Adversarial systems

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  • Adversarial system
    • English trials
    • Battle between two equal parties
      • Prosecution
        • Attempts to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt
      • Defence
        • which seeks to undermine the prosecution's case and to create reasonable doubt
    • It should be noted that the task of the defence is not to prove the innocence of the defendant
    • Reflects on a decentralised and local popular element
    • Two key elements of equality:
      • First element
        • The assumption of innocence until the proof of guilt
      • Second element
        • The right to silence


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