Archives for September 2012

Recap #cclivechat September 28, 2012

Our #cclivechat guest today was the lovely Natasha Phillips from Researching Reform who gave us insight in the UK Family Law Courts. Natasha Phillips is a non-practicing barrister working for pressure groups like Justice For Families, which combine political and legal policy proposals with a view to reforming the Family Justice System. She is the founder of ‘Divorce […]

Recap #cclivechat September 21, 2012

Here is the recap of #cclivechat from September 21, 2012. This #cclivechat was not planned since I expected to be tied up until later in the afternoon. I was pleasantly surprised to be dismissed early so I told you about some favourite true crime books. Books are an important part of my life. They have shaped […]

A case colder than cold: Gary Vincent Murphy

One of the tragic things in life is that we are not equal. We may wish that we are equal but we really are not. Discrimination is part of life and unfortunately, it plays a role in crime solving, in how much media attention is paid to certain cases, and in people’s reactions when they […]

Recap #cclivechat Sept 7, 2012

Today John Leake discussed the case of Duncan MacPherson with us. His book explains what happened to Duncan after he disappeared in August 1989. Duncan Alvin MacPherson (Feb 3, 1966 – Aug 9, 1989), a Canadian professional ice hockey player, went missing during a short stay in Austria. Duncan had accepted a job as a player-coach for a semi-pro hockey […]

Robert Henderson: trial starts

The trial against Jason Lee McCormick for the 1996 murder of Robert Henderson has started. Unfortunately, I must log in or buy a subscription to read the full article. Since I refuse to do that, I can only give you a bit of information. If you find full and free articles, please give me the links! From […]

Zeigler defense asks Judge Whitehead for evidentiary hearing

Zeigler defense asks Judge Whitehead for evidentiary hearing. Last Thursday, the Zeigler defense team was back in court to ask Judge Whitehead for an evidentiary hearing to explore the latest developments in the case of William Thomas Zeigler, who remains on death row in Florida. Of course, at issue were the false arrest report and the […]