The Mosaic Law had safeguards placed within it to prevent wicked leaders from usurping their powers and making scapegoats out of the people.
After the Jewish leaders talked themselves into believing that Jesus was guilty of a death sentence, they presented Him to Pilate.
Here is a short list of violations:
- No one-day trials resulting in capital punishment.
- No self-incrimination or confession without corroborating witnesses who agree with each other.
- No hearing before the Sanhedrin in the house of the high priest.
- The voting cannot be unanimous for a guilty verdict.
Ironies and Contradictions