There are three theories to explain criminal behavior: psychological, sociological, and biological. Learn more about each theory here.
Served with a Summons? Learn how to win in court whether you represent yourself as pro se litigant or find a lawyer.
Conspiracy in itself can constitute a crime. Assistance given in any form, with knowledge of its intended use in a criminal act, involves the provider in whatever conduct ensues.
You have admitted guilt and are awaiting judgment. How can you put your best foot forward? There are options and choices available that may help in avoiding incarceration if one is willing to take them.
The true story of Alpha Dog unfolds in a graphic tale of anger, impulse, greed, and drug debt. This is the story of the death of Nick Markowitz and the last 48 hours of his life.
You can never know when you could have information that could solve these missing children cold cases and bring closure to their families.
Are you being victimized by your neighbor? Wondering if there's anything you can do about it? The answer is yes, there is.
The Colt family lurked in the shadows of society for generations in an attempt to hide rampant sexual abuse. Twelve children were removed from the remote camp in 2012. Genetic testing revealed incest.
A single parent to three children and struggling financially, Ellen Boehm knew something had to change.
Have you ever wondered if it's possible for you to outsmart a polygraph test, better known as a lie detector test? You should know it is not only possible but relatively easy to do so!
The procedures and process where the ELection petition is amended in the Papua New Guinea. There is solid case precedents in our jurisdiction.
A summary of the shocking story of Johnny Gosch, kidnapped & tortured to be used as part of a sex slave operation. One person never gave up hope: His mother, Noreen Gosch. Learn about incidents related to this case and the hushed taboo that is rampant in America today.
The horrifying real stories of adult children who committed the ultimate sin against the ones who gave them life.
Somewhere in the beautiful and foggy forests of northern California lie the answers to the disappearances of many Humboldt County women.
Brian Banks was a high school football star when he was falsely accused of rape. After spending five years in prison, he was completely exonerated. And now he has a chance to play in the NFL.
Ever since the tuberculosis bacterium and its transmission modes were identified in the late 1800s, municipalities across the country have struggled with enacting and enforcing effective laws against spitting.
The tort of Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress has evolved, by slow degrees, into the legal lexicon. For some time, physical symptoms were required for a claim to be viewed as valid
Before marriage, an individual should look into marital properties to see that his or her interests and conjugal rights will be protected.
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.
These women are classified as missing but homicide detectives believe their husbands know more than they are telling.
Serena, 3, and Sophia Campione, 19 months, were drowned in a bathtub by their own mother. This is an account of the events surrounding the murders including home videos and footage of a police interview.
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
Assault is a deliberate creation of a well based belief that a harmful or offensive contact is about to occur. Battery comprises this contact.
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.
Learn what happens after harassing text / SMS messages reported to law enforcement. Find out what you can expect from police after filing a report.
We have case authorities under our jurisdiction, when there allegations of bribery within the election process in PNG.
On January 2nd, 2011, at 6pm, near Big Prairie in Holmes County, Ohio, an argument between a woman and her 10 year old son over a chore would turn deadly, and change both of their lives forever.
Susan Wright was unhappy in her marriage but divorce would be too troublesome. Stabbing her husband 193 times was obviously the better option for her.
Customary Marriage in Papua New Guinea is recognised by Status law and the parties in a marriage decide on which customs to conduct a marriage and conclude it. There are some requirements in it.
Though Papua New Guinea is part of Commonwealth legal system of this World but her Legal sysyem is divided into two areas. The Customary Laws and the introduced and thus written law (Statutes).
It was November 3rd, 1998, when 8-year-old Maddie Clifton went missing in Jacksonville, Florida. When she was reported missing and police began searching for her, they started interviewing the neighbours. Almost immediately they had a neighbour in...
Vidocq was an 18th century criminal who reformed himself and became the father of modern criminal investigation. He was a convict, an escape artist, a fugitive, a master of disguise, and a detective.
