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Reply to "R.Kelly compares himself to Osama"

Henry, in the US, "Innocent until proven guilty" is a concept in the court room only, and it has no bearing on public opinion. It means that the jury must consider him innocent under the law until proven guilty under the law. I could believe in my heart that a person is guilty, but if I'm on the jury, I must only vote him guilty if the evidence presented in court meets the legal standard of proof that the judge teaches me and the other jurors. The term "innocent until proven guilty" in no way acts as a limit on public opinion. And it SHOULDN'T be. To suggest that a legal doctrine should limit opinion is fascist. In the US, there is absolutely nothing wrong with Yssys and myself believing a person is guilty before he's proven guilty in a court of law. And, for that matter, there is nothing self-hating about believing it as well. I never saw the video, but a lot of people I know did.

And anyway, the video circulated before he was charged, and if no date has been set yet, it probably has to do with the problems arising from the video being in such mass circulation.
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