This is a discussion on Double Jeopardy Redefined??? within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by nedrgr21 Like I said: "Researchers who announced the stunning arrest rates in 1967 were stumped by data deficiencies, such as their inability ...
that a male individual's life time chance of being arrested (for all possible reasons) is 50%. With the huge number of
crimes on the books for which an arrest might be possible, this doesn't seem unreasonable. The reports are
not saying 50% of men commit felonies or 50% of men commit serious misdemeanors. The reports are speaking
only of arrests for all causes, and not of either the nature of the accusation or conviction rate.
I totally disagree with the political point you tried to make regarding the LBJ motives or that this report
had a thing to do with the Cold War.
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