Topic 1 – Electronics
It goes without saying... we are, indeed, a society consumed by and with our ever changing
With particular reference to computer systems, courts have long held that the government has the
right to seize computers believed to contain evidence of criminal activity.
Do you agree or disagree with the court's position in this regard and why?
In your response, give at least three reasons in support of your position and respond to the post of
at least one other student.
Topic 2 – Probability
Pretend you're an average death-qualified juror, and it all boils down to a probability
estimate by a forensic serologist that a bloodstain on a suspect's knife matches the blood of a
What number would be impressive to you?
Go ahead, pick a number, out to as many decimal places as you like. Why would this
number impress you?
Tip: Remember to pretend that this is a death penalty case, and somebody's life depends upon
how many decimal places you think is impressive enough.