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  • There are three theories to explain criminal behavior: psychological, sociological, and biological. Learn more about each theory here.

    Three Theories of Criminal Behavior

    Three Theories of Criminal Behavior

    by seiken22

  • 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.

    Criminal Law - Conspiracy

    Criminal Law - Conspiracy

    by Colleen Swan7

  • 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.

    How to Avoid Jail at Sentencing

    How to Avoid Jail at Sentencing

    by MarkCowen15

  • 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.

    Utterly Depraved: The Colt Family of Australia

    Utterly Depraved: The Colt Family of Australia

    by Alexandra Cornwell3

  • 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!

    Polygraph Tests and How to Beat Them

    Polygraph Tests and How to Beat Them

    by Michael Kismet1

  • 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.

    Spitting in America - Does Law Enforcement Work?

    Spitting in America - Does Law Enforcement Work?

    by Sherri61

  • 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

  • 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.

    Parents Who Kill: Elaine Campione Drowned Her Daughters

    Parents Who Kill: Elaine Campione Drowned Her Daughters

    by Antonia Monacelli10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Customary Marriage in Papua New Guinea

    Customary Marriage in Papua New Guinea

    by Mek Hepela Kamongmenan0

  • 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 Swan21

  • 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.

    Girl disappears after knock at 3 a.m.

    Girl disappears after knock at 3 a.m.

    by Byron Wolf6

  • 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.

    Aileen Wuornos.  A Life Without Love

    Aileen Wuornos. A Life Without Love

    by Paula128

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  • 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...

    Public Urination: A Lawyer's Guide

    Public Urination: A Lawyer's Guide

    by Jason Stern6

  • 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.

    Schools of Criminology

    Schools of Criminology

    by Katelynn Torrence1

  • 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

  • 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

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