The case of State of Florida vs. Casey Marie Anthony was called “the social media trial of the century.” For those oblivious to current events, the showcase began when toddler Caylee Marie Anthony was reported missing on July 15, 2008. Her skeletal remains were found in a wooded area near her home five months later. Caylee’s mother, Casey Anthony, was indicted on charges of first degree murder, aggravated child abuse, aggravated manslaughter and found “not guilty” after a six week
Texan Declared Innocent After 30 Years in Prison
A Texas man declared innocent Tuesday after 30 years in prison had at least two chances to make parole and be set free — if only he would admit he was a sex offender. But Cornelius Dupree Jr. refused to do so, doggedly maintaining
Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty recently proposed an increase in sex offense sanctions – a measure that will double the maximum period of incarceration for First-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct offenders from 12 years to 25 years.
Gov. Pawlenty stated that sex offenders present “a very serious challenge” and “need to be kept off the street for as long as possible.”
In the last ten years, there has been a 40 percent increase in imprisoned sex offenders. Pawlenty said the