Posts Tagged ‘violent crimes’

“Good intentions can lead to bad laws”

  • November 2, 2012
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“Good intentions can lead to bad laws” When Casey Anthony was acquitted of murder charges in 2011, many people around the world were outraged.  Among the many troubling aspects of the case was the fact that Anthony failed to report…

Flashing Is More Than Annoying – Is It Dangerous?

  • October 9, 2012
  • Tama Kudman
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There have been a lot of reports in the past years about people who expose their private parts to other people, especially to minors. These individuals want to offend other people, or to gratify their sexual desires.

Honor Killing or First Degree Murder?

  • October 2, 2012
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“Honor killings” are defined as crimes where “members of a family kill a relative or relatives because of behavior that they believe shames the family”. When people think of an honor killing, they imagine it as something that only happened far away and long ago.

Drew Peterson trial and prosecutorial misconduct

  • September 25, 2012
  • Tama Kudman
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Former Chicago police officer Drew Peterson was recently convicted of first degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, who was found dead in her dry bathtub. The medical examiner declared the death accidental.