Ghislaine Maxwell, Jussie Smollett, Elizabeth Holmes — what’s your take? And how many have I missed?
Commenter SafeNow writes:
If we are allowed to consider “the dog that didn’t bark” scenarios, then the trials of the century were the non-existent trials of the looters, arsonists, and shoplifters. … No actual trial is as extraordinary.
After the 2011 London riot, the Tory government tracked down a few thousand looters from security camera footage and, to their surprise, put them on trial. A decade later in the U.S., the video and, especially, facial recognition technologies are vastly improved. But criminals don’t seem scared by them.