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Life sentence for murder, or time for judicial discretion?

The mandatory life sentence for murder: An argument for judicial discretion in England From Criminology and Criminal Justice In 1965, alongside the abolition of capital punishment, a mandatory life sentence for murder was implemented in England and Wales. This was … Continue reading

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Are suicide terrorists really so different from rampage, workplace and school shooters?

A comparative analysis of suicide terrorists and rampage, workplace, and school shooters in the United States from 1990 to 2010 From Homicide Studies There is a long history of terrorists, rampage shooters, workplace shooters, and school shooters carrying out acts of … Continue reading

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Threat of separation often the trigger for murder of collaterals such as children related to intimate partner conflict

Who died? The murder of collaterals related to intimate partner conflict From Violence Against Women Over recent years it has seemed far more common to read news headlines about collateral murders associated with intimate partner conflict, particularly a saddening trend … Continue reading

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Is Norway killer Anders Behring Breivik the tip of the iceberg?

The diffusion of racist violence in the Netherlands: Discourse and distance From Journal of Peace Research Currently images and reports are circulating around the globe of the televised court trial of Anders Behring Breivik, the man arrested for the July … Continue reading

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