Max Polun's Discussions (5)

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"That's pretty faulty reasoning: people don't falsely confess to a crime because they…"

Max Polun replied Jan 7, 2010 to Death Penalty

73 Aug 13, 2010
Reply by Robert

"The problem is that execution is permanent. You can't take it back if you find out y…"

Max Polun replied Jan 7, 2010 to Death Penalty

73 Aug 13, 2010
Reply by Robert

"I don't think you can just throw the first study out, though it's true that it isn't…"

Max Polun replied Jan 7, 2010 to Death Penalty

73 Aug 13, 2010
Reply by Robert

"if 7.3% of confessions are false, I'd call that a lot. If every execution had a 7.3%…"

Max Polun replied Jan 7, 2010 to Death Penalty

73 Aug 13, 2010
Reply by Robert

"this is also interesting: http://www.justicedenied.org/issue/issue_27/69pct_innocent…"

Max Polun replied Jan 7, 2010 to Death Penalty

73 Aug 13, 2010
Reply by Robert

"not the best study I've ever seen, and not sure what the rate would be for murders,…"

Max Polun replied Jan 7, 2010 to Death Penalty

73 Aug 13, 2010
Reply by Robert

"The problem with confessed guilt is that often confessions are actually incorrect: s…"

Max Polun replied Jan 7, 2010 to Death Penalty

73 Aug 13, 2010
Reply by Robert

"I admittedly don't have hard numbers, but there are many cases of people getting off…"

Max Polun replied Jan 7, 2010 to Death Penalty

73 Aug 13, 2010
Reply by Robert

"take a look here: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/loom/2009/10/01/ardipithecus-we-…"

Max Polun replied Oct 16, 2009 to Science Nerds

5 Oct 22, 2009
Reply by Chris Crenshaw

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