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Justice & Punishment

A Murderer’s Silence
6 months ago

A Murderer’s Silence

The conviction and imprisonment of those who have taken the life of another is a vital part of what we understand justice to be. Punishment for a killer who should …
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Trust Argument Leads Girlfriend to Murder
6 months ago

Trust Argument Leads Girlfriend to Murder

On 26 April 2014 an argument between couple Zariah Samson and Cory Protos, who had been together for just seven weeks, spiralled out of control and ended in a violent …
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The Monster of Miramichi
6 months ago

The Monster of Miramichi

Affectionately known as ‘the Miramichi’, the region within New Brunswick running up the Miramichi River in Canada is a friendly area with a real sense of community in the traditional …
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Men Who Murder Their Girlfriends
6 months ago

Men Who Murder Their Girlfriends

Once again the British press has been flooded with reports of a man who not only murdered his current girlfriend but also his former partner, five years apart in the …
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Technology Linked to Prison Break
6 months ago

Technology Linked to Prison Break

In the movie Shawshank Redemption, Tim Robbins’ character spent the better part of two decades painstakingly digging a tunnel concealed under a poster in his prison cell in order to …
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Disturbed Teen Kills 7-Year-Old Believing She Was a Robot
6 months ago

Disturbed Teen Kills 7-Year-Old Believing She Was a Robot

In the grips of mental illness, sufferers can experience dark delusional thoughts and hallucinations which to them are very real. When such mental illness manifests in teenagers, uncovering a diagnosis …
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Death Penalty in Question For 2011 Seal Beach Mass Murderer
7 months ago

Death Penalty in Question For 2011 Seal Beach Mass Murderer

On 12 October 2011, 41-year-old Scott Dekraai walked into a hair salon in Seal Beach, California armed with three handguns. Across two minutes, he shot nine people including his ex-wife …
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How One Crime Drama Changed Juries Forever
7 months ago

How One Crime Drama Changed Juries Forever

Imagine being a juror for just a moment (we know you have). Picture sitting in your numbered seat, in an air conditioned, stale-smelling courtroom as you listen to lawyers argue. …
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Rochdale ‘Satanic’ Child Abuse Scandal
7 months ago

Rochdale ‘Satanic’ Child Abuse Scandal

When a 6-year-old boy told his teachers in 1990 of his strange dreams involving ghosts, the death of babies, and sheep and children being kept in cages, his school contacted …
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Stalker Guilty of Manslaughter After Victim Commits Suicide
7 months ago

Stalker Guilty of Manslaughter After Victim Commits Suicide

A British man is believed to be the first individual who has been held criminally responsible for the suicide of their stalking victim. 47-year-old Nicholas Allen pleaded guilty to manslaughter …
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