A Beautiful Schizophrenia [was: Re: AI Eureka!]
george_at_cap at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 5 10:09:42 EST 2002
Mike Williams wrote:
> Wasn't it J Ahlstrom who wrote:
> >George wrote:
> >> Well, I've heard 5 percent of people in the US sit in jail innocently.
> >> Considering that at least something like 3 million Americans are in
> >> jail at each given time (and the number is growing) makes 150
> >> thousand people being buttfucked unnecessarily, all because of
> >> a need for a superefficient black and white in god we trust justice
> >> system. It is easy to play with other people's lives. Apparently
> >> conviction is far too often a joke.
> >> George
> >I hope you mean "5% of the people in US jails are innocent".
> >Got any sources?
> How could anyone make a serious attempt to calculate that percentage?
Maybe lawyers just know.
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