In the vortex that swirls from today's media and legal climate, motivated authorities may not have enough to send you to jail, but they certainly have...
The key similarity is not just the serial lies, but the refusal to question their conclusions when the facts were, to put it mildly, not adding up.
From studying the movement of books landing on the list, there are some clear lessons that I've learned. So before you decide to sit down and write your way into a new tax status, pay attention to the advice below.
Once upon a time Joss Whedon wrote a TV show about a teenage girl who was basically Superman. Not a muscle-bound dull pretty-boy movie Superman but a ...
Denial, Jonathan Rauch's touching story about living in the closet for 25 years connects powerfully with readers. It jumped onto the best seller a few weeks after publication.
For American college students, a junior year abroad can be a magical experience -- or a nightmare in prison if a student fails to take common-sense le...
Amanda Knox is facing yet another murder trial in Italy for a crime of which she was found innocent. The revival of the baseless charges against Knox, and the tabloid frenzy it will no doubt stoke, proceeds from a five-year-long judicial circus in Italy.
The absurdity in the Amanda Knox case is that the Italian prosecutors are now getting another chance to perpetuate their original miscarriage of justice.
I met Edward Jay Epstein in 1965, a lifetime ago. He was researching a book about the Kennedy assassination. I wondered why. Wasn't JFK killed by Lee ...
Anderson Coopers' daytime show is more family friendly than the twisted serial killers and vile kidnappers we follow here at HuffPost Crime, so my role this morning as the "Anderson Live" Blogger of the Day was slightly easier on the stomach than sifting through police reports, to say the least.
The truth is, there is no one who can give you that self love. It doesn't matter how many people adore you, or how skinny, successful, smart, talented, funny, kind, or compassionate you are. None of it matters if YOU don't see your wonderful self.
As I prepare to teach in Italy next summer, here's a short list of items that students should know before leaving the States to their study abroad country.
Under our law, if there is a reasonable hypothesis of innocence in a circumstantial case, the defendant must be acquitted. That is our law, and it is the result achieved by Knox and her team.
Even if Nafissatou Diallo gets millions for her ordeal, the truth of what actually happened in that Sofitel hotel room will still not be known. And that is the one thing I find maddening about the justice system whether it's here or in Italy, where Amanda Knox was just exonerated.
If Knox were homely, or modest, or male, she'd probably never have been charged to begin with -- or freed.