Trials

 
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,...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 23:30
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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 before it. After an all-white, all-male jury acquitted Till's two killers, the...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 22:57
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March 3, 2008 updated July 25, 2008Marty Tankleff and Parents After serving 17 years for the 1988 murders of his adoptive parents, Marty Tankleff's conviction was overturned by an appellate court in December, 2007. On July 1, 2008, New York State Attorney General Andrew...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 22:42
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March 29, 2009 Wrongly accused? Omar Raddad stands outside the courthouse. French justice can be quite curious. After being pardoned but not exonerated in the murder of his employer, Omar Raddad risked being re-imprisoned by asking for a new trial to clear his name....
Sat, 10/10/2009 - 01:02
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Updated Dec. 19, 2007Belton Missouri The story of Jeffrey Gardner, a young man sentenced to prison for shooting an abusive husband who was threatening his wife with a knife. After the printing of this story, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, on March 2, 1999,...
Wed, 04/29/2009 - 23:36
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Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton DuelAaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, the most star-crossed political foes in U.S. history, joined together in 1800 to defend a man accused – and all but convicted in the court of public opinion – of the murder of his fiancée. by Doris...

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