Presumed Guilty

A film by Roberto Hernández and Layda Negrete

Classroom Clip

First Day of Retrial

In this clip from Presumed Guilty, Antonio "Toño" Zúñiga, who had been falsely convicted of murder, is allowed a retrial because his previous attorney had forged his license to practice law. In a trial in Mexico's criminal justice system, the record of the crime, as entered into the court by the prosecution, cannot be questioned.

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