November 1, 2014

IT’S SAD THAT SOMETHING SO OBVIOUS COUNTS AS A VICTORY, BUT IT DOES: Due process win: Washington Supreme Court rules burden of proof lies on accuser. “The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that those accused of rape are not responsible for proving they obtained consent. In a 6-3 ruling, the court said that requiring the accused to provide such proof to the preponderance of evidence standard violated constitutional rights.”