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Alford Plea

Cop Answers For Stealing Dead Motorcyclist's Crucifix, Cash

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.18.2014 | Crime

A 19-year veteran of the Connecticut State Police has accepted responsibility for stealing cash and jewelry from a deceased accident victim. Aaron ...

David Lohr

New 'West Memphis Three' Documentary Prompts Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

In the wake of a new documentary film about the "West Memphis Three," authorities in Arkansas are taking another look at the 19-year-old murders of th...

Guilty But Innocent

Carol Turowski | Posted 06.17.2012 | Crime
Carol Turowski

Does our justice system need to accept the harsh reality that wrongful convictions happen all too frequently and that exchanges of Alford pleas for prison release do nothing to serve the ends of justice but rather re-affirm the distrust many have about the fairness of the criminal justice system?