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A look into the interdiction and sentencing of some of history's most infamous killers and criminals. Delve into the cases that have haunted headlines for decades and those left in the shadows of the justice system. Listen closely as you may find a new perspective on justice that, at times, you may be surprised you agree with. Join your hosts Lisa and Matt while they answer the age old question, "Does the punishment fit the crime?"

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A look into the interdiction and sentencing of some of history's most infamous killers and criminals. Delve into the cases that have haunted headlines for decades and those left in the shadows of the justice system. Listen closely as you may find a new perspective on justice that, at times, you may be surprised you agree with. Join your hosts Lisa and Matt while they answer the age old question, "Does the punishment fit the crime?"

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Interesting cases. Love these two. But Matt speak up! Sometimes I can barely hear you.
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Eye for an Eye

Latest release on Mar 22, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Horrors in Happy Valley- 40- Jerry Sandusky

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Join Lisa, Matt, and Special Guest John Ryan as they wrap up season one and unravel the deepest rooted scandal in the history of the NCAA.

*Please note all opinions in the show are solely in regards to the specific case we are discussing in this episode*

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Enjoy todays show? Don't forget to rate (those 5 stars are waiting to be clicked), review, subscribe and tell your friends! Want in on the discussion?Join uson our Facebook page or  group, Instagram @eyeforeyepod, twitter @eyeforeyepod or shoot us an email at eyeforeyepod@gmail.comand let us know your thoughts- does the punishment fit the crime?

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Cover Art Created by: Rachel Gregorino, dollbambino@gmail.com

Music:Garage Band Sample Mix

Opuzz - Tunnel of Sadness (Lite Trax - Moods and Emotions)

 National Sexual Assault Hotline800-656-HOPENational Child Abuse Hotline- 1-800-422-4453The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

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Oct 26 2018

2hr 38mins

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Rank #2: A Rainbow of Lies- Episode 22- Casey Anthony

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Join Lisa, Matt, and Host of Changing Hearts and Minds Podcast, Jeff, as we dive into this dumpster fire case that left the nation with more questions than answers. Everyone has an opinion on this case...was the ultimate injustice served or did the defense get it right? Let us know what you think...did the punishment fit the crime?

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Apr 12 2018

2hr 8mins

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Rank #3: Mag-nott-a Good Dude- Episode 5- Luka Magnotta

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On May 25, 2012 a snuff film depicting the most disgusting things imaginable went viral. On May 29, 2012 a package containing a left foot was delivered to the national headquarters of the Conservative party of Canada. On June 5, 2012, a package containing a right foot was delivered to St. George's School. Another package containing a right hand to False Creek Elementary School in Vancouver.  Join Lisa and Matt as they recount this insane case.

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Oct 26 2017

1hr 34mins

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Rank #4: Downloading Nancy- Episode 14- Sharon Lopatka

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Join Lisa and Matt as they download the case that caused confusion and debate among many, the case of Sharon Lopatka. This episode made us beg the question, how can anyone know when dark, insidious fantasies are slowly creeping into the realm of reality...Should there be censorships on chat rooms and forums when the subject matter is "Necrophilia" or "Cannibalism" ? Could these type of forums actually be taming would-be offenders or could they be handing guidelines to those feeding an insatiable fantasy? 

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Feb 06 2018

1hr 34mins

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Rank #5: Lover, Stalker, Killer- Episode 17- The Shana Grice Story

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The most dangerous period in an abusive relationship is when the victim of the abuse leaves their abuser...
Join Lisa and Matt as they unpack the horrendously frustrating case of Shana Grice. When Michael Lane started showing signs of abusive behavior, Shana Grice was quick to leave him behind... and ended up having deadly consequences. This case has supposedly inspired change on the way police handle stalking cases in the UK...Let us know what you think...does the punishment fit the crime? 

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Mar 08 2018

46mins

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Rank #6: The Girl in the Box- 39- Colleen Stan

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Imagine being locked in a coffin-like box for 23 hours a day for seven years. This nightmare was Colleen Stans reality. As unfathomable as it is, that wasn't the part of this case that had people talking the most....

Join Lisa and Matt as they go over Colleen Stans kidnapping, the idea of Stockholm's Syndrome, the power of  brain washing and ultimately, whether or not Colleen's captors punishment fit their crimes.

Be sure to go checkout Killafornia Dreaming for more information on the unsolved case that played at the top of the show!

*Please note all opinions in the show are solely in regards to the specific case we are discussing in this episode*

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Enjoy todays show? Don't forget to rate (those 5 stars are waiting to be clicked), review, subscribe and tell your friends! Want in on the discussion?Join uson our Facebook page or  group, Instagram @eyeforeyepod, twitter @eyeforeyepod or shoot us an email at eyeforeyepod@gmail.comand let us know your thoughts- does the punishment fit the crime?

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Cover Art Created by: Rachel Gregorino, dollbambino@gmail.com

Music:Garage Band Sample Mix

Opuzz - Tunnel of Sadness (Lite Trax - Moods and Emotions)

Sources https://allthatsinteresting.com/colleen-stan-the-girl-in-the-boxhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kidnapping_of_Colleen_Stanhttps://www.ranker.com/list/facts-about-the-girl-in-the-box/cat-mcauliffehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hitchhikinghttp://criminalminds.wikia.com/wiki/Cameron_and_Janice_Hooker

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Oct 14 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #7: From Star Athlete to Convicted Murderer- Episode 33- The Aaron Hernandez Story

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Setting and breaking all kind of athletic records, Aaron Hernandez was known as a beast on the football field. Unfortunately, this term of endearment would come to have a very different meaning for Aaron. Was Aaron Hernandez a troubled man who was a product of his circumstances or could numerous head injuries be solely to blame?

Join Lisa and Matt as they recount the tragic rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez. What happened to Odin Lloyd and who was responsible? Could CTE have played a key role in this tragic tale? And most of all...did the punishment fit the crime?

*Please note all opinions in the show are solely in regards to the specific case we are discussing in this episode*

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Want in on the discussion?

Join uson our Facebookpage or  group, Instagram @eyeforeyepod, twitter @eyeforeyepod or shoot us an email at eyeforeyepod@gmail.comand let us know your thoughts- does the punishment fit the crime?

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-8255If youre feeling suicidal for any reason, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides crisis intervention and free emotional support via a 24/7 national hotline as well as an option for live chat online. Free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 1-800-950-6264Available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, the NAMI helpline staff can answer a variety of questions about mental health disorders, treatment, support groups, and education, and can also refer you to vocational support and legal services if needed.

Cover Art Created by: Rachel Gregorino, dollbambino@gmail.com

Music:Garage Band Sample MixOpuzz - Tunnel of Sadness (Lite Trax - Moods and Emotions)

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Hernandezhttp://bleacherreport.com/articles/2734460-aaron-hernandezs-former-fiancee-files-suit-vs-nfl-patriots-amid-cte-claimshttps://edition.cnn.com/2015/04/15/us/aaron-hernandez-verdict/http://www.tmz.com/2018/03/17/aaron-hernandez-gay-tortured-secret-uncovered-oxygen/

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Jul 25 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #8: Hooters with a Side of Homicide- Episode 32- Erika and BJ Sifrit

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When gasoline meets a lit match, fire is imminent. That’s the dynamic Erika and BJ Sifrit had. The question wasn't whether or not these two committed a heinous crime, but more so, which one pulled the trigger?

Join Lisa and Matt as they unpack all sides of the story t0 unveil whether or not Erika and BJ's punishments fit their crime and help decipher who was the match and who was the gasoline? Also be sure to tag along as they try and figure out why Erika had such an obsession with Hooters merchandise and how that obsession ultimately led them to be charged with a double homicide.

*Please note all opinions in the show are solely in regards to the specific case we are discussing in this episode*

Be sure to check out our sponsor for todays show True Crime Magazine. Enjoy 40% off of your purchase with code EYEFOREYE

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Tired of Ads? Want to support our show?

Please consider supporting Eye for an Eye with as little as $1 a month via patreon.com/eyeforeyepod

Enjoy todays show? Don't forget to rate, review, subscribe and tell your friends! Want in on the discussion?Join uson our Facebook page or  group, Instagram @eyeforeyepod, twitter @eyeforeyepod or shoot us an email at eyeforeyepod@gmail.comand let us know your thoughts- does the punishment fit the crime?

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National Domestic Violence Hotline- 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)- phone and chat services are available to anyone who has been affected by relationship abuse, including those who are currently in abusive relationships, those who are working to heal, friends or family of victims and survivors and anyone in the community who has questions about domestic violence. They have the ability to provide phone services in more than 200 languages.

Cover Art Created by: Rachel Gregorino, dollbambino@gmail.com

Music:Garage Band Sample Mix

Opuzz - Tunnel of Sadness (Lite Trax - Moods and Emotions)

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Jul 09 2018

46mins

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Rank #9: Death and Texters- Episode 3- Michelle Carter

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In 2014, 18-year old Conrad Roy III was found deceased inside of his truck from carbon monoxide poisoning. Although on the outside this seemed to be a clinically depressed young man who died by suicide of his own volition, the text messages on his phone seemed to tell a very different story. Join us as we take a deep dive into those text messages found on Conrad's phone and discuss if his death by suicide was really the result of something much more sinister-and of course, punishable by law.  

