The Death Penalty ~ Not Your Standard Dinner Party Conversation

I’ve been thinking a lot about the death penalty lately. It’s not something that often comes up around the dinner party table, and when it does, there are often debates on both sides of the issue. I’m guessing it’s probably …


Canada’s Most Prolific Serial Killer

Although on paper, Robert “Willie” Pickton is guilty of six second degree murders, it is possible that he is the most prolific serial killer in Canadian history. According to the Toronto Sun (in the article “Canadian cases involving dismemberment”), evidence …


Dying Declarations – When Victims Help Solve their own Murder Cases

After Casey Jones was shot, he tried to seek help by knocking on a neighbor’s door in San Bernardino, reported the Rome News-Tribune in April 1979. There was no answer so instead he dipped his finger in his own blood …


A Day in the Life of a Bailiff

“All rise…” For over three decades Mr. William Powell, Jr. has pronounced these words. Since 1979, he has served as a deputy sheriff and a Court of Common Pleas bailiff in Licking County, Ohio. In 2008, he was awarded the …