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I read it straight through on a long flight.
So this example is presented in error in the text and the authors' reasoning (or the editor's review) is unfortunately quite incorrect.
In this captivating book, the authors recount ten legal cases, one per chapter, in which mathematics was used in some way.
The book is very interesting but, as already pointed out, it contains serious math and logical errors. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Anthony M Casey
Though I am not an attorney, I am a counselor defending clergy within the framework of institutional procedures. It is much like court. Read morePublished 6 months ago by DF
Most of these stories have been out there for a long time. As a compendium of those well known stories it is useful for someone just new to the application and mis-application of... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Kenneth Marr
Not strong on the law, not deep on the math, some inaccuracies and confusion, but parts are entertaining and some explanations are good.Published 15 months ago by Atra Bilious
This book cannot be taken seriously as a work of academic scholarship because it contains mathematical errors. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Erica Ford
I can't remember where I first heard of this book, maybe NY Times, maybe Huffington Post or NPR, but I was intrigued and got it from Amazon. Read morePublished 18 months ago by T. Dokland
Crime buff? Like your news ripped from the headlines?
Math buff? Enjoy testing your mind against experts?
Statistics buff? Know how to use them to your advantage? Read more
I was ready to love this book for several reasons - putting justice on trial, applying math to understand an important component of society, and swift-paced writing. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Dr. Cathy Goodwin