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Oct 10 2017

1hr 48mins

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Rank #10: Evil Genius Unveiled Part One- Episode 35-Brian Wells

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On the afternoon of August 28, 2003, a local pizza delivery man, Brian Wells,  set out to deliver two large pizzas. What started as a typical delivery, ended up becoming one of the most shocking criminal cases that the town of Erie PA has ever seen.

Join Lisa, Matt and their special guest host Jeff,  as they break down truly one of the most bizarre criminal cases to date. When this case broke, investigators were left with more questions than answers. Noone  could have ever expected what was to come... Was Brian Wells an innocent victim or was he an accomplice of a truly evil genius?

 *Please note all opinions in the show are solely in regards to the specific case we are discussing in this episode*

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Enjoy todays show? Don't forget to rate, review, subscribe and tell your friends! Want in on the discussion?Join uson our Facebook page or  group, Instagram @eyeforeyepod, twitter @eyeforeyepod or shoot us an email at eyeforeyepod@gmail.comand let us know your thoughts- does the punishment fit the crime?

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Cover Art Created by: Rachel Gregorino, dollbambino@gmail.com

Music:Garage Band Sample Mix

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Brian_Wells

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evil_Genius_(TV_series)

http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/feature/a857772/evil-genius-netflix-explained-questions-theories/

https://www.yourtango.com/2018313587/who-is-brian-wells-new-details-about-victim-evil-genius-netflix

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Aug 15 2018

1hr 36mins

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Rank #11: Spitfirin' Byron- Episode 12- Byron David Smith

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Imagine you are sitting in your home and two people break in...your home has been burglarized upwards of a half a dozen times before...you have had thousands of dollars stolen, important relics of your families history, jewelry, and most alarming, firearms stolen...you have reported the prior breaks to the police to no avail...what would you do? Join your hosts Lisa and Matt as they weed through all the layers of a quintessential "Eye for an Eye" case. If you liked todays show, don't forget to rate/review!

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Jan 22 2018

1hr 42mins

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Rank #12: Trouble in Paradise- Episode 6- Heather Mack

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Join Lisa and Matt as they recount the horrifying details that turned a mother-daughter vacation in paradise into a living nightmare. Listen to Heather Mack herself tell two different accounts of what happened the morning of August 13th. Is she trying to save her boyfriends reputation or is she finally telling the truth? Does the justice system favor the wealthy? And finally.... Does the punishment fit the crime? 

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Nov 02 2017

1hr 28mins

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Rank #13: We Have Binions of Questions- Episode 21-Ted Binion Murder

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When a wealthy U.S. gambling executive with a history of drug and alcohol abuse is found dead in his Las Vegas home- police believe it is an open and shut case death by suicide... However, with the probing of Ted Binion's family the case is reopened and we are left with BINIONS of questions.. Join Lisa, Matt, and Special Guest Host Rae (Host and Creator of Anxious Antix Podcast which you can find here) as we head on over to the Sin City to try and dig up answers to this case that baffled many. 

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Apr 04 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #14: C.. I.. Can't Even Believe This Happened- Episode 25- Rachel Hoffman

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Given the opportunity to significantly reduce or even get rid of potential jail time in turn for helping cops perform high risk drug busts...would you do it? Join Lisa and our Guest Host Kara as we try and make sense of how the events on May 7th 2008 took a turn for the absolute worst. Rachel Hoffman was not the low life criminal the media so desperately made her out to be. Rachel is somebodies daughter, is somebodies friend. What happened to Rachel CAN and HAS happened to many others.

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May 11 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #15: Ain't your average Teddy Bear- Episode 18- Ted Bundy

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Join Lisa, Matt, and special guest Kara as we go over a monster who was so shameless that he would dig through garbage for hardcore porn magazines, such a dickwad that he was the OG "ghost-er," and just an overall deplorable human trash bag that was responsible for 35+ heinous murders of young women. You may be surprised on our answer to "does the punishment fit the crime?"...let us know what you think...was justice served? **Trigger Warning Time Stamp: 29:00 -47:00....**

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Mar 14 2018

2hr 23mins

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Rank #16: There Has Been Sharper Crayons- Episode 29- Tia Sharp

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When twelve year old Tia Sharp was reported missing by her grandma, suspicions regarding her disappearance quickly arose.  Over eighty police officers were assigned to the search, and 800 hours of CCTV footage were collected to find the missing girl. Unfortunately, on August 10th everyones worst fear was realized- Tia had been murdered.

