Have you ever experienced violence either directly and indirectly from a person, group or groups of people? Then you know that violence can be very devastating and comes in many forms, not just physical violence. In fact there are five major types of violence that can drastically affect your life and how you feel about yourself.
Estate planning is more than just figuring out who gets your house and bank accounts. It's also about passing on your legacy. When planning your estate, be sure to remember the stories behind the little treasures in your life. Your loved ones will value them far more than you think.
Everyone seems to hate jury duty and will offer you all kinds of advice on how to get excused. I was excited the first time I received a letter informing me that I was to do my civic duty and serve on a panel of jurists. I'm not sure how jury duty is conducted outside of Clark County, so I will give an account of what to expect in my case.
When two young women--both working professionals, one a teacher, the other a magazine "copy girl"--were found stabbed to death in their apartment in 1963, police had only one thing in mind: close the case. However, their initial suspect, a mentally incompetent black man, turned out NOT to be their killer, though he was arrested, confessed, and put behind bars.
An Overview of the Nature and Purpose of the Criminal Justice System
An unusual case of a jewelry shop burglary in Nice, France has created some hot polemic and has become a viral topic in the French social media. A Facebook page created in this context has for example got more than one million likes! Seldom had France been so...
In 1984 there was a tragic slaughter at the McDonalds in San Ysidro California. Including the gunman, 22 people died that day. James Oliver Huberty entered the McDonalds in San Ysidro, California and killed 21 people and injured 19 others. The carnage in the aftermaths of those deaths...
Are your heirs legally protected? Have you given control of your articles to the right person?
To address the problem of terrorist religious or political atrocities it is necessary to think in the same way as the perpetrator. To be successful the British sense of "fair play" must be put to one side as we are dealing with a murderer who has no compassion or discrimination.
This article promises to make you think and feel as information unfolds about our legal, penal and judiciary systems that perhaps you never would have dreamed of. And so, be prepared to be shocked especially if you've never had any dealings with law enforcement...and if you have, be prepared to wallow in a few old memories. No matter who you are this piece concerns you and those you love. Worth the read!
Ruth Ellis, the last woman executed in Britain before it abolished capital punishment, was a bleached-blonde party-girl. Her crime, shooting her lowlife boyfriend to death was, was not very interesting or unique. The only reason Ruth Ellis' execution is remembered today is simply this: she was pretty. And pretty people make for better copy.
On Saturday night, George Zimmerman was found not guilty of the murder of Trayvon Martin. Given the lack of evidence, it is difficult to dispute the unsettling verdict. But what is easy to identify is the numerous shortcomings of the American judicial system.
When it comes to cyber crime, billions are at stake and foreign intrusions are the leading cause of economic loss
As a nation, we are obsessed with murder trials. Why? And what does this tell us about ourselves?
One of the 20th Century's most vile serial killers, John Reginald Halliday Christie, grew up humiliated by his sexual ignorance and inexperience. It left him almost completely impotent. However, he later discovered that the act of strangling and otherwise overpowering a woman gave him great sexual pleasure. In this early part of his murderous career, he killed two women, the second of which was murdered with the aid of a device of his own making, a glass jar through which he dispensed lethal coal gas.