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History | Citizenship | Politics

Call to drop ‘guilty’ and ‘not guilty’ in law

Wrongly convicted: Alfred Dreyfus (above) had his uniform torn before a crowd making anti-semitic chants.

Could a range of options be more just? The dual-verdict system of "guilty" or "not guilty" is seen as a pillar of many legal systems. But some say we need a new formula for the modern world.

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