The Presumption of Innocence

I take a step backwards on the Sophie Cold Case

I cannot overstate the impact the Jim Sheridan Sky documentary had on me. The case was gripping from the first moment, but the jeopardy shoots off the scale at the moment, right at the end of an episode, when the prime suspect sits himself down in front of the camera. Incredibly, and shockingly, this suspect, the name on everyone’s lips, is not in hiding, nervous to go out, never mind give hours of media interviews about how he didn’t do it. The O. J. Simpson case was in the news a year before the…



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