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Top 10 Presumption facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Japan's criminal justice system has a conviction rate of over 99%. To Japanese citizens and police, the arrest itself already creates the presumption of guilt which needs only to be verified via a confession.

  2. In Saudi Arabia justice system the arrested are often not informed the crime they are accused of or given access to a lawyer and are subject to torture if they don't confess. At trial, there's a presumption of guilt and the accused is often unable to present a legal defense.

  3. Presumption of innocence and "guilt beyond a reasonable doubt" in common law was created because jurors were afraid their souls would be damned if they found an innocent person guilty

  4. The Pentagon's five-acre central plaza was nicknamed "Ground Zero" during the Cold War under the presumption that it would be targeted by the Soviet Union at the outbreak of nuclear war.

  5. Universal Declaration of Human Rights includes freedom from torture; the presumption of innocence until guilt is proven; the right to food, shelter, and medical care; and prohibits its ratifying members from breaching any of these rights.

  6. The Canadian military survived the first large-scale chlorine gas attack in WWI by using (handkerchiefs/fabric) soaked with urine instead of water, under the presumption that the urine crystallizes the gas.

  7. Bank of America first experimented credit cards in Fresno, California in 1958. The presumption was that no one was paying much attention to Fresno, so if the plan failed, it wouldn’t get a lot of media attention.

  8. Presumption of Innocence aka Innocent until proven Guilty only applies in a civil or ciminal court proceeding, not during an investgation.....