This article addresses the constitutionality of “presumptions” in criminal cases. It discusses the leading case of Sandstrom v Montana and its holding that a presumption cannot be mandatory in a criminal case.
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GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-53; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-53
Mueller, Christopher B. and Kirkpatrick, Laird C. and Richter, Liesa, §3.13 “Presumptions” in Criminal Cases (2018). C. Mueller, L. Kirkpatrick, & L. Richter, Evidence §3.13 (6th ed. Wolters Kluwer 2018) ; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-53; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-53. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3275018