea, I haven't heard all the evidence. Just commenting on the innocent vs not guilty debate
Logged
Simon Pieman
Original Wanker


+27/-28
Offline Offline

Posts: 35928




« Reply #16 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 21:07:10 »

You're innocent until proven guilty, therefore a not guilty verdict is practically the same as calling it an innocent verdict
Logged
DarloSTFC84


+0/-1
Offline Offline

Posts: 3366


Twittah.. @DarloSTFC


WWW

Ignore
« Reply #17 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 21:29:50 »

Blah blah blah blah... he's not guilty.
Logged

Bears... Beets.... Battlestar Galactica.
Crozzer


+0/-0
Offline Offline

Posts: 2231





Ignore
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 21:57:16 »

I think I'm right in saying that in Scottish law, they do have a separate 'unproven' verdict or something which means they probably did it but not beyond reasonable doubt. Not relevant, just a vague memory of a law course I once did.

I think in Scottish law, "Not Proven" means the accused could be retried later, presumably in the light of further evidence. 
Logged
Private Fraser


+3/-5
Offline Offline

Posts: 432





Ignore
« Reply #19 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 22:02:39 »

Being found 'not guilty' does not prove the person to be 'innocent'.

If the judge or jury are not convinced beyond a reasonable doubt, then they must deliver a verdict of not guilty. This does not mean that the defendant is innocent. It means only that the prosecution did not convince the judge or jury beyond a reasonable doubt.

Ince may or may not therefore be innocent of the alleged offence but the court failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that he was guilty.

Good luck with your upcoming jury service Sippo!  Smiley
Logged
Nijholts Nuts


+0/-0
Offline Offline

Posts: 844





Ignore
« Reply #20 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 22:04:06 »

Not guilty or innocent, who gives a fuck if it means he can start adding a bit of bollocks to our eunuchy midfield.
Logged

I only dream of Claire Sweeney
tans
You spin me right round baby right round


+3/-18
Offline Offline

Posts: 18096





Ignore
« Reply #21 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 22:13:51 »

Not guilty or innocent, who gives a fuck if it means he can start adding a bit of bollocks to our eunuchy midfield.

If our fearless leader decides to play him of course
Logged
Batch
Thingie


+47/-25
Offline Offline

Posts: 34387





Ignore
« Reply #22 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 22:38:02 »

Careful, don't want to unsettle the balance of the side...
Logged
Nomoreheroes
The Moral Majority


+12/-5
Offline Offline

Posts: 7371





Ignore
« Reply #23 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 22:40:31 »

...I would suggest Williams is careful when he tells him he's not playing - Hide all the Jack Daniels bottles first!  Grin
Logged

You're my incurable malady. I miss the pleasure of your company.
Nomoreheroes
The Moral Majority


+12/-5
Offline Offline

Posts: 7371





Ignore
« Reply #24 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 22:42:18 »

Being found 'not guilty' does not prove the person to be 'innocent'.

If the judge or jury are not convinced beyond a reasonable doubt, then they must deliver a verdict of not guilty. This does not mean that the defendant is innocent. It means only that the prosecution did not convince the judge or jury beyond a reasonable doubt.

Ince may or may not therefore be innocent of the alleged offence but the court failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that he was guilty.

Good luck with your upcoming jury service Sippo!  Smiley

That was what I was getting at. Nicely put sir!   Yes 
Logged

You're my incurable malady. I miss the pleasure of your company.
THE FLASH


+8/-11
Offline Offline

Posts: 7930


Quick as a Flash!




Ignore
« Reply #25 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 22:48:21 »

Whatever...

If he gets picked he better not bottle it!
Logged

DAVE SYRETT SAYS "Flash sells Retro T Shirts!"
tans
You spin me right round baby right round


+3/-18
Offline Offline

Posts: 18096





Ignore
« Reply #26 on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 22:51:01 »

Careful, don't want to unsettle the balance of the side...

Yep, all the players deserve the starting spot so dont want to disrupt it.
Logged
Ells


+81/-70
Offline Offline

Posts: 2941


Not 30 yet




Ignore
« Reply #27 on: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 00:24:07 »

I can't believe more people haven't pointed out the true disgrace in the situation which is having a statement on a sodding Wednesday.
Logged

If Don Rogers were alive today, he'd be turning in his grave
DarloSTFC84


+0/-1
Offline Offline

Posts: 3366


Twittah.. @DarloSTFC


WWW

Ignore
« Reply #28 on: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 00:44:47 »

I can't believe more people haven't pointed out the true disgrace in the situation which is having a statement on a sodding Wednesday.

INCE OUT!
Logged

Bears... Beets.... Battlestar Galactica.
Reg Smeeton
Walking Encyclopaedia


+34/-114
Offline Offline

Posts: 28365





Ignore
« Reply #29 on: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 01:45:20 »

INCE OUT!

Is Rohan in any way related to Paul  Hmmm
Logged
Pages: 1 [2] 3   Go Up
Print
Jump to: