Alibi, in law, a defense made by the accused in a criminal case. The word alibi is Latin for “elsewhere.” The accused tries to establish that at the time the crime was committed he or she was at some place other than where it was committed.
You've heard the stat reported by the Mother Jones team: Since 1982, there have been 62 mass shootings in America, crimes like the one that James Holmes is accused of. Only one of those shootings was carried out by a woman. Why?
Most people sentenced to death in the U.S. get at least one stay of execution. In one case, the stay came a minute too late because of a misdialed phone number. Here are 10 of the most unusual cases.