After the Election petition is considered in the National Court, and if the losing party want to rehear the case, then there is case precedents that provide legal authorities under our jurisdiction.
9-Year-Old Elizabeth Olten. Family Photo When most teenagers have a Friday off school, they sleep in, maybe get together with friends, or bum around the house in pajamas all day. When 15-year-old Alyssa Bustamante of Missouri had a Friday off from...
Robert Oakley Marshall wanted out of his marriage to be with his mistress but he couldn't afford for his massive debt to be exposed in a divorce.
Sugar and spice and everything nice - not always! These 5 stories of little girls who kill proves we should all beware of pretty little packages.
Taman Shud mystery: The body found on Somerton Beach, Australia, in December 1948 was never identified. The story involving an unknown man, espionage, crime, murder, cipher code, and love triangles.
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
The requirements in Section 208 and 209 of the Organic Law on National and Local Level Government Elections, must be complied since it is mandatory terms and being a Constitutional Law in our Country.
If you are a serious writer...it is highly recommended that you get the books on citation so that you can deliver a clear and precise paper. (This hub is at 34,000+ reads)
When children murder, it's shocking. Even more shocking and unimaginable is when children murder their own parents. The youngest person ever charged with multiple counts of murder in Canada is Jasmine Richardson, who was 12 years old at the time of...
A dramatic call to police. A small voice gives a name and location. A man yells. A girl screams. And the line goes dead. The name nervously uttered on the call was “Anthonette Cayedito,” a 9-year-old from Gallup, New Mexico, who had been missing for a year.
Your child is in legal trouble and in need of representation. Who do you turn to now? These are some differences to consider between a public defender and a private attorney. Choose wisely.
An in-depth look into the path of addiction, crimes, ignorance, neglect and sexual abuse, that lead toward the creation of a serial killer, who started out as an ordinary, innocent little girl.
The Election Petition law restrict the Appeal from National Court, however, Section 155 of the Constitution gives Judicial powers to the Supreme Court to review all Election Petitions in PNG
Marriage under statute law of Papua New Guinea. The Consent and other terms and conditions are met before marriage is concluded
Over three million drivers on the road today, it’s important that the trucking industry is prepared and up to speed.
Nearly every town, village, city and state has some type of law prohibiting public urination. And if you're one of the hundred thousand or so people each year who have been caught in the act, then you probably need some level of guidance on how to...
To help society with the issue of crime, criminology or the study of crime has been instrumental in the prediction, deterrence, punishment, and explanation of crime. Criminology is an important part of society today. For people to understand what is happening in the world today, they must go back and look at previous data and research. Perceived notions of past and present criminologists along with hard data and statistics make the criminal justice system what it is today.
Cindy Campbell was a mentally ill, spoiled little rich girl willing and to do anything for money - even kill her parents in front of her own children.
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
This is the complete story of Dennis Rader, the BTK killer from Witchita, Kansas who went on a killing spree in the 1970s to late 1990s, taking the lives of over a dozen people.
Learn everything you need to know about open container laws in New York City and what to do if you are issued an 'Open Container of Alcohol' summons or ticket in Manhattan or Brooklyn.
It was a house fire that police and emergency services were responding to on May 11th, 2011, in rural Redwater, Texas, but the police quickly realized that something was just not right when the arrived at the scene. The bodies of 34-year-old...
The article takes a look at killers who were convicted with the help of the most unlikely pieces of evidence.
Somebody is watching me... and I need to know what to do. Get the feeling you are not alone? Your life is being monitored by some unknown person or organization?
How a con man duped struggling farmers into a pigeon breeding scheme that had fraud written all over it.
This hub takes a look at Biological, Socialisation, Societal and Community theories on criminal behaviour that were developed from research carried out by psychologists
The tale of Cody Posey, and the murder of his family is a sad and tragic one. The strange twist in the story is that what makes it so exceptionally sad and tragic is not what you might think. Any murder is tragic, but it is not the murders...