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Red Queen (Red Queen #1) by Victoria Aveyard

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Published: February 10, 2015

Graceling meets The Selection in debut novelist Victoria Aveyard’s sweeping tale of seventeen-year-old Mare, a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king’s palace. 633 more words


The thrill of being a juror

There is a very good chance that it will happen to each and every one of us at some point in our lives. You go to check the mail and there is a summons notice to report for jury duty on a particular day. 988 more words

PBC Courts to close early Friday, close Monday for Erika

The Palm Beach County courthouse will be closed Monday and will likely close an hour early Friday in preparation for a possible hit from Tropical Storm Erika. 82 more words


Federal Court Ruling Supports NSA's Phone Data Collection

(WASHINGTON) — A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the bulk collection of phone data on millions of Americans. 98 more words

Eight common myths that make the US justice system seem fairer than it is

Although we pretend otherwise, much of what we do in the law is guesswork.

In fact, much of the so-called wisdom that has been handed down to us about the workings of the legal system, and the criminal process in particular, has now been undermined by experience, legal scholarship and common sense.  1,006 more words

From the Forest of Dean to Newgate: William Probert, hanged 1825.

On 7 April 1825, William Probert stood trial at the Old Bailey, charged with stealing a mare from Ruardean, in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Probert was a native of the Forest of Dean, and although he had moved away to London years ago, for a couple of months he had been staying with his mother in Lydbrook. 1,493 more words