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Cameron Todd Willingham Appeals Texas Conviction

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Cameron Todd Willingham Appeals Conviction in Texas On a chilly December day in 1991, a home in Corsicana, Texas caught fire. On this day in 1991 four members of the Willingham family were inside the home: a two-year-old named Amber, two one-year-old twins named Karmon and Kameron and the girls father, Cameron Todd Willingham. The […]

Marijuana Legalization for Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania and Marijuana Legalization               The country has recently witnessed serious social and political discussions involving the once universally prohibited use of marijuana. Over the past few years, many states have legalized the drug for specific purposes and in specified quantities. Most recently Alaska has joined the small group of […]

Jessica’s Law for California Sex Offenders

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California Court’s Stance on Sex Offenders In 2006, 70 percent of California voters approved The Sexual Predator Punishment and Control Acts, also known as Jessica’s Law. In fact, 5,926,800 of California’s approximately 8 million voters approved the legislation. The law was authored by Republican Senator George Runner and Republican State Assemblywoman Sharon Runner, husband and […]

Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board Packaging Law Appeals

Pennsylvania’s New Packaging It has been an eventful start to 2015 for officials at Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board. Recently the LCB was involved in a bit of a debate over the meaning of an antiquated packaging law. A Pennsylvania statute written during the post-Prohibition era placed some interesting restrictions on beer distributors. The statute permitted […]

Linda Carty Appeals Conviction for Murder of Johanna Rodriguez

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Linda Carty Appeal in Texas In 2001 a British national was convicted for the murder of Johanna Rodriguez and the abduction of her four-day-old son. A man named Christopher Robinson, a star witness for the prosecution, testified that he saw the murder take place and identified a British woman as the murdered. The woman, Linda […]

Rodney Reed Stays Death Penalty in Texas Execution for Murder of Stacey Stites

Rodney Reed Gets A Stay of Execution in Texas Death Penalty Case Rodney Reed has been a Texas death row inmate since his trial for the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites. Stites was the 19-year-old fiancée of Officer Jimmy Fennell. During his trial, the state argued that Reed had raped and murdered the 19-year-old, and […]

Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev Trial Case: Boston Marathon

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Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev Try to Change Venue From Boston April 15, 2013 is a date that will never fade from the memory of a Bostonian. The day began as a celebration of strength, speed, and determination, and without warning became a day of pain, injury, and sorrow. Two pressure cooker bombs exploded near the […]

Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson: Securities Fraud Appeal

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Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson: Securities Fraud Appeal The subject matter of a New York lawsuit is being referred to as one of the most significant developments in insider trading law in a decade. Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for Manhattan, recently filed a petition in federal appeals court to rehear a Second Circuit Court […]

Philip Chism and the Crime of Colleen Ritzer

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Philip Chism: Massachusetts, Math & Murder A young woman named Colleen Ritzer was raped and murdered in Massachusetts on October 22, 2014. The young woman was a 24-year-old math teacher. Ritzer was described as a woman who inspired many with her heart, intellect and positive spirit.Her friends and family remember her as an energetic and […]