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Is it fair to use Bayesian reasoning to convict someone of a crime?

Ethan Bolker sends along this news article from the Boston Globe: If it doesn’t acquit, it must fit Judges and juries are only human, and as such, their brains tend to see patterns, even if the evidence isn’t all there. In a new study, researchers first presented people with pieces of evidence (a confession, an […] The post Is it fair to use Bayesian reasoning to convict someone of a crime? appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.
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