2015 set a record for exonerations in the United States—149 that we know of so far, in 29 states, the District of Columbia, federal courts and Guam. This record continues a trend: the rate of exonerations has been increasing rapidly for several years. The 149 defendants who were exonerated in 2015 had served on average[…]
If you are in trouble with the law in South Carolina and want to watch the Super Bowl, you are better off being convicted than merely awaiting trial. Read more by clicking on the link below. http://www.thestate.com/news/local/article58380388.html
How does the government return a person to United States from a foreign country if it believes that he committed a crime in United States. The answer is simple – extradition, the process – not so much. It takes a lot of negotiation and time to bring a person back to United States. Think of[…]
Adnan Syed, made famous by the “Serial” podcast, gets another day in court, and another chance to ask for a new trial. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/crime/bs-md-ci-syed-hearing-day-one-20160203-story.html
“The first time in U.S. history that any such special designation will appear on the passports of any U.S. citizens.” Read more here.