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Before Getting A Driver’s License in Sierra Leone, You Need to Buy A Board Game Called “The Driver’s Way”

Sierra Leone, officially known as the Republic of Sierra Leone, and colloquially as Salone, is a country on West Africa’s southwest coast. It is bounded to the southeast by Liberia, and the northern half of the country is surrounded by Guinea. But did you know that they have a peculiar way of applying for a …

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Defrauding Innkeeper

What is Defrauding an Innkeeper?

There are numerous types of theft crime statutes in California, including California Penal Code 537, making it a crime to defraud an innkeeper. These types of charges may even result in a felony offense, depending on the total value of the theft. But do you know what does Defrauding an Innkeeper mean?  Anyone who obtains …

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Linda Darby

What Did Linda Darby Do?

Linda Darby, a Boyd County native, was sentenced to life in imprisonment after being convicted for her husband’s murder in 1970. But what happened after her conviction? Linda Darby poisoned, shot, and burned her husband’s body in 1970. She escaped prison two years into a life sentence. She began a quiet life as Linda McElroy …

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CSI

What is the CSI Effect? 

The American television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation originally aired in October 2000 and has gained popularity over the years because of its exaggerated portrayal of forensic science that truly captivated the viewer. Which leads us to the question: what exactly is the CSI Effect? Due to CSI’s influence, many jurors have started to request …

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Christopher Knight

What is the Story About Christopher Knight?

When a person decides to go off the grid and live in isolation for an extended amount of time, there might be some underlying mental health concern that needs to be addressed. This kind of reclusive behavior was evident in serial killers like Robert Christian Hansen. But have you heard of Christopher Knight and how …

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Kids for Cash

What is the “Kids for Cash” Scandal?

Most states in America allow juveniles from the age of eight to be sent to jail, but only for very rare cases. However, in other states, there is no age limit at all. The decision is often left to the judges. But in 2009 a scandal was revealed that definitely shocked the justice system of …

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William whipple

Did William Whipple Free His Own Slave?

American Founding Father and one of the signatories of the United States Declaration of Independence, William Whipple, represented New Hampshire as a member of the Continental Congress from 1776 through 1779. But did you know that Whipple was also one of the first people to free his own slave? One of the 56 signatories of …

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How Much Does it Cost to Renounce Your US Citizenship?

The process under federal law by which a US citizen or national can voluntarily or intentionally give up that status and become an alien with respect to the United States is called Relinquishment of United States nationality. How much does it cost to push through with the process? When you renounce your citizenship, you are …

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