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Can Brain Science Make Criminal Justice More Humane?  Columbia UniversityAre psychopaths with damaged brains responsible for their crimes? Can neuroscience support alternative and less punitive responses to crime? These are the ...
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This serial rapist and killer who sparked fear among Raleigh women in the 1990s remains on death row  WTVD-TVIn the late 1990s, the Warehouse District was characterized by fading brick buildings, with crime, homelessness and prostitution the norm. Then in 1996, black ...
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Duty of Care and Informed Consent  Psychiatric TimesMedical malpractice, a form of professional negligence, remains a heavily criticized legal solution for ensuring patient autonomy and competent health care.
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Blurred Vision: A Shaman's Murder Uncovers the Dark Side of Ayahuasca  Men's JournalWhen a Canadian man murdered a shaman deep in the Peruvian jungle, the safety of ayahuasca, an ancient hallucinogenic brew, suddenly came into question.
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Captured Islamic State fighters pose dilemma for Western countries  The AustralianSpeaking to congress earlier this month, Joseph Votel, the outgoing head of US Central Command, warned that the Islamic State fighters and women who were ...
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Friday, March 15, 2019  Kaiser Health NewsInspectors are citing nursing facilities for violating health and safety more often than during the Obama administration. But the average fine is nearly a third lower ...
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On the Death of Guantanamo Detainee 10028  CounterPunchTorture, secret confessions and recantations, an ominous email, a mysterious death, a detainee found hanging in a recreation yard outside his cell in the middle ...
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Groomed by a grandfather  The Sydney Morning HeraldAfter noticing some odd behaviour, a couple ban their children from visiting their grandparents. What transpires two years later shocks them to the core.
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Groomed by a grandfather  The AgeAfter noticing some odd behaviour, a couple ban their children from visiting their grandparents. What transpires two years later shocks them to the core.
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Groomed by a grandfather  Sydney Morning HeraldA mother discovers that her children have been sexually abused by a close relative for years. It's the stuff of nightmares, yet such cases are frighteningly common ...

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