How Cope’s trial revealed the disturbing truths of the legal system

The Narrative.

Back in November 2001, a twelve-year-old girl, Amanda Cope, was found brutally murdered and raped in her own home, in South Carolina. Her father, Billy Wayne Cope, found her dead body in her room and called 911. He would later confess to the crime, not once but three…

Science freed Tapp from a wrongful conviction when the law didn’t.

The narrative.

This narrative begins on June 13, 1996, when 18-year old, Angie Dodge was brutally raped and murdered in her apartment in Idaho Falls. For a whole year, police struggled to find the culprit, fortunately, justice found a way.

On January 5, 1997, a local Idaho man, Benjamin Hobbs…

OPEN LETTERS

Please teach your kids to be humble because flex culture is killing us all.

Dear Parents,

I remember back in seventh grade when the “popular” kids in my class had cell phones. Blackberry, iPhone, and Samsung were the style back then. I remember watching my fellow classmates flaunt their phones every chance they got. Even though phones weren’t allowed in class, they had subtle…

Why it started, how it's fairing, and what the response has been like

Last week marks 100-days since farmers took to the streets of New Delhi to call the Modi government to act. In September 2020, Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, passed three bills regarding the farming industry without the consultation of the farmers. …

The corruption of power in Hollywood and Bollywood

Our world does not revolve around the sun, it revolves around celebrity culture. Almost all the decisions we make are directly or indirectly influenced by our favourite celebrity. Despite the fact that I am writing this article, I am no exception. And as unfortunate as it is, there are many…

It wasn’t just the inability to replicate Wakefield’s study that got his paper retracted

Many people believe that vaccines can cause autism, despite years and years of research showing otherwise. This all started after the release of a 1998 paper by Wakefield and twelve of his co-authors that claimed there was a link between autism and the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. Although…

Anittha

BSc student studying life science. A huge reader 📖 I love to write about science, mental health, history, law books, movies, and more 😁💕✍️

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