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    • e l pratt
    • 09.06.11 | 18:10 (IDT)

    Quite the contrary, logios. The police have only to find enough facts to convince an ordinary person that the suspect did commit the crime. The minimum threshhold is 'probable cause'; that being the summation of suspicions and facts (evidence) that would cause a reasonable person to believe that a crime had been committed. In this case, the Israeli police went an extra step in allowing their suspect to demonstrate his version of what transpired. The resolution of vehicular accidents is fairly scientific and may be determined largely by physical evidence gathered at the scene or afterwards by forensics experts or engineers. Allowing someone the extra time to re-enact his version of the situation is giving him a huge amount of credibility and courtesy. Kudos to the accident investigators!

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