James Kopp has been indicted for the murder of Dr. Barnett Slepian. He is charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon, and first-degree reckless endangerment. If convicted, Kopp could spend life in prison.
Media Resources: The Washington Post - June 25,1999
8/29/2014 Domestic Violence Victims May Now Qualify For Asylum in the US - A recent case has opened the door for victims of domestic violence abroad to qualify for asylum in the United States.
The Justice Department's Board of Immigration Appeals ruled for the first time on Tuesday that a victim of domestic violence fit a specific criterion for asylum: persecution for membership in a particular social group. . . .