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Amanda Knox In The Court Of Public Opinion

(cc) Zak In a verdict that has captured headlines in both Europe and the United States, and polarized people in a way not seen since the OJ Simpson trial, Amanda Knox, an American student charged…


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Stolen Art

Rembrandt’s Storm on the Sea of Galilee, painted in 1633, is one of the pieces stolen from the Gardner Museum in 1990 and not yet recovered. Danny Ocean and his team could have done it…


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When Crime Labs Fail To Follow The Evidence

Mistakes leading to wrongful convictions have placed crime labs under intense scrutiny. (cc) Yu-Chuan Yeh As any fan of the various incarnations of the hit television series CSI can attest, to catch the bad guys…


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Testing For Tommy

The United States Supreme Court has delayed the execution of Thomas Arthur, an inmate who’s been on death row in Alabama for twenty years, not because they believe Arthur may be innocent, but because they…


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Convicted But Innocent

Most of us likely sleep easier when we’re told that a violent criminal terrorizing our neighborhood has been apprehended. But would we sleep as well if we knew that that person was actually innocent? Would…