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Felony Murder

The Elkhart Four and the Unjust Application of the Felony Murder Rule on Teens

Steve Drizin | Posted 10.04.2013 | Crime
Steve Drizin

Even for adult offenders like 18-year-old Anthony Sparks, the felony murder rule should be constrained, especially in cases where the death of an accomplice was the result of an unpredictable, intervening event.

Growing up Behind Bars: Letters from Lifers

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.04.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Youth Radio Richman Em was 15 years old when he was sentenced to 50 years-to-life in prison. According to testimony during his trial, Em's f...

Reputed Gang Member Murdered Woman And Three Teen Girls

AP | Posted 07.11.2012 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. -- A reputed New Jersey gang member has been convicted in the slayings of a woman and three teenage girls at an Irvington home nearly fou...