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October 13 2009, 0 Comments
Updated 3/12/07 Emmett Till The brutal murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 galvanized the fledgling civil rights movement like no other killing of a black by white racists...
 
November 7 2011, 0 Comments
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...

Italian Vendetta: The Amanda Knox Case

January 20 2014, 0 Comments
Updated Jan. 30, 2014 The murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy on November 1, 2007 caused a global controversy. Not so much for the crime itself, although it was certainly...

An excerpt from the book Our Corrupt Legal System: Why Everyone is a Victim (Except Rich Criminals)

May 21 2012, 0 Comments
May 21, 2012 by Evan Whitton The lawyer-run adversary system used in Britain and its former colonies, including the United States, India, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia does not try to find...

The Casey Anthony Murder Trial: A Modern American Tragedy

December 5 2011, 0 Comments
Dec. 5, 2011  by Claudette Walker & Matrix Filia Permission granted for use of the following experts from the book to Crime Magazine by Abacus Books, Inc. Copyright © 2011 by Abacus Books,...
Mon, 11/07/2011 - 14:46
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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...
Mon, 01/20/2014 - 11:45
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Updated Jan. 30, 2014 The murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy on November 1, 2007 caused a global controversy. Not so much for the crime itself, although it was certainly a brutal murder, but because of the disputed guilt or innocence of two of the...
Mon, 05/21/2012 - 12:08
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May 21, 2012 by Evan Whitton The lawyer-run adversary system used in Britain and its former colonies, including the United States, India, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia does not try to find the truth. It is the only system which conceals evidence. Our Corrupt Legal...
Mon, 12/05/2011 - 12:10
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Dec. 5, 2011  by Claudette Walker & Matrix Filia Permission granted for use of the following experts from the book to Crime Magazine by Abacus Books, Inc. Copyright © 2011 by Abacus Books, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVEDWith Postscript  by Laura Schultz, MFT Excerpt from...
Mon, 11/14/2011 - 09:51
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Nov. 14, 2011Marie Besnard In France, in the 17th Century, alchemists became wealthy grinding arsenic rock into a colorless and odorless powder and selling the powder to their countrymen who wanted to do away with a wealthy old parent, grandparent, uncle or aunt. There was even...
Mon, 07/18/2011 - 15:13
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An excerpt from Peter Manso’s recently published book Reasonable Doubt: The Fashion Writer, Cape Cod, and the Trial of Chris McCowen. by Peter Manso Introduction The American murder trial as a metaphor for the nation as a whole has become, in recent years, almost a cliché....
Mon, 05/16/2011 - 10:23
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Kathleen Marshall Andrew Fitzherbert was convicted and sentenced to life in prison on the basis of DNA evidence alone.  His case shows that it is often not the technology or the science but the supervising biologist’s subjective interpretation of the results that is the...
Mon, 09/27/2010 - 14:39
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Sept. 27, 2010 Updated Dec. 2, 2011   Gurparkash Singh Khalsa The author’s account of her role as jury foreperson at a 2010 murder trial in Stockton, California. by Joan Bannan Ajmer Singh Hothi, a 23-year-old trucker from Jalandhar, India was shot and killed in...
Fri, 06/25/2010 - 21:23
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June 25, 2010 Dr. Sam SheppardAt his second trial, with young F. Lee Bailey as his defense attorney, Dr. Sam Sheppard was acquitted of his wife’s terrible murder. The famous case continues to fuel speculation more than a half century later. by Denise Noe Beaten to Death...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 23:47
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February 29, 2004 Richard Loeb with his arm around Nathan Leopold. Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold were as unlikely a pair of cold-blooded murderers as ever appeared in U.S. history. Privileged, brilliant, and coddled, they conjured up the perfect crime – just for the...

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