Citation. People v. Collins, 17 Cal. 3d 687, 552 P.2d 742, 131 Cal. Rptr. 782
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Brief Fact Summary.
The defendants, Malcolm Ricardo Collins and his wife Janet Louise Collins (the “defendants”), were found guilty of second degree robbery.
Synopsis of Rule of Law.
It is not appropriate for jurors to be “unduly impressed by the mystique of [a] mathematical demonstration [when it cannot] assess its relevancy or value.” Further, “the court had ‘strong feelings that such applications [of mathematical techniques].