Like Denise, I was brought up by my parents and teachers to believe that in this country you are innocent until proven guilty and that the burden of proof was on the police.
What does IUPG stand for?
IUPG stands for Innocent Until Proven Guilty
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
- International Union of Photobiology
- Institute on Urban Policy and Commerce (Florida A&M University)
- Inter-University Purchasing Committee (school laboratory gas purchases; UK)
- Intrauterine Pressure Catheter
- Indiana University Police Department
- International Unidentified Personal Encounter Authority (est. 2010)
- International Urban Planning and Environment Association (Germany)
- International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine
- Indo-US Parliamentary Forum (India)
- Installable Unit Package Format
- International Undertaking on Plant Genetic Resources (UN Food and Agriculture Organization)
- Interuniversity Programme in Hydrology
- International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
- International Union of Pharmacology
- Izin Usaha Pemanfaatan Hasil Hutan Kayu (Indonesian: Forest Plantation Wood Production Permit)
- International University of People's Institutions for Peace (Rovereto, Italy)
- Independent Union of Professional Journalists (Bosnia)
- Inter-University Program for Latino Research
- Infectious Units per Million cells
- International Union for the Protection of Nature (now the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, IUCN)
Samples in periodicals archive:
You're innocent until proven guilty, or guilty until proven innocent
In this country you are innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.
Dqeik added that he will suspend the performance of his job duties until the court issues a decision, expressing hope that the Palestinian people will understand that suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
Joanne Dowd, 29, unemployed from Stockton, said: "It's meant to be innocent until proven guilty, but in the media it often seems to be guilty until proven innocent.
Defendants should be considered innocent until proven guilty by a court and should be treated accordingly.
The notion of innocent until PROVEN guilty doesn't seem to apply here.
But what I do know is that for centuries the basic principle in English law is that someone is innocent until proven guilty.