In 2007, a Texan man named Colton Pitonyak went to trial for the murder of a young woman named Jennifer Cave. Cave was murdered in 2005 allegedly in the West Campus apartment of Pitonyak. After her murder, Jennifer Caves body was dismembered. Currently, Pitonyak is serving a 55 year sentence for Caves murder. On Wednesday, […]
Pausing the Penalty in Pennsylvania Appeals The United States of America remains one of the few remaining countries to institute the death penalty as a form of punishment for criminal wrongdoing. There are 19 states within the country that have outlawed the death penalty altogether and 31 that support the death penalty. While some among the […]
A Conspiracy in California: Frank Carson Attorney in California A rather unusual series of criminal charges have come to light over the past few months in Modesto. Criminal allegations against none other than a criminal defense attorney coupled with charges of conspiracy are setting the stage for an even more unusual trial. Bizarre twists have popped […]
Han Tak Lee: A Winning Appeal If one were to judge the justice system based on cinema or television two conclusions could be drawn rather quickly. First, the mysteries can always be solved through the work of passionate law enforcement agents. Second, the advanced technology available to law enforcement means that definite answers are always […]
Texas Court delays Texas execution This undated handout photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Clifton Lamar Williams. Williams is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday, July 16, 2015 for the July 2005 slaying of Cecelia Schneider in Tyler, Texas. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice/Associated Press) By Michael Graczyk AP July 16 at […]
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