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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure


Subchapter 001 : TRIAL GENERALLY

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 6502)
  • § 6502. Presumption of innocence

    The presumption of innocence in criminal causes shall attend the accused until the jury renders a verdict of guilty, and the court shall charge the jury accordingly. This presumption of innocence is a proper subject of comment in argument.