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  • The criminal law system penalizes defendants found guilty of murder. The tort of wrongful death is meant to ease the financial and emotional suffering of those close to the victim

    The Tort of Wrongful Death

    The Tort of Wrongful Death

    by Colleen Swan6

  • We rely on DNA, fingerprinting and dental records for the identification of murder victims. Sometimes killers ensure their victims are not identified. Luckily, forensic science continues to evolve.

    5 Unique Ways Homicide Victims Were Identified

    5 Unique Ways Homicide Victims Were Identified

    by CK Amoabeng0

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  • Historically the law of torts, consisting of the right of one person to sue another, is a fairly recent development, as is the intent of a defendant, as well as his act

    Evolution of Tort Law

    Evolution of Tort Law

    by Colleen Swan17

  • This article discusses the development of criminal law, from inception as an act in itself, towards understanding that both intent and act are vital to the judicial view of the commission of a crime

    Evolution of Criminal Law

    Evolution of Criminal Law

    by Colleen Swan18

  • Assault is a deliberate creation of a well based belief that a harmful or offensive contact is about to occur. Battery comprises this contact.

    The Tort of Assault and Battery

    The Tort of Assault and Battery

    by Colleen Swan6

  • How a con man duped struggling farmers into a pigeon breeding scheme that had fraud written all over it.

    The Pigeon King Swindle

    The Pigeon King Swindle

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • Roberto Calvi, who was known as God’s banker, was found hanging under a bridge in London, a gruesome discovery that was first deemed to be suicide but later determined to be murder.

    Who Killed God’s Banker?

    Who Killed God’s Banker?

    by Rupert Taylor1

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