Jodi Arias claims she killed Travis Alexander in self defense, arguing that she is a victim of domestic violence. | Corbis Images

Personal Manifestos: Never a Good Sign

If criminal history in the past few decades has been any guide, a manifesto usually isn't the hallmark of an innocent person.

April 11, 2013
9:40 AM EDT
Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber, was caught and arrest one year after the publication of his manifesto. | Corbis Images
Jared Lee Loughner had to be medicated before he could be judged competent to stand trial. | Corbis Images
Likely delusional, Jiverly Wong believed an unidentified police officer tortured him in his sleep. | Corbis Images
Chris Dorner was killed by police after an interstate manhunt. | Corbis Images
The massacre perpetrated by Seung-Hui Cho was the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. | Corbis Images
Evidence found after the shooting showed that Pekka-Eric Auvinen may have also attempted to set the school on fire. | Corbis Images
Dmitry Vinogradov's attack claimed the lives of five people in a mere 18 seconds. | Corbis Images
Although Norway doesn't have a life sentence exactly, Anders Breivik will likely spend the rest of his days behind bars. | Corbis Images