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View Diary: Yet Another Ruling against Trayvon -- Audio Experts excluded from Trial (155 comments)

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  •  Because it's only 50% (6+ / 0-)

    - more likely than not isn't good enough.

    That means it's a coin toss. And bringing in experts at that level of certainty just wastes court time, IMO.

    For scientific evidence to be used in court it needs to be in the 95% or better range.

    Imagine paternity - well, he might be the father, but there's a 49% chance he's not. We never accepted paternal responsibility until certainty was much, much higher.

    "They did not succeed in taking away our voice" - Angelique Kidjo - Opening the Lightning In a Bottle concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City - 2003

    by LilithGardener on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 10:00:56 AM PDT

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