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Unformatted text preview: The topic of burden of innocence is a very tough one to digest. It is an unfortunate truth that among the many who get convicted of crimes, there are ones who are truly not guilty. The system is run by people and so there will be cases where the system fails. Although this may be completely unavoidable, we as a society should do the best we can to refrain from such mistakes. And in the cases where the mistake is made we need to find the right way to rectify it to the best of our abilities. Firstly, every mistake that is made in the system where a person is falsely convicted should be taken very seriously and investigated thoroughly. There should be close scrutiny on why such a mistake happened and how it can be avoided from happening again. It may be in the best interest of the wrongfully accused and the government to do multiple DNA tests and gather...
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- Fall '09
- Financial Accounting