Prof & Ethics Quiz 6.docx - Question 1 2 out of 2 points A bomb exploded at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta Georgia killing one and wounding more

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Question 12 out of 2 pointsA bomb exploded at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, killing one and wounding more than 100. The FBI conducted an investigation and within days, Richard Jewell was identified as a suspect. After several months, the Justice Department announced that Jewellwas no longer a suspect. Jewell was publicly scorned, and followed incessantly by the media and law enforcement for the three months that he was believed to be the bomber. Evidence in the case was interpreted in such a way as to support the idea that Jewell was guilty. Forexample, Jewell was known to have seen the bag containing the bomb before it detonated, and moved people from the area. This life-saving act was seen as evidence that he was the bomber, because the investigators believed that he had planted the bomb in order to be able tobe seen as a hero for saving people.In this case, the FBI was under intense scrutiny from the public, which demanded a resolution to the investigation. This public pressure may have led to the premature naming of a suspect. When investigators are c
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