Originally Posted by patteeu
You can't design a system that is mistake free, but that can't be the basis for a abandoning a punishment/deterrence system altogether.
At some point you have to trust that you've implemented reasonable safeguards and that you've minimized the chances for wrongful conviction. After that, you can console yourself by recognizing that most wrongful convictions happen to bad people, not to completely innocent, law-abiding people.
Whatever helps you sleep at night. Gotta break a few eggs to make an omelet....