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  • Man who allegedly raped, killed O.C. teen 25 years ago extradited

     
    Daniel Edward McDermott, 44, faces on felony count of special circumstances murder during the commission of a rape, with a maximum penalty of life in state prsion without the possibility of parole if he's convicted, according to a statement from the...
  • Man who wanted Christmas video of ex-girlfriend's murder get 31 years

     
    Mark Alan Jarosik, 46, was found guilty by a jury in October of two felony counts of forcible rape, one felony count each of solicitation to commit murder and attempted murder with premediation and deliberation, two misdemeanor counts of attempting to...
  • Innocence Project responds to Anita Alvarez' response to `60 Minutes'

     
    Innocence Project co-director Peter Neufeld has emailed me his response to the open letter Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez sent to complain about a report on last Sunday's broadcast about false confessions in Chicago: What I am most concerned.....
  • Todd Akin's remarks on rape may help clarify the abortion debate

    Todd Akin's remarks on rape may help clarify the abortion debate
    Like any sentient person, I was appalled by Missouri Republican Congressman Todd Akin's comments about "legitimate rape." I was shocked by the Limbaugh-ian proportions of his ignorance about the female reproductive system ("in cases of legitimate rape,...
  • Orange County judge’s rape remarks mirror Todd Akin's

     
    In saying that a rape victim's sexual assault was only "technical" because the female body "shuts down" when attacked, an Orange County judge admonished by a state agency expressed a scientifically discredited viewpoint that recently sank the campaign...
  • 5 LAPD officers investigated in mother's death; family wants answers

     
    The grandmother of a woman who died after a confrontation with Los Angeles police officers is demanding answers as LAPD Chief Charlie Beck promised a full investigation. "I take all in-custody death investigations very seriously," Beck said in a...
  • Oh, your Akin eyes -- a Todd Akin reader

     
    Like Akin, (presumptive GOP vice-presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Paul) Ryan is a co-sponsor of the “Sanctity of Human Life Act,” a so-called personhood measure that defines life as beginning at “fertilization, cloning or its...
  • Judge who said rape victim 'didn't put up a fight' later apologizes

     
    A longtime Newport Beach judge who said that a rape victim “didn’t put up a fight” and that her sexual assault was only “technical” apologized for his remarks when confronted by a state agency. Superior Court Judge Derek G....
  • Judge who said rape victim should have 'put up a fight' is rebuked

     
    The state agency that monitors judicial misconduct has publicly admonished an Orange County judge, saying his remarks in a sexual assault case breached judicial ethics and created an impression of bias against the victim....
  • Judge's comments on women's bodies and rape assailed

     
    Orange County Superior Court Judge Derek G. Johnson has been admonished by the Commission on Judicial Performance for remarks in a sexual assault case. “In the commission’s view, the judge’s remarks reflected outdated, biased and...
  • Overturned rape conviction: Time for laws to be updated? [Talk back]

     
    Is a man who enters a sleeping woman's dark bedroom and tricks her into having sex by impersonating her boyfriend guilty of rape? According to a state appeals court, no. But if she had been a married woman? Yes. The......
  • Assembly speaker introduces bill to close legal loophole in rape cases

     
    Assembly Speaker John A. Perez (D-Los Angeles) has joined with a Republican lawmaker to introduce legislation that would close a legal loophole that led a state appeals court to overturn the rape conviction of a California man. Citing a 19th......