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Racial Inequality Within the American Court System
2 years 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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The Inmate Who Refused to Die
2 years ago

The Inmate Who Refused to Die

It could never be said that the electric chair has had a particularly happy history. From its first use on murderer William Kemmler on August 6, 1890 its history has …
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The Iron Widow
2 years ago

The Iron Widow

The case of Ruth Snyder is a Jazz Age classic, one whose influence in popular culture was huge in the 1920’s and continues to this day. Considered one of America’s …
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The Wayne Theory
2 years ago

The Wayne Theory

Are violent felons, particularly murderers, more likely to have the middle name Wayne? That’s the rumor that’s been swirling around true crime circles for some time now. When I first …
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The Final Days of Virginia Christian
2 years ago

The Final Days of Virginia Christian

The case of Virginia Christian stands out for a number of reasons. She was the only female juvenile executed in the USA during the 20th century. She was mentally-retarded and, …
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Five of the Creepiest Unsolved Murders
2 years ago

Five of the Creepiest Unsolved Murders

There are thousands of murders that go unreported and unsolved around the world. Over time police investigations come to a standstill, tips lead to dead ends, families are left without …
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The Savage Life of Carl Panzram
2 years ago

The Savage Life of Carl Panzram

Carl Panzram ranks among American history’s most violent and anti-social criminals. A rapist, murderer, thief and sadist, Panzram met what many might consider a well-deserved end atop the gallows at …
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The Hanging of Ruth Ellis
2 years ago

The Hanging of Ruth Ellis

The case of Ruth Ellis, executed in 1955 for murdering her ex-boyfriend and the last woman hanged in Britain before the death penalty’s abolition, is both a distinctive and tragic …
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The Peachtree Bandit
2 years ago

The Peachtree Bandit

Time once more for one of America’s forgotten criminals, a young man whose callousness and egotism proved his undoing and whose crime assured him a place in State history. Given …
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One Last Caress
2 years ago

One Last Caress

Professional photographer Sunny Jo is used to having requests from grieving families who have lost a loved one or family pet. Through his “One More Time” series, Sunny Jo uses …
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