Letter to the Editor
August 19, 2021
Kuhl – innocent until proven guilty?
While I am no lawyer, it is my understanding that in the United States, all defendants facing criminal charges are still, to this day, presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Perhaps that only applies in our county to people not worthy of front-page news?
I guess there is always the room that houses the Court of Public Opinion that some tend to enter hastily, convicting a defendant, long before court proceedings, via town gossip and social media.
It’s something many of us, including myself, are guilty of. The concept of...