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Why has the "rule of law" suddenly disappeared?


The Weinstein effect seems to accidentally show that the rule of law is now non existent. "Innocent until proven guilty" is now passè. Or is it? Will contempt of the rule of law see good cases be thrown out of court? Is it right to destroy a career based on "hearsay"? Will this open the gates to cross litigation for damages by the occasional innocent accused?

 

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Tamara Wilhite (tamarawilhite) says

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    Oztinato 4 weeks ago

    I agree this is mob type behaviour. Salacious gossip that will probably boil down to one or two court cases or maybe none at all.

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    Oztinato 4 weeks ago

    My question relates to the rule of law.

    Courts have often dismissed cases where excessive publicity has occurred for example simply because an accused can't get a fair trial.

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    Oztinato 4 weeks ago

    Hence it's not worth destroying careers before anything is proven.

    If a drunk gay boldly goes to George Takei's house he shouldn't be surprised to be groped by Takei.