The Johnson Amendment is part of the tax code. It protects both churches and society by prohibiting churches from endorsing political candidates.
Once the country learned her story, Colleen Stan's experience was considered to be "unparalleled in FBI history." Here is the story of the girl who spent more than 7 years locked in a box under a bed.
In the summer of 1946 twelve year old Muriel Drinkwater took a short cut through the woods and was brutally murdered. Labelled 'The Red Riding Hood Murder' it has remained an unsolved crime.
Short meditation on the current design of the correctional system and the psychological impact of solitary confinement
When facing the executioner, some people are remorseful, some defiant, some courageous, while others even try humour in their final message to the world.
After Ruth Pelke was viciously murdered by 15-year-old Paula Cooper, Ruth’s grandson, Bill Pelke, forgave Cooper and fought against the sentence that made the teen the youngest inmate on death row.
Nobody left Bart Corbin alive. In 1989, he murdered a girlfriend. In 2004, he murdered his wife Jennifer Corbin before she divorced him.
I want to thank everyone who read my previous hub, 5 Things You Didn't Know About Shoplifting and helped to make it the success it's become. Almost 4 years later, the article has snowballed into a giant question and answer hub and has inspired the...
The legalization of marijuana is gaining momentum globally as more communities are seeing the positive effects of cannabis-related products—both medicinally and economically.
Modern slavery is a complex issue that plagues the entire world. Many countries have created legislation to combat it. To comply with these laws, companies can choose to hire auditors. However, these audits are often ineffectual.
This article provides a list of some of the most notorious serial killers in the history of the United States. Body counts weren't emphasized in this story, instead the infamous nature of these dastardly criminals.
Over the years our criminal justice system has taken steps to improve the efficacy and reliabilty of its final outcomes. However, several innocent individuals have been incarcerated or executed due to negligence. The "fortunate" ones were able to get exonerated after years of suffering in prison.
With budget cuts and many in-patient facilities being closed down, mental health consumers are finding themselves caught up in the criminal justice system.
Here is a summary of the pros and cons of the death penalty, and an opportunity for readers to share their views.
One of the most baffling crimes in British history took place in a quiet Liverpool neighbourhood in 1931.