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IN DUBIO PRO REO - MYTH OR REALITY

Denisa BARBU

 Abstract

The current code of criminal procedure brings important changes to some institutions

from the old code of criminal procedure, but it also establishes a number of new institutions

that did not exist in our criminal procedural law. All these changes are reflected first and

foremost in Title I of the General Part of the Code, which regulates the principles of

criminal procedural law. The presumption of innocence is closely related to the notion of

impartiality of the court, in order to guarantee the presumption of innocence is also art. 6

para. 2 of the ECHR, according to which the state representatives refrain from making

public statements in the sense that the accused is guilty of committing a certain crime.

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