Table of contents for Rights of the accused / Michelle Lewis, book editor.

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<head n="1">Chapter 1: The Presumption of Innocence
Case Overview: <emphasis n="1">Coffin v. United States</emphasis>
1. The Court&rsquo;s Majority Opinion: Criminal Defendants Are
Considered Innocent Until Proven Guilty
Edward Douglass White
In <emphasis n="1">Coffin v. United States</emphasis>, the Supreme
Court ruled that a defendant&rsquo;s constitutional rights are violated if the
jury is not instructed to consider the defendant innocent unless proven guilty
beyond a reasonable doubt.

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Criminal procedure -- United States.
Due process of law -- United States.