Originally Posted by neophytecruiser
Bless the French for bringing the Napoleonic code to the Mexican justice system. Guilty until proven innocent isn't a rule
of law that was developed by the Mexican judicial system.
Don't want to sidetrack this thread, but............
...........not correct to claim that the Napoleonic Code is Guilty until proven innocent. In practice perhaps (depending on Country) might be more likely to remand in custody than in UK or US whilst looking into matters - which can give the appearance of Guilty 1st - but it's certainly not
the founding principle, Indeed it was arbitary decisions and detention that the Code was introduced to combat...........as then practiced by Princes & Popes acrross Europe
Napoleonic code - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Being in an Anglocentric world we don't always get to hear the good that competitors do (especially those we have vanquished. In this case vanquished apart from the legacy of a system of law still voluntarily practiced widely accross the world. and kicking off the metric system).