Presumption Of Innocence Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Presumption Of Innocence, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Presumption Of Innocence?

The legal right that the accused defendant is bestowed upon , by the judicial system. Under this principle of presumption of innocence, the defendant have no burden to prove his innocence. It is burden of the prosecution or the victim and his lawyer to bring a substantial proof to the court which can prove the accuse defendant as guilty. thus under this rule, no person can be convicted as guilty of certain crime, till the court convicts him/her of such crime after the prosecution has presented a substantial proof of it.