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To: najida

"Why didn't he testify on his own behalf?"

Because it is his right to not have to prove himself innocent. The accused has the right to be silent in this country and not contribute to his own prosecution.


118 posted on 11/30/2004 11:47:08 AM PST by PeterFinn ("Tolerance" means WE have to tolerate THEM, they can hate us all they want.)
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To: PeterFinn

That he is not required to testify is correct and the jury is not to judge the fact he did not in their deliberations.


122 posted on 11/30/2004 11:50:44 AM PST by MEG33 ( Congratulations President Bush!..Thank you God. Four More Years!)
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