Nobody knows for sure who killed the woman referred to as the Black Dahlia, and that is why the case remains unsolved as of 2015. There have been numerous suspects over the years -- Dr. George Hordel, nightclub owner Mar... More » Government & Politics Crime

The Black Dahlia is a pseudonym given to Elizabeth Short, a woman who was brutally murdered in Los Angeles in 1947. This name was used in place of Short's real name as part of the news media's tendency at that time to gi... More »

Elizabeth Short, nicknamed "The Black Dahlia," was found mutilated in a vacant lot in Los Angeles, California. Her body was found by a local resident on Jan. 15, 1947. More » Government & Politics Crime Famous Crimes

As outlined by the American Bar Association, a pretrial hearing in criminal court allows the lawyers, defendants and any victims involved in the case to come before the judge and receive or share important information ab... More »

Circumstances that courts consider prior to moving a juvenile case to an adult court include the age of the minor, the person's criminal record, the offense committed, prior rehabilitation efforts, and the commitment req... More » Government & Politics Crime

As noted by the Colorado Supreme Court's Chief Justice Directive 05-01, any person can contact the local court to obtain case information, including case number, with a few exceptions. A criminal defendant can also conta... More » Government & Politics Crime

The penalty for violating probation in Florida varies depending on the circumstances of the case, according to Florida criminal trial lawyer Richard E. Hornsby. If found guilty, a judge can motion to reinstate probation,... More »