Tag Archives: Guilty

Thought For the Day: People Should Be As Concerned With Clearing the Innocent As Punishing the Guilty

“I hear much of people’s calling out to punish the guilty, but very few are concerned to clear the innocent.” – Daniel Defoe (1660-1731)    

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First Principles: It Is Better That Ten Guilty Persons Escape Than One Innocent Suffer

“It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer.” – William Blackstone This guiding principle behind the legal system in the United States has stood like a strong wall between justice and injustice and is a cornerstone … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Guilty

Sometimes, I find myself looking out into the never Wishing it had not happened; no; not ever And I cannot help but feel so completely guilty It would have been kinder to have killed me Than what did happen as … Continue reading

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