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Criminal Law

Man’s Best Friend
1 year ago

Man’s Best Friend

Animal abuse may break your heart and it has been a lot of public outcry from the general population and celebrities over the death of Cecil the Lion.  Hunting lions …
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Racial Inequality Within the American Court System
1 year ago

Racial Inequality Within the American Court System

The case of Duane Edward Buck, convicted in Harris County, Texas for a double murder in 1995, raises questions about the American justice system, defendants’ access to effective defense counsel …
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Laws You’ve Probably Broken
2 years ago

Laws You’ve Probably Broken

Sure, there’s a lot of us who break minor laws all the time. We’re running late for an appointment so we choose to drive over the speed limit, or maybe …
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Inside the Silk Road Scandal
2 years ago

Inside the Silk Road Scandal

In the case of Ross Ulbricht A/K/A Dread Pirate Roberts (DPR) it seems like a slam dunk case for the prosecution. Ross, by his own admission, founded the Silk Road …
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The Bittersweet Murder of Amber Hagerman
2 years ago

The Bittersweet Murder of Amber Hagerman

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. 9-year-old Amber Hagerman had just gotten out of school for the day and wanted to go ride her bike around an abandoned grocery store parking …
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To Serve and Protect?
2 years ago

To Serve and Protect?

On the morning of February 12, 2011, Joe Lozito boarded northbound train No. 3 at New York’s Penn Station. Lozito takes the first seat, located directly behind the train operator’s …
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Angel’s Face, Devil’s Heart
2 years ago

Angel’s Face, Devil’s Heart

Honestly, we will never know for sure what turns a man into a monster. Is it the way their families treat them? Is it their criminal nature? If you want …
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What Fascinates Us About True Crime?
2 years ago

What Fascinates Us About True Crime?

True crime podcasts such as Serial, Criminal and, of course, Sword and Scale are currently amongst the most popular downloads on iTunes. Every day millions of fans flock to download …
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The Monster-in-Law
2 years ago

The Monster-in-Law

Stillou Christofi was born in a poor Cypriot village in 1900 and after her marriage, she had her only son, Stavros. Being a bossy woman, she could not tolerate her mother-in-law …
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The Beautiful Beast
2 years ago

The Beautiful Beast

There is a type of people who don’t regret their mistakes. Their actions do not make them feel embarrassed, shameful or sad when they come to light, but they actually …
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