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Criminal Law

Two Arrested as SEC Doubles Down on ICOs
3 weeks ago

Two Arrested as SEC Doubles Down on ICOs

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts had found themselves in an exciting place last year, with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other virtual currencies rising to unprecedented all-time highs. It wouldn’t be long until that excitement …
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Linda Carty: British Grandmother on Texas Death Row
2 months ago

Linda Carty: British Grandmother on Texas Death Row

On 16 May 2001, in the early hours of the morning, three men broke into the apartment of 25-year-old Joana Rodriguez, her husband, and their 3-day old son in Houston, …
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Bresha Meadows Comes Home
2 months ago

Bresha Meadows Comes Home

Teenager Bresha Meadows, who shot her father dead in July 2016 after years of alleged abuse and violence against her mother, has been released from the residential mental health unit …
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The Case That Led to ‘Clare’s Law’ Domestic Violence Disclosure
3 months ago

The Case That Led to ‘Clare’s Law’ Domestic Violence Disclosure

In 2014, ‘Clare’s Law’ was introduced across England and Wales, a government scheme intended to allow women to request information from police on whether a partner has a history of …
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Fraternity Hazing That Ends in Death
3 months ago

Fraternity Hazing That Ends in Death

In February 2017, 19-year-old Timothy Piazza died after a fraternity hazing ritual students called the ‘gauntlet’ at Penn State University. Piazza consumed ’18 drinks in less than 90 minutes’, given …
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The Senseless Murder of 14-Year-Old Alice Gross
4 months ago

The Senseless Murder of 14-Year-Old Alice Gross

In 2014 Alice Gross was 14-years-old, living her life as a happy and well-loved teenager in her hometown of Hanwell in West London. A talented musician, she played both piano …
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A Modern Trial for Historic Icelandic Double Murder
4 months ago

A Modern Trial for Historic Icelandic Double Murder

On 12 January 1830, within the beautiful and peaceful backdrop that is Iceland, one after the other 33-year-old Agnes Magnusdottir and 17-year-old Fridrik Sigurdsson were told to go to their …
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Murder Charges Under the Delayed Death Exception
6 months 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
6 months 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
7 months 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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