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Law of the Land: 4 Landmark Criminal Justice Supreme Court Decisions

The United States Supreme Court is the final authority on all cases that arise from American federal law or Constitutional issues. Over the past 50 years, the Justices of the Court have rendered a plethora of landmark criminal justice decisions. … Continue reading

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Undercover Cops: 3 Heroic Stories

Undercover police work is a fascinating universe due to the inherent paradox. You have a person sworn to uphold and enforce the law, who then becomes immersed in – and ingratiated into – the world of outlaws. In addition to … Continue reading

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Law and Culture: 3 Horrible Crimes that Changed America

There are certain devastating crimes that shake a culture to its core. These events, although horrific, do have a silver lining. And that is, the crimes help us identify and rectify certain gaps in our legal system. Here are three … Continue reading

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Alaska Rallies to Raise Awareness of Sexual Assaults in the State

Something that has been important for me to advocate through the development of my Emily Stone character is the notion that women are strong and deserving of respect. Emily takes it upon herself to become a vigilante member of law … Continue reading

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Serial Killer Put to Death in Missouri

This week, a serial killer who is said to be responsible for twenty-two deaths between 1977 and 1980 was put to death in Missouri. Joseph Paul Franklin was an admitted white supremacist who had hoped to start a race war … Continue reading

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Mandatory DNA Samples Taken by the Police at the Time of Arrest

According to the Gaston Gazette in North Carolina, a new state law went into effect at the beginning of the month making it legal for arresting officers to collect DNA from the inside of an arrestees mouth.  DNA can only … Continue reading

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