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Salem Falls: Not the trial you would expect

With the word “Salem” in the title, anyone would automatically assume witches. And that is kind of why I picked it up, besides the fact that I love Jodi Picoult’s writing. 639 more words

Book Review

Judge To Rape Victim: 'Why Couldn't You Just Keep Your Knees Together?'

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A Canadian judge is currently under probe for some taunting comments he made against a rape victim during a court trial in 2014. 426 more words

Law & Society

Ex-President Of A Chinese Hospital Arraigned In Court For Bribery Worth Millions Of Dollars.

An ex-president general of a prestigeous hospital in Yunnan province, China has been tried today amid allegations of bribery and corruption. The accused is said to have abused his position while in charge of affairs at the hospital, accepting an estimated 116 million yuan ($17.5 million) bribes in property, and a total of $80,000 in cash. 415 more words

Law & Society

Contact lenses, court trials and creativity in marketing

Sometimes things can get a little hairy in the wonderful world of eyewear.

It was announced this week that the Federal Trade Commission is suing 1-800-CONTACTS. 144 more words

Fashion Eyewear

Lawyer Defends Amish Mom Accused of Giving 14-Year-Old Daughter to Man: This Is About 'Difference in Culture'

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People Magazine

Harriet Sokmensuer | August 4, 2016

The attorney for Savilla Stoltzfus, the Pennsylvania woman charged with endangering the welfare of a child for allegedly “gifting” her then-14-year-old daughter to a man who allegedly impregnated her twice, tells PEOPLE his client had good intentions and that “differences in culture is what this case is about.” 58 more words

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Pennsylvania Man Allegedly Found with 12 Girls in Home Will Stand Trial, Judge Rules

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People Magazine

Harriet Sokmensuer | August 3, 2016

A Pennsylvania judge ruled Tuesday that Lee Kaplan, the Festerville man arrested in June after police allegedly rescued 12 girls from his home, will stand trial for sexual assault and related charges, PEOPLE confirms. 124 more words

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Sexually abused Amish teen girl was 'gifted' by parents to family's financial backer, court hears

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International Business Times

Paul Wright | August 3, 2016

A couple from Pennsylvania are to stand trial after being accused of giving away their 14-year-old daughter to a man 33 years her senior after he helped saved them from financial ruin. 80 more words

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