Presumption of innocence
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The Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 7th edition$75.00 – $120.00
The principle, now protected by section 11(d) of the Charter, that everyone accused of a crime is presumed to be innocent until the Crown has proven the accused’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt to the satisfaction of a judge or jury.