An Unexpected Criminal

The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot, by Thomas Maeder Italian criminologist Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909) believed there was an association between physical characteristics and the innate tendency of individuals toward sociopathy and criminal behaviour.  Lombroso's main idea was inspired -partly- by evolutionary and genetical studies, and proposed that certain criminals had…

Veritas Numquam Perit: When Death Talks To You

  Morgue. A Life in Death, by Dr. Vincent DiMaio and Ron Franscell Coming from ancient greek the word autopsy (αὐτοψία) -literally "to see for oneself"-  has been used since the 17th century for a surgical procedure that consists of a scrupulous examination of a dead human body to determine the cause and manner of death and…

Incarceration Nations.

A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World, by Baz Dreisinger What does losing your freedom means in Africa, Thailand, Brazil, Australia, Singapore and Norway? When an English professor, criminal educator and criminal justice activist embarks on a 2 year pilgrimage to prisons around the world what you have is an…