Join Lisa, Matt, and our special guest and dear friend to the show, Melissa, as we discover what happened to little Tia and who all would be held responsible for this henious crime. We also discuss at length how eye for an eye should be met for someone charged with "wasting police time"

Enjoy todays show? Don't forget to rate, review, subscribe and tell your friends!

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Please consider supporting Eye for an Eye with as little as $1 a month via patreon.com/eyeforeyepod

Want in on the discussion?Join uson our Facebook page or  group, Instagram @eyeforeyepod, twitter @eyeforeyepod or shoot us an email at eyeforeyepod@gmail.com and let us know your thoughts- does the punishment fit the crime?

Don’t forget to check out Murder.ly if you would like to hear other amazing True Crime Podcasts

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*Please note all opinions in the show are solely in regards to the specific case we are discussing and not blanket statements*

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 National Sexual Assault Hotline800-656-HOPE

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-8255If you’re feeling suicidal for any reason, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides crisis intervention and free emotional support via a 24/7 national hotline as well as an option for live chat online. Free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 1-800-950-6264Available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, the NAMI helpline staff can answer a variety of questions about mental health disorders, treatment, support groups, and education, and can also refer you to vocational support and legal services if needed.

National Child Abuse Hotline- 1-800-422-4453The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

Cover Art Created by: Rachel Gregorino, dollbambino@gmail.com

Music:Garage Band Sample Mix

Opuzz - Tunnel of Sadness (Lite Trax - Moods and Emotions)

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Jun 22 2018

58mins

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Rank #17: Steak, Lobster Tail, Apple Pie, Vanilla Ice Cream and 7-Up- Episode 36- Ronnie Lee Gardner

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With a last meal of steak, lobster tail, apple pie, vanilla ice cream and 7-Up, followed by a 48-hour fast while watching The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Ronnie Lee Gardner seemingly was at peace with his fate. He was to die by firing squad- a method that had last been used 14 years prior.

Join Lisa and Matt as they recount the troubled life and controversal death of Ronnie Lee Gardner and whether or not we have a justice system set up to punish or rehabilitate. Should Ronnie Lee Gardner have been sentenced to death...did the punishment fit the crime?

*Please note all opinions in the show are solely in regards to the specific case we are discussing in this episode*

Tired of Ads? Want to support our show?

Please consider supporting Eye for an Eye with as little as $1 a month via patreon.com/eyeforeyepod

Enjoy todays show? Don't forget to rate, review, subscribe and tell your friends! Want in on the discussion?Join uson our Facebook page or  group, Instagram @eyeforeyepod, twitter @eyeforeyepod or shoot us an email at eyeforeyepod@gmail.comand let us know your thoughts- does the punishment fit the crime?

Don’t forget to check out Murder.ly if you would like to hear other amazing True Crime Podcasts

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Aug 31 2018

1hr 21mins

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Rank #18: Necrophilia Part One- Episode 24- Deviant Desires Series

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PART ONE. Join your hosts Lisa, Matt, and Canadian-bestselling author, criminologist and profiler specializing in abnormal homicide and sex crimes, Lee Mellor as we crack open the casket and discuss one of the most well recognized paraphilia- necrophilia. Not only do we discuss different subsets of necrophilia, but we take a look at some cases and the (lack of) laws surrounding those accused of having intercourse with corpses. The law begs the question...should cadavers be considered human at all?

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Apr 29 2018

1hr 20mins

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Rank #19: Just Say You're Sorry!- Episode 19- Justine Winter

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You fight with your high school boyfriend. You threaten to crash your car if you can't be with him. Through tears you begin accelerating your car...then...the unthinkable happens.... Join Lisa and Matt as they use telekinesis to beg Justine Winter to JUST SAY SHE IS SORRY. Could text messages be used for to solidify a conviction? We want to know what you think--did the punishment fit the crime? Please consider supporting Eye for an Eye with as little as $1 a month via patreon.com/eyeforeyepod

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Mar 20 2018

38mins

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Rank #20: We'd Really Rather N-Otty- Episode 20- Otty Sanchez

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Postpartum psychosis is a rare psychiatric emergency in which symptoms of high mood and racing thoughts (mania), depression, severe confusion, loss of inhibition, paranoia, hallucinations and delusions set in, beginning suddenly in the first two weeks after childbirth. Of the women who develop a postpartum psychosis, research has suggested that there is approximately a 4% infanticide rate associated with the illness...Unfortunately, Otty Sanchez is part of this statistic..

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Mar 27 2018

1hr 16mins

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