Csi Effect Of Crime

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There are many other fallacies that infiltrate their way into the minds of jurors and people throughout society, but the greatest known effect is the “CSI effect”. Today, real crime stories and crime reenactments are among the top viewed programs on television. Hollywood and mainstream television has exaggerated the expectations of viewers when it comes to the readiness and availability of evidence at a crime scene. In an article written by Honorable Donald E. Shelton, on behalf of the National Institute of Justice, he stated “Many laypeople know—or think they know—more about science and technology from what they have learned through the media than from what they learned in school. It is those people who sit on juries. Every week, the ever-evolving
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