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The West Memphis Three — A Most Heinous Crime — Crime Library on truTV.com

The West Memphis Three — A Most Heinous Crime — Crime Library on truTV.com | crime | Scoop.it
The West Memphis Three: Did Satanists murder 3 boys? West Memphis murders called Satanist cult killings.
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Crime - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Crime - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The state ( government) has the power to severely restrict one's liberty for committing a crime. Therefore, in modern societies, a criminal procedure must be adhered to during the investigation and trial. Only if found guilty, the offender may be sentenced to punishment such as community sentence, imprisonment, life imprisonment or, in some jurisdictions, even death.

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The Criminology of “Oliver Twist”

The Criminology of “Oliver Twist” | crime | Scoop.it
Let’s face it.  The protagonist of “Oliver Twist” just isn’t a very interesting character.  Things start out promisingly enough with his famous request, “Please, sir, I want some more.”  And who ca...
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an interesting view of crime in Oliver Twist, of Dickens' appraoch towards crime.

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Why Most Chinese Still Support the Death Penalty

Why Most Chinese Still Support the Death Penalty | crime | Scoop.it
An audience of some 50,000 followers on Sina Weibo, a Chinese microblogging platform, has helped Zhang Jing, 37, to cope with a hu...
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How Death Penalties in the U.S. Are Hitting a Road Block Because of…the E.U. | Video | TheBlaze.com

How Death Penalties in the U.S. Are Hitting a Road Block Because of…the E.U. | Video | TheBlaze.com | crime | Scoop.it
Ohio used the last of its lethal injection drug on 61-year-old Harry Mitts Jr. Wednesday.
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West Memphis Three - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

West Memphis Three

The West Memphis Three are three men who were tried and convicted as teenagers in 1994 of the 1993 murders of three boys in West Memphis, Arkansas. Damien Echols was sentenced to death, Jessie Misskelley, Jr. was sentenced to life imprisonment plus two 20-year sentences, and Jason Baldwin was sentenced to life imprisonment.

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‘War crimes against healthcare’: Syrian govt, rebels deliberately target hospitals – UN report

‘War crimes against healthcare’: Syrian govt, rebels deliberately target hospitals – UN report | crime | Scoop.it
Syrian hospitals as well as medical personnel are being deliberately targeted both by the government forces and the rebels during the ongoing violence in the country, UN investigators say. Under international law, such acts are considered war crimes.
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The Court Case That Pivots on What ‘Corrupt’ Really Means

The Court Case That Pivots on What ‘Corrupt’ Really Means | crime | Scoop.it
‘McCutcheon v. FEC’ will reveal whether the Court's conservatives truly honor the worldview of the Founding Fathers, writes Lawrence Lessig.
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Disgraced Chinese Politician Found Guilty In Corruption Case

Disgraced Chinese Politician Found Guilty In Corruption Case | crime | Scoop.it
JINAN, China — A Chinese court has convicted fallen politician Bo Xilai of corruption and sentenced him to life in prison, capping one of the country's most lurid political scandals in decades.
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Here Are All The Countries Where Children Are Sentenced To Die In Prison

Here Are All The Countries Where Children Are Sentenced To Die In Prison | crime | Scoop.it
There are about 2,500 youth offenders serving life sentences without the possibility of parole in prisons worldwide. We've come up with a map showing all of the countries where they are incarcerated.
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