In criminal proceedings, defense attorneys occasionally attempt to establish that a suspect was not present at the co...

on September 29 at 04:03AM

Trying to understand the question a little more

I get why the answers is the way it is, but could you explain more in detail why it is trying to trick me and how can pay close attention to it.

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Ravi on October 1 at 07:33PM

@c0cald01, we're picking an answer that describes a flaw in the argument. In order to mistakenly exonerate somebody, DNA tests would need to fail to match the suspect with their own DNA, producing a false negative result. The argument makes the mistake of confusing this with having the same DNA sample match more than one person, which we're told in the premises happens. Therefore, (B) is correct.