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Premeditated Killers Differ Mentally From Impulsive Murderers
2013-06-29 08:48:03

The minds of premeditated murderers are quite different than those who kill impulsively, according to a new study appearing in the latest edition of the journal Criminal Justice and Behavior.

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2010-03-04 08:10:00

On the open sand plains of the Caribbean seafloor, where soft-bodied animals are routinely exposed to predators, camouflage can be key to survival.

2009-08-10 06:30:00

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2009-01-01 16:10:17

Prison officials in New Zealand said a prisoner nearing the end of his sentence for rape and murder stabbed another prisoner for frightening his cat. Corrections Association President Beven Hanlon said the attacker was living with the victim in a minimum security self-care unit at Rimutaka Prison in Wellington that was designed to help prepare long-term prisoners for release, The Dominion Post reported Thursday. Hanlon said the victim entered the shared living room in the unit Dec.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.