In preparation for trial, Ken Anderson had immersed himself in the details of the case. The district attorney knew he was up against formidable opponents: both defense attorneys had impressive track records, and Allison had been one of Anderson’s own law professors. Addressing the five-man, seven-woman jury that morning, the district attorney laid out the state’s theory of the case, arguing that on the night of his birthday, Michael had worked himself into a rage after Christine rejected his advances. “He had rented a videotape, a very sexually explicit videotape, and he viewed that sexually explicit videotape, and he got madder and madder,” Anderson said. “He got some sort of blunt object, probably a club, and he took that club and he went
“Man's goodness is a flame that can be hidden, but never extinguished.” Nelson Mandela. In the story “The Outcasts of Poker Flats”, by Brett Harte, there’s a group of people whose names are John Oakhurst, Mother Shipton, the Duchess, and Uncle Billy. To many they are disgraceful and horrible people who only care about themselves but I believe that there’s something called hidden goodness in everyone, no matter how horrible they may be. John Oakhurst is a gambler who many believe is malevolent, but is actually a kind man. John Oakhurst played a game of poker with a young man and won the entire pot.
He leans towards the knight in green, shifting his weight onto his left foot. Although it is a slight motion, it registers in the viewer’s eye. This depicts him as an active, rather than passive, court member. By this miniature’s account, Charles the Bold practices to become the Duke of Burgundy by engaging in court life, even though he is only twelve years of age in this image. In case the miniature too subtly depicts Charles’ involvement in Burgundian politics, the heraldry on the borders clarifies any doubts.
He has a friendly but paranoid demeanor to his personality, and he is loved by his second 'family ', which is just Greasers. Last but not least, Dallas or 'Dally ' Winston. He is a typical bad boy in the novel, and most young adults or girls like guys like him because he 's wild and very flirtatious. He 's a tuff guy with a lot of pent up anger, but he rarely takes it out on his buddies unless they made him angry. People may like other characters in The Outsiders, but these three boys seemed to be liked the most for their different personalities.
Draft Paper In the documentary film, “Kids for Cash”, Robert May shows his audience the horrors of the Luzerne County justice system. He uses imagery, appeals to logos and pathos, personal experiences and anecdotes to support his claim. Robert May made this documentary to show the world that the government needs to make sure that even minors have a fair trial and justice before being incarcerated. In a scandal, named “Kids for Cash” by the press and reporters, Judge Ciavarella sentenced thousands of kids to two private juvenile facilities for payment. After the briefest of hearings, - the average length was four minutes – the kids were dispatched to the detention centers in which the judges had financial interests (source 4, page 2).
At Devon, Leper is an outcast who Gene befriends again because no one else seems to understand him but gene. This shows how although Gene has swayed emotions, underneath all he is a good person who doesn't mind taking another friend even if it means he is viewed differently for being around Leper. Along with that after braking Finny’s leg and finding out Finny will never play sports again, Gene wishes he had been the one to break his leg. Further showing how at heart Gene is a good friend. Gene’s widespread personality lead to him acquiring a diverse description, including jealousy, self preservation, over analysing, but friendly
He loses the case because of racial prejudices, but he hurts the pride of the Ewell family. Jem and Scout are fascinated by Boo Radley, a man who lives in solitude, and even though he seems very scary to the children, he ends up saving them from the wrath of an angry Mr. Ewell. Atticus is very understanding of human nature, unprejudiced regardless of race, and he is a good father by teaching his kids important values that everyone should learn from and live by.
When Yance returns back to his neighbor in Chicago he is place on house arrest for four months. This is the chance to see if shock incarceration really does help Yance. Four months has passed and Yance is off of house arrest he is seen in a scene writing a resume for a job interview and getting dressed in slacks and shirt. Some of the jodies he learned while in boot camp he sings while getting ready to give him confidence for the job interviews. Yance see someone he use to work for on the streets also offers him and old job back selling drugs.
Eight of the nine boys were sentenced to death even after medical evidence had proved that they had not raped the women on the train. The case was then appealed and retried for the Alabama Supreme Court. This trial resulted in seven of the eight boys being convicted again with one boy being let off because he was younger. This trial, Powell v. Alabama, shaped the way juries are selected since the Scottsboro Boys had originally been given a biased jury. The case was then sent back down to lower courts in Alabama to go on trial again.
Due to George Washington’s lack of confidence and acute awareness of what people thought of him; he cared very deeply about how he was perceived. Washington always acted in an exemplary manner as to draw attention from his shortcomings and highlight his assets, and it was due to this that Washington maintained an immaculate reputation. “Washington had earned his reputation, his “character,” as a moral hero, and he did not want to dissipate it.” (Page 8) Not only did Washington care deeply about his reputation in general, but he took great pride in his impeccable character. George Washington is still regarded as having one of the strongest and distinguished characters in American history. While his near illiteracy and limited military conquests may have been looked down upon by other influential men of the time, they all seemed to have great respect for Washington due to his
Prosecutors also say that he was engaged in a scheme to conceal his earnings that amounted to millions of dollars from the IRS. They reported that DMX received millions from the songs he produced. He was able to avoid paying his taxes by creating accounts under different names and often paid large amounts of his expenses in cash. DMX planned on evading his taxes by not setting up any personal bank accounts. According to U.S. Attorney, Joon H. Kim, DMX even declined to tape the TV show, Celebrity Couples Therapy until they issued him a check without withholding taxes.
He pushed the false memory out of his mind. Often he was troubled with these false memories. They didn’t hold any importance to him, as he knows what they are and how he can stop them. He resumed his chess game in the Chestnut Tree Cafe, but then a piercing trumpet call cracked through the air. Everybody in town knew what that meant, victory.
Dally helped convey one of the most important themes in the book; he looks mean and tough, but he has a heart and cares deeply about Johnny. Dally was careless with his actions. He was a bit reckless, and seemed to live as if he had nothing to lose. After Johnny died, he truly had nothing to lose. He was resourceful.
When it comes to authority, most people are silent rebels. “‘You’ve got everything to lose from this, Atticus. I mean everything.’ ‘Do you think so?’”(Lee 18). Atticus is not a loud man but he is someone that should not be crossed. Atticus knows what he does and does not like, the same goes for his children although they are more forceful about it than Atticus.
First of all,I 'm going to tell you who Jimmy Valentine is