As you know, a couple weeks ago, there was a shooting at a historic African-American church in South Carolina. A young Caucasian man killed nine African-American men and women. This was ruled a hate crime. Every state has their own laws against hate crimes and resulting...

The 2013 Vanderbilt rape case has attracted nationwide attention: four college football players were arrested and charged for the rape of a female student. Two men went to trial first but just recently, the judge declared a mistrial. The two men were allowed to post...

You might think that celebrities are given a more lax treatment in jail, but that is certainly not the case. Celebrities face the same consequences as other offenders. In recent news, rapper Rick Ross was arrested for assault and kidnapping. He was denied bail, even though...

If you’ve ever been arrested and bailed out of jail, be grateful. People who cannot afford bail face a harsh reality that we hope no one will ever have to endure. Being in jail is about survival. Jails are filled with dangerous, intimidating criminals. And not...

Young, beautiful, social, and successful. She was thoroughly enjoying her life, as it seemed as picture perfect as possible. Then one day, she was arrested (for a crime we will not discuss, as it could be anything between not paying tickets to murder). Sitting in...