Such bodies have proven to bring a cost-effective improvement to the accuracy of criminal justice systems overseas.
While Bryant Donham was never charged for her involvement in Till’s death, the Justice Department continued to investigate the case and consider the potential for an arrest as recently as 2021.
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From ‘Breaking Bad’ to James Bond, certain chemicals are popular options for characters looking to achieve nefarious ends.
CCTV is a popular form of digital evidence but it can be unreliable and problematic.
The US has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world. When it comes to violent offenders and the Black community, the system isn’t working, argue criminologists.
A cold-blooded shooting is a common trope in gangsta rap - but a disturbing new development in South African hip-hop.
While most journalists don’t develop PTSD or depression, many will struggle with the stress of their work. Knowing the warning signs can help deal with trauma.
Research finds that the threat of being sentenced to death has no bearing on how people contemplate violent crime.
Eight teen girls are charged in the stabbing death of a homeless man in Toronto. Research shows that jurors tend to respond when the perpetrator of a crime is or appears to be younger.
Colorado is one of 19 states that have laws in place to prevent individuals believed to pose a threat from obtaining guns. But a preventive order needs to be petitioned before it can be issued.
It’s highly unusual for a journalist to pursue someone he thinks has been involved in foul play by publishing a popular podcast. But the trial verdict will give Hedley Thomas enormous gratification.
Writers seem to be especially vulnerable in polarized times, when the nuances of works are more likely to be overlooked.
A recent jury examining murders of women urged the federal government to add the term femicide and its definition to the Criminal Code.
Historically, most mass shootings in South Africa have been associated with three main things: gang conflicts, rivalries in the minibus taxi sector and factional or inter-group feuds.
A host of problems are behind police failures, including poor evidence gathering and the mistreatment of witnesses.
A suspect apparently motivated by a white supremacist agenda shot dead 10 shoppers. Analysis shows that mass shootings – and those at grocery stores – are on the rise.
Letizia Battaglia’s images of Mafia bloodshed made it impossible for people to turn a blind eye to the criminal outfit’s reign of terror.
Two books on historical gay hate crimes – the murder of George Duncan in Adelaide, 1972, and army officer Warwick Meale in Townsville, 1942 – aim to create positive change by revealing past injustice.
Australia has recorded a small rise in the number of murders in 2019-20. We need to know more about these cases to make sure this does not become a trend.