The Concept of Presumption

  • Jiahong HeEmail author
Part of the Masterpieces of Contemporary Jurisprudents in China book series (MCJC)


In the city Changsha, in the middle of the night, a man riding a bicycle was checked by a policeman, and be found a naked female that has been dead in the sack from the backseat of the bicycle. The man explained that he saw the sack from a dump, and thought that there are some valuable things and wanted to take it home. He knew nothing about the female corpse. The policeman didn’t believe his “nonsense”, then took the man back to the public security bureau. After a series of “matches”, the man confessed that he had raped and killed the female. But, later in the court, the man withdrew his confession and claimed that he had been tortured.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of LawRenmin University of ChinaBeijing, Haidian DistrictChina

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