Crime Studies

 
October 13 2009, 0 Comments
Abraham Lincoln Since 1865 Lincoln, Abraham (President of U.S.): Shot April 14, 1865, in Washington, D.C., by John Wilkes Booth; died April 15. Seward, William H. (Secretary of State): Escaped...

Adoptees Who Kill: Examining the Psychological, Societal and Criminal Justice Ramifications of Adopted Child Syndrome

April 7 2014, 0 Comments
Although only a small percentage of adoptees commit violent acts, adoptees are far more likely to commit suicide, kill one or both adoptive parents, or become serial killers than people raised by...

Intergenerational Transmission of Criminal and Violent Behavior

July 11 2013, 0 Comments
July 11, 2013Special to Crime Magazine: An excerpt taken from the introduction, summary and conclusion of Intergenerational Transmission of Criminal and Violent Behavior (published by Sidestone Press...

Justice on Trial

August 13 2012, 0 Comments
The statue of Lady Justice at Dublin Castle Justice on Trial is a landmark study of prosecutorial misconduct conducted by the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara University...
Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:03
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Although only a small percentage of adoptees commit violent acts, adoptees are far more likely to commit suicide, kill one or both adoptive parents, or become serial killers than people raised by their birth parents. A theory known as “Adopted Child Syndrome” is frequently...
Thu, 07/11/2013 - 13:19
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July 11, 2013Special to Crime Magazine: An excerpt taken from the introduction, summary and conclusion of Intergenerational Transmission of Criminal and Violent Behavior (published by Sidestone Press February, 2013).by Sytske BesemerIntroduction“She’s going to end up like me. I...
Mon, 08/13/2012 - 13:43
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The statue of Lady Justice at Dublin Castle Justice on Trial is a landmark study of prosecutorial misconduct conducted by the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara University School of Law and released in October of 2010. In 2007, a California Court of...
Wed, 10/14/2009 - 00:00
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The following study, by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, is not only comprehensive, but will tell most people more than they ever wanted to know about sex crimes and the people who commit those crimes.  We have done...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 22:57
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March 3, 2008 updated July 25, 2008Marty Tankleff and Parents After serving 17 years for the 1988 murders of his adoptive parents, Marty Tankleff's conviction was overturned by an appellate court in December, 2007. On July 1, 2008, New York State Attorney General Andrew...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 22:55
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Joshua KomisarjevskyOf the 500 estimated serial killers in U.S. history, 16 percent were adopted as children, while adoptees represent only 2 or 3 percent of the general population. Adoptees are 15 times more likely to kill one or both of their adoptive parents than...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 22:53
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July 22, 2007 by Daniel B. Young There are many examples throughout history of authorities attempting to detect deception. One of my favorites is that of certain priests in India circa 1500 B.C. A donkey's tail was covered with carbon residue from an oil lamp and placed in a...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 22:52
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by Lawrence A. Greenfeld Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics *********** Highlights ********** *An estimated 18.6% of inmates serving time in State prisons in 1991 for violent crimes, or about 61,000 offenders nationwide, had been convicted of a crime against a victim...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 22:49
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The structure of part of a DNA double helixA stunning report was issued by the Department of Justice in 1996, reporting on 28 cases of men who'd been convicted of violent sex crimes, including murder, and were then freed from prison based on DNA tests.by J.J. Maloney These 28...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 22:46
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Abraham Lincoln Since 1865 Lincoln, Abraham (President of U.S.): Shot April 14, 1865, in Washington, D.C., by John Wilkes Booth; died April 15. Seward, William H. (Secretary of State): Escaped assassination (though injured) April 14, 1865, in Washington, D.C., by Lewis...