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Criminal Law

Murder Charges Under the Delayed Death Exception
2 weeks ago

Murder Charges Under the Delayed Death Exception

In most cases where charges of murder are brought against an individual, they come after a victim has been found dead. In some cases, no body has been found but …
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Death Row Inmate Protests Nevada’s Drug Choice to Kill Him
2 weeks ago

Death Row Inmate Protests Nevada’s Drug Choice to Kill Him

The debate over drugs used to execute inmates via lethal injection across states in America has been circulating for some time, with each new case of an execution going wrong …
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A False Confession to Double Murder
1 month ago

A False Confession to Double Murder

The case of Marty Tankleff is one now used around the world to highlight the dangers of false confessions, both to the innocent lives they can destroy and to law …
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Convicted Sex Offender Awarded Joint Custody of Victim’s Child
2 months ago

Convicted Sex Offender Awarded Joint Custody of Victim’s Child

A judge has ordered that a convicted sex offender in Michigan receive joint custody of an 8-year-old child he fathered after raping the child’s mother when she was only 12-years-old.


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When Toddlers Get Hold of Guns
2 months ago

When Toddlers Get Hold of Guns

Toddlers have no concept of danger and certainly do not understand the capability of a gun to cause harm. To a child, finding a gun is finding a toy which …
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A Lynching in New Hampshire
2 months ago

A Lynching in New Hampshire

America is a country plagued by racism. Our long and difficult history of race relations is one that will take many years to heal. With every discussion, every meaningful argument, …
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Sean Sellers: Murder, Satanism, and a Controversial Execution
2 months ago

Sean Sellers: Murder, Satanism, and a Controversial Execution

Sean Sellers was child from a broken home, shunted from family member to family member developing an unhealthy fixation on Satanism and the merits of good against evil. By the …
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The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence
3 months ago

The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence

The disappearance of Claudia Lawrence has baffled police and her family since she was last seen in March 2009. As a chef at the University of York in England, Claudia …
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Double-Edged Sword of the Genetic Defense
3 months ago

Double-Edged Sword of the Genetic Defense

Introducing evidence at trial that a defendant has a genetic predisposition to violent behaviour is becoming a tactic more commonly used by defense attorneys. Known as the ‘genetic defense’ it …
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Disney Accused of Spying on Children
4 months ago

Disney Accused of Spying on Children

One of the biggest pastimes for children is playing video games. According to a 2011 study conducted by The NPD Group, 91 percent of children aged 2-17 play video games. …
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