Crime & Punishment Archive: April, 2012

Update: Kermit Gosnell makes an appearance

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It’s been 15 months since Dr. Kermit B. Gosnell was accused of murder and related charges by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s... Read more

Deterrence and the death penalty

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The death penalty: - Deters people from committing murder. - Deters no one from committing murder. - Deters a convicted murderer... Read more

Father Doyle explains it all

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Thomas P. Doyle is a Dominican priest with a bachelor’s and five master’s degrees, a canonical lawyer with a doctorate in canon... Read more

A sentencing in the Piazza case

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A man who admitted being peripherally involved in the drug-theft conspiracy that ended with the June 27, 2009 slayings of two people at the... Read more

Danieal Kelly case prosecutor returns to court

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It was just last July when Philadelphia First Assistant District Attorney Edward McCann nailed down the last three convictions among nine people... Read more