A hundred free criminals is better than an innocent prisoner

January 15, 2020, 10:05 pm

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The debate "A hundred free criminals is better than an innocent prisoner" was started by diecinueve on January 15, 2020, 10:05 pm. 21 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 9 people are on the disagree side. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

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diecinueve, Allirix, Nemiroff, StrangeTime, eli, Clint1234 and 15 visitors agree.
Flore and 8 visitors disagree.

I agree. But different crimes need different thresholds to enforce a 1 to 100 ratio. Some crimes leave behind less evidence than others making it easier to fall within reasonable doubt. Murder at the very least has a dead body and murder weapon, but rape and abuse can leave behind no evidence. If the same standard of evidence was placed on each of these then they wouldn't have the same 1 to 100 ratio.

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