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vmistm
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01:31:41 AM Apr 13th 2011
Should it be noted that this argument is explicitly and specifically illegal for prosecutors in the US to use? This has been clearly decided to be a violation of the the defendant's rights, as the prosecutor must prove they actually did it, not that the most likely case is they committed the crime.
infraredshirt
04:27:29 AM Mar 7th 2012
I wouldn't add it without a citation.

Like any statistical fallacy, if this goes unchallenged in any court, anywhere, then something's probably gone horribly wrong.