Celebrity Crime

 
May 28 2015, Kim Anne Whittemore
An excerpt from Volume One of Behind the Words: A Logical and Satirical Guide to the Impossible Defense of Jodi Arias. Published on April 6, 2015 and available in paperback or in Kindle at Amazon.com...
 
April 2 2015, Benjamin Welton
Ever since the release of Andrew Jarecki’s HBO documentary "The Jinx," which carries the subtitle of “The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” public attention has been focused on the long trail of...
 
October 6 2010, Denise Noe
For murdering his pregnant wife and unborn son, Scott Peterson became one of the most reviled husbands in the annals of crime. by Denise NoeLaci Peterson is missing!On Christmas Eve, 2002, Scott...
 
April 5 2013, David Robb
From George Washington through Ulysses S. Grant, U.S. presidents followed a relentless policy of removing Native Americans from their lands. President Andrew Jackson codified ethnic cleansing...
 
July 31 2014, Binoy Kampmark
(Photo CBC.ca) The Oscar Pistorius trial has everything: a narrative about a system, a psychology, an issue spanning something far beyond the act of killing Reeva Steenkamp. By Binoy Kampmark The...
 
April 11 2010, Marilyn Z. Tomlins
Was her death really an accident, or was there a hidden hand at work? Many still say that she was assassinated. Not long before her tragic end, she predicted in a letter to her loyal butler that...

Behind the Words: A Logical and Satirical Guide to the Impossible Defense of Jodi Arias

May 28 2015, 0 Comments
An excerpt from Volume One of Behind the Words: A Logical and Satirical Guide to the Impossible Defense of Jodi Arias. Published on April 6, 2015 and available in paperback or in Kindle at Amazon.com...

Robert Durst -- Return of the “Rich Sicko”

April 2 2015, 0 Comments
Ever since the release of Andrew Jarecki’s HBO documentary "The Jinx," which carries the subtitle of “The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” public attention has been focused on the long trail of...

Pistorius: A South African Legacy

July 31 2014, 0 Comments
(Photo CBC.ca) The Oscar Pistorius trial has everything: a narrative about a system, a psychology, an issue spanning something far beyond the act of killing Reeva Steenkamp. By Binoy Kampmark The...
Nov 7, 2011
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Not since O.J. Simpson’s murder trial in 1995 has national media attention focused so intently on one case, and not since Simpson’s acquittal has the public been more shocked by the verdict that exonerated Casey Anthony of any responsibility in the death of her toddler...
Oct 28, 2010
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In 2004, Denise Noe wrote "The Manson Myth" for Crime Magazine, an article debunking the charismatic image of Charles Manson propagated by Prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi in the best-selling true crime book of all time, Helter Skelter.  Noe wrote that...
Oct 6, 2010
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For murdering his pregnant wife and unborn son, Scott Peterson became one of the most reviled husbands in the annals of crime. by Denise NoeLaci Peterson is missing!On Christmas Eve, 2002, Scott Peterson called police to report that his 27-year-old wife, Laci Peterson, was...
May 14, 2010
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Updated Sept. 19, 2011 and Feb.14, 2013  Pope Benedict XVI As the scandal over pedophile priests rocks Roman Catholic dioceses around the globe, a lawsuit filed April 10, 2010 in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee names Pope Benedict XVI as a defendant. And with good...
Oct 14, 2009
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Updated Sept 23, 2003 Madalyn Murray O'Hair When atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair, her son, and granddaughter mysteriously disappeared from their Austin, Tex., home in 1995, the police didn't lift a finger to find the family that had taken God out of America. Five years went by...
May 28, 2015
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An excerpt from Volume One of Behind the Words: A Logical and Satirical Guide to the Impossible Defense of Jodi Arias. Published on April 6, 2015 and available in paperback or in Kindle at Amazon.com. by Kim Anne WhittemorePREFACEThe Jodi Arias murder trial. It should be called...
Apr 2, 2015
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Ever since the release of Andrew Jarecki’s HBO documentary "The Jinx," which carries the subtitle of “The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” public attention has been focused on the long trail of crimes possibly -- and quite probably -- committed by the real-estate scion over...
Jul 31, 2014
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(Photo CBC.ca) The Oscar Pistorius trial has everything: a narrative about a system, a psychology, an issue spanning something far beyond the act of killing Reeva Steenkamp. By Binoy Kampmark The Oscar Pistorius case in the High Court of Pretoria ceased being a matter about...
Mar 24, 2014
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  When Fatty Arbuckle was charged with manslaughter in the death of Virginia Rappe in 1921 he was the highest paid actor in Hollywood. The tabloid press went after him with a vengeance.  Eleven years later, despite being exonerated by a jury, he died of a heart attack...
Feb 10, 2014
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Screen star Thelma Todd’s untimely death in 1935 set off wild speculation about the cause of her demise. Was she murdered or was she the unfortunate victim of carbon monoxide poisoning? by Benjamin Welton Hollywood has always been about making grand illusions. The movies are...

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