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Justice & Punishment

London’s ‘Black Cab Rapist’ to Be Released
1 month ago

London’s ‘Black Cab Rapist’ to Be Released

To the horror of his victims and those who fear the danger this man poses to women, former London taxi driver, 60-year-old John Worboys dubbed the ‘Black Cab Rapist’, is …
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Can You Get out of Jail with a Video?
2 months ago

Can You Get out of Jail with a Video?

When defendants hear that ‘guilty’ verdict, most think it’s all over. But for some defense lawyers, there’s one more tactic they can use at their disposal: leniency. After you’ve been …
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27 Years in Prison For a Murder You Didn’t Commit
2 months ago

27 Years in Prison For a Murder You Didn’t Commit

The murder of 22-year-old Teresa De Simone in Southampton, England in December 1979 saw a man imprisoned for 27 years for a crime he did not commit. The true murderer …
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Rogue Surgeon With a God Complex
2 months ago

Rogue Surgeon With a God Complex

As patients, we place our full trust in doctors. When that doctor is a consultant surgeon with the confidence and reassurance we are desperate for when facing life-changing disease or …
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Mountain Run Turned Fight for Life
2 months ago

Mountain Run Turned Fight for Life

On 15 July 1984, Olympic biathlete 22-year-old Kari Swenson went for a run on a mountain trail near her home in Big Sky, southwest Montana. The beautiful route winding around …
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Chicago PD Infiltrates Secret Facebook Groups
2 months ago

Chicago PD Infiltrates Secret Facebook Groups

Chicago is known nationally for their high amount of violent crime. While it fails to make the list for the nation’s most violent cities, in 2017 alone the Chicago Tribune …
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A Modern Trial for Historic Icelandic Double Murder
2 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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The Death-Row Killer Who Duped a Journalist into Release
2 months ago

The Death-Row Killer Who Duped a Journalist into Release

In December 1971, 37-year-old Edgar Smith was released from New Jersey’s death row. Convicted of the first-degree murder of a teenage girl in 1957, Smith, with the help of journalist …
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Tragic Family Murdered by Homeless Man They Helped
2 months ago

Tragic Family Murdered by Homeless Man They Helped

There are few people in this world who would open up their home and their family to a stranger in an act of kindness and generosity when seeing a fellow …
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The Unsolved Murder of Suzanne Jovin
2 months ago

The Unsolved Murder of Suzanne Jovin

On 4 December 1998, 21-year-old Suzanne Jovin, a political science and international-studies senior at Yale University, was found two miles away from her campus bleeding from multiple stab wounds. Lying …
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