Inside the Minds of Men Who Murder

In his new book, TCR contributing editor David Krajicek explores the written and recorded leavings of mass killers. In this excerpt, he describes some of their common characteristics, including a “pseudocommando mindset” and “heroic revenge fantasy.”

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Why Rachael Rollins Makes Boston’s ‘Courthouse Regulars’ Nervous

Boston’s DA is under fire from critics, including the local press, for decisions that allegedly let “criminals off the hook.” In fact, she’s pursuing the vision of justice that won her election as a “progressive” prosecutor—and threatens defenders of the status quo, argues TCR’s legal columnist.

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How Miami-Dade Prosecutors Deliver a ‘Second Chance’

The success of a program aimed at making it easier for individuals to seal or expunge their criminal records is worth a closer look by skeptics in other jurisdictions, Miami-Dade’s state attorney and her chief of staff write in a joint essay.

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Does Reform Matter? The Hopelessness of a Life Sentence

The recent suicide of a Pennsylvania inmate who became an award-winning author while serving life underlines the frustration felt by many prisoners whose efforts to show they have changed fall on deaf ears, writes a TCR columnist who has been imprisoned since the age of 14.

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