John Lennon’s Killer Up For Parole, Details From the Hearing

For the seventh time, Mark David Chapman was up for parole in the killing of John Lennon. Recently, the State of New York released a transcript from his parole hearing in August 2012.  Mark David Chapman shot and killed John Continue reading

What Do We Know About Female Serial Murderers?

There has been little in-depth research about female serial murderers, perhaps because compared to males, there are relatively few. It has been estimated that 83% of serial killers are male (90% of murderers are male). This article highlights some of what Continue reading

The Rush to Diagnose The Colorado Shooter

Dave Cullen, author of the New York Times bestseller Columbine was part of a roundtable discussion this morning on MSNBC with Chris Hayes. The topic was the media coverage of the latest mass shooting. When conducting research for his book, Continue reading

Clinical Terms In The News, Related to the Colorado Shooting

In light of what many are calling the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, you will likely be hearing many reports about the clinical and psychological status of the shooter. At this time, there have been no reports about his Continue reading