Crime and Law

Tragedy Strikes in Baltimore

Growing up with a police officer in my family, I have always felt a great deal of admiration and respect for the police force...

Ethics in Indiana

Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed ethics bill HEA 1002 this week in response to the recent unethical behavior of Rep. Eric Turner and former State Superintendent Tony...

What Punishment Fits Tsarnaev’s Crime?

Two years ago, Boston Marathon runners and spectators endured a gruesome crime at the hands of the Chechnyan Tsarnaev brothers. Although the older brother and supposed...

Depressed about Zoloft?

Pfizer, a drug-making company that manufactures many well-known and commonly used drugs such as Lyrica, Viagra, Lipitor, and Zoloft  in court over the controversy...

Asking About Criminal History on Job Applications

Virginia just became the newest state to "ban the box". State employers can no longer ask about a job applicant's criminal record during the...

Threats on Social Media are Still Threats

The social media world is a crazy world, indeed, sparking firestorms over petty things, such as the color of some dress in Scotland. Most...
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Field Trips for High-Profile Juries

In a typical criminal trial, the jury is shown pictures or videos of the crime scene as evidence. When photos or videos do not...

Convicted Felons in Professional Sports

Receiving employment after prison can be difficult for many who are released; in fact, unemployment can lead to multiple offenses in the long run....
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Sex Stings and Property Seizure

After a year-long investigation in Tampa Bay, Florida, a news station has revealed that police have been using dating sites to arrest men as...

Ethics in the Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

The trial of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, one of the alledged bombers from the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013, will begin today with jury selection. Tsarnev...