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The Benefits of ‘Binocularity’


The Case of the Evil Genius

Professor James Moriarty had only a brief literary career, but his persona looms much larger than his deeds. Criminal mastermind and archenemy of Sherlock Holmes, the professor is remembered today […]... More>


The Two Faces of Shame

Twenty-four year old Shawn Gementera was caught red-handed pilfering letters from private mailboxes along San Francisco’s Fulton Street. Mail theft is a serious crime, and it was not Gementera’s first […]... More>


Crimes and misdemeanors: Is there a slippery slope?

Vito Corleone, the mobster at the center of The Godfather saga, begins his career as a petty criminal.  A Sicilian immigrant trying to raise a family in a New York […]... More>


Is juvenile delinquency a failure of imagination?

The 1955 movie Blackboard Jungle was not great filmmaking, but it does endure as a historical curiosity. Even before a word of dialogue is spoken, the movie’s scrolling introduction makes […]... More>