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CSI effect

CSI effect
 n.— «Juries, swayed by the special effects and scripts of television, have in some instances come to expect more evidence than is really necessary to establish guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. It is a phenomenon that has actually come to be known as “the CSI effect” in law enforcement parlance.» —“CBI a far cry from ‘CSI’” by Katharhynn Heidelberg Daily Press (Montrose, Colo.) Aug. 2, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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