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Man Who Sexually Assaulted Baby To Death Seeks Mercy

AP | By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 06.01.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Condemned killer Steven Smith's argument for mercy isn't an easy one. Smith acknowledges he intended to rape his girlfriend's ...

Border Crossing: When A Fake Address For School Means Jail Time

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 11.02.2011 | Education

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Parole Board on Friday recommended that the governor not pardon a woman who was jailed for using her father's address ...

I Don't Think "Life" Means What the Right Thinks It Means

Cliff Schecter | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

The truth is that those on the U.S. right are about as "pro-life" as Arnold Schwarzenegger is pro-wife. Or Dominique Strauss Kahn is pro-maid.

Are We About to Execute Yet Another Possibly Innocent Person?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

There are those cases with growing frequency that cry out for a fresh look, a relaxation, if necessary, of the rules, where the choice is between executing a possibly innocent man or giving him the opportunity to establish his innocence.