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Criminal Law

Convicted Sex Offender Awarded Joint Custody of Victim’s Child
7 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
7 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
7 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
8 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
8 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
9 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
9 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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Feds Take Down Russian Bitcoin Tycoon
9 months ago

Feds Take Down Russian Bitcoin Tycoon

Since it’s launch in 2011, the digital currency exchange website BTC-e has been shrouded in mystery, now officials say they are lifting the veil and revealing a shadowy world of …
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The Murder of Amanda Duffy: A Case of Not Proven
9 months ago

The Murder of Amanda Duffy: A Case of Not Proven

This year marks 25 years since the battered and mutilated body of 19-year-old Amanda Duffy was found on a patch of wasteland in Hamilton, just outside Glasgow. She had been …
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No Charges Filed Against Teens Who Heckled Drowning Man
9 months ago

No Charges Filed Against Teens Who Heckled Drowning Man

A video shot by a group of teens laughing and taunting a man as he drowns in a retention pond in Cocoa, Florida has been making its rounds on Facebook …
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