Abduction, in law, the act of removing a person by force or by fraud from the protection or custody of a husband, parent, or legal guardian. The term may be used as a synonym for kidnapping. The term abduction can also apply to the taking of a child, without permission of a parent who has legal custody of the child, by a parent who does not have legal custody. The legal definition of abduction varies from state to state.
Few incidents shaped the U.S. civil rights movement more than the brutal death of Emmett Till. What other murders have sent shock waves through the public psyche?
Does the mere mention of a criminal record invoke thoughts of something sinister to you? As it turns out, having a criminal record in the United States isn't as uncommon as it once was.