Kalos kagathos. I don't this is merely a perception bias.

Both a true correlation and a perception bias may be present, but it would be difficult to distinguish them without using standardized tests.
Correlations between attractiveness and academic performance or criminal record could be confounded by the perception bias, we would need something like IQ or SAT to have a fair estimate.

[LINK] Amanda Knox exonerated

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Here are the New York Times, CNN, and NBC. Here is Wikipedia for background.

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