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Massachusetts' Simple Solution for Preventing Domestic Homicide

High-risk teams shift the burden of being surveilled from the victim to the abuser. Now, if he makes a threat, Massachusetts has the power to escalate.

Posted:
July 15, 2013

Male Jurors More Likely To Find Obese Women Guilty, According to Depressing Study

A team of Yale psychologists released a study indicating that male jurors -- but not female jurors -- were more likely to hand a guilty verdict to obese women than to slender women.

Posted:
January 10, 2013