No presumption of innocence, Gili - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • The Warden
    • 03.04.06 | 17:57 (IDT)

    The Israeli justice system is based on the continental European model. Unlike the British/colonial models, this system makes no presumption of innocence. Perhaps Mazuz wanted to save the time and money it would have taken for a trial. He has bigger fish to deep fry. And if he had chosen to prosecute, it would have "offended religious sensibilities" or something like that.

    from the article: Attorney General Mazuz calls on Chief Rabbi Metzger to resign
    First published 00:00 03.04.06 | Last updated 00:00 03.04.06
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