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17650Re: justice?

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  • windandthestone
    Jun 1, 2010
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      --- In tips_and_tricks@yahoogroups.com, "Michael" <mn_chicago@...> wrote:
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      > --- In tips_and_tricks@yahoogroups.com, Jake jake_28079@ wrote:
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      > > assuming the ticket was issued by mail because a
      > >red-light camera got the vehicle's license plate &
      > >the vehicle is registered to you, does that prove
      > >that you were the driver @ the time?  The burden
      > >of proof is on the State as to who the driver was
      > >@ the time of an infraction
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      > Good points made, however, this one will not always fly.
      > I did not save the article, so I cannot give the
      > authority, but one will not be released from the
      > responsibility of a red light ticket, claiming not to
      > have been the driver, only if the owner signs a form
      > stating and identifying who the driver was.
      >

      Am curious about that law.  Can a law slide out of it's rules of evidence this way?
      Seems to me that this flips the presumption of innocence on it's head.
      Wonder if this law will get kicked up and out.
      MG
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