Charissa Koh

Charissa is a reporter for WORLD.

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‘Everything has changed’

Community | Sutherland Springs: A Texas community’s life after death
by Charissa Koh
Posted 11/05/18, 09:38 am

On the last Saturday of October, residents of Sutherland Springs, Texas, gathered for the annual Old Town Day parade. As in past years, the parade included a fire truck and ambulance, men and women on horseback, and local politicians riding in cars decorated with campaign signs.

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Christian nonfiction

by Charissa Koh
Posted 10/11/18, 03:46 pm

She’s Got the Wrong Guy: Why Smart Women Settle 

Deepak Reju

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A chance of restoration

Compassion | Colorado’s high court defends a law allowing inmates convicted as juveniles to be resentenced
by Charissa Koh & Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/26/18, 05:43 pm

The Colorado Supreme Court last week upheld a law allowing state courts to resentence inmates who received life sentences without parole as juveniles.

A Colorado district attorney challenged the 2016 law, which created a distinction in resentencing for a handful of state prison inmates serving a life sentence for felony murder. The felony murder rule allows a defendant to be charged with first-degree murder for a killing that occurs during a dangerous felony, even if the killing was unintentional.

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