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The Joy of StatisticsA Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications$
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Steve Selvin

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198833444

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198833444.001.0001

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Eye-witness evidence—Collins versus state of California

Eye-witness evidence—Collins versus state of California

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(p.125) 25 Eye-witness evidence—Collins versus state of California
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The Joy of Statistics
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Steve Selvin

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198833444.003.0025

An example of the misuse and misunderstanding of statistical evidence when applied to eye-witness accounts of a crime used in a court room.

Keywords:   crime, evidence, jury trial, eyewitness, supreme court, probabilities

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