Quisquis praesumitur bonus; et semper in dubiis pro reo respondendum


Quisquis praesumitur bonus; et semper in dubiis pro reo respondendum
Everyone is presumed to be honest; and in doubtful cases it should be resolved in favor of the defendant.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • quisquis praesumitur bonus; et semper in dubiis pro reo respondendum — /kwiskwis praz(y)uwmatar bownas; et sempar in d(y)uwbiyas prow riyow raspondendam/ Every one is presumed good; and in doubtful cases the resolution should be ever for the accused …   Black's law dictionary

  • presumption — pre·sump·tion /pri zəmp shən/ n: an inference as to the existence of a fact not certainly known that the law requires to be drawn from the known or proven existence of some other fact conclusive presumption: a presumption that the law does not… …   Law dictionary


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