Cass R. Sunstein / Reasonable doubt is the issue, not guilt or innocence - Press of Atlantic City: Commentary

Cass R. Sunstein / Reasonable doubt is the issue, not guilt or innocence

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Posted: Friday, July 19, 2013 12:01 am

A number of years ago, I served on a criminal jury. The defendant, who was African American, was charged with assaulting a police officer, who was white. As I recall, all of the prosecution witnesses were police officers, and all were white. All of the defense witnesses were African American, and they corroborated the defendant's story, which was that no assault had occurred.

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