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Lost for Life (2013) - Another Look

On 7 August 2014 I posted a review of the documentary, Lost for Life. It was a movie that I’d discovered by accident, but it looked interesting, and the subject matter – a look at five teen killers and whether they should be forgiven for their homicidal actions – was certainly compelling. 936 more words


University City man gets three life sentences for murders of ex-girlfriend, unborn baby

CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)-The man convicted of killing a Jennings woman and her unborn baby will spend the rest of his life in prison. A judge sentenced Terrance Duff, of University City, to three life sentences Friday plus 15 years. 61 more words


Life in prison for Andover man convicted of burning roommate to death

The Andover, Minnesota, man found guilty of setting his roommate on fire last year will never see the outside of a prison again.

Adam John Lilienthal was sentenced to life in prison on Friday, after having been convicted on four counts of first-degree murder in the death of the man who was renting a room from him, … 172 more words


Life Sentences

Life Sentences
by Laura Lippman

This was certainly one of those unexpected jewels. I read the book jacket and expected something completely different from what I got. 81 more words

Book Review


“When you live in a library you are constantly being solicited by good-looking texts to leave your present love for their different, more novel, pleasures.”

~ William Gass, Life Sentences

Things Read

St. Louis Circuit Attorny urging lawmakers to clarify juvenile sentencing laws

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce wants people to call state lawmakers about a broken law concerning juveniles that is harming the families of murder victims. 284 more words


The Talk about Bali 9

The other day, the day after the “Bali 9” execution, I told hubby how I felt about it. The death sentence to be precise.

I know what they did was wrong. 327 more words