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What Happens When We Elect Our Law Enforcement Officers

True crime lovers should listen to In the Dark. It’s a podcast put out by American Public Media, a non-profit public radio show dedicated to investigative journalism. APM Reports has several interesting podcasts. One podcast, In the Dark, has followed

Involuntary Manslaughter Charges: The Flint Water Crisis

The world watched as the lead poisoning and diseases started to spread in Flint, Michigan. Flint has been no stranger to tragedy. It was a once-bustling and beautiful town. Now, it’s more deserted than the city of Detroit. Apparently, Flint

Forensic Science and Wrongful Convictions – The Scary Truth

What does forensic science have to do with wrongful convictions? Let’s take a closer look at the Jason Baldwin case. He was wrongfully convicted of murder in 1994. He didn’t want to take the Alford Plea Deal in 2011. When

Wrongful Convictions Cases Are Real and It’s Worse Than You Think

Wrongful convictions cases are more frequent than you can imagine. Let’s take a look at the case of Jason Strong. He was released in 2015 after 15 years in a maximum security prison. He was innocent of the crime for

The Mentally Ill: Legal Barriers to Getting Help

There is so much to say about the issue of gun violence and mental health. It’s hard to know where to begin. Nikolas Cruz is the person who allegedly killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s

Red-Collar Crime: The Darkness Behind White-Collar Crime

White-collar crime is usually not violent. The FBI classifies white-collar crimes as ones that primarily financially motivated. What about when a white-collar crime is committed, and the criminal turns out to be very violent? Sometimes, white-collar crime is a precursor

Michigan Statute Of Limitations Laws: What You Need To Know

Almost three decades ago – in 1991 – Lee Township Grandmother Diane L. Ross was bludgeoned to death in her bed by someone who remained unidentified until this year. That man – or so a jury of his peers believes

Serial Killers: Unlocking the Mystery Behind the Crimes

The new Netflix series Mindhunter is a show about serial killers. It is about how the FBI created a behavioral science unit that ultimately gave police departments across the country a way to find the perpetrators of the grisly murders

Mass Shootings: The Psychology Behind the Violence

Many Americans are no doubt living in a cloud of anxiety about the recent mass shootings of 2017. These include the shootings at a Las Vegas concert and the shootings at a South Texas church in which left 26 people

Why Would Anyone Want To Defend Criminals?

The Jeffrey Willis trial has been in the news a lot lately. If you’re not familiar with this case, Willis was convicted of first-degree for the 2014 murder of Rebekah Bletsch on November 2, 2017. Police believe Bletsch had been