The Presumption of Innocence between Theory and Practice

Ibrahim Al-Qatawneh


The presumption of innocence remains adjacent to the accused at all stages of the criminal case , and through these stages are not seen as a convicted or the offense is committed ascribed to really and truly , it is treated on the grounds that the offense did not commit to that issue a court ruling definitively against him, and given the importance of this presumption has the text in the ads and international agreements, charters and international and regional covenants , and constitutions and laws . The Islamic Sharia her head starts in the report and confirm this presumption, including the presumption of innocence moved to such legislation. It follows the presumption of innocence be preserved personal liberty of the accused, and that explains the doubt in his favor , and that is exempt from proving patents of , and that takes care of the origin of his innocence in the trial proceedings , and this presumption flawed cases of arrested or caught red-handed or a verdict is definitive right , or even his confession of committing the offense ascribed to it .Keywords: Presumption, Innocence, Theory, Practice.

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