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What Kavanaugh case means for 'innocent until proven guilty'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
In the Senate standoff over confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, two paradigms are hurtling toward each other in a clash: the age-old legal standard that someone must be presumed innocent until proven guilty, and the new #MeToo social norm that accusers of sexual assault should be believed. Recommended: Kavanaugh hearings: Does panel need 'protocol' for sexual assault allegations? A confirmation hearing is not a criminal trial. read more


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