CSI effect
 n.— «Lawyers, for their part, are taking steps to counter what they call the “C.S.I. effect,” when juries become overly impressed by forensic evidence. During jury selection, it is not uncommon for them to ask potential jurors about their television-watching preferences to weed out those who seem unable to separate fact from fiction.» —“Evidence From Bite Marks, It Turns Out, Is Not So Elementary” by Fernanda Santos New York Times Jan. 28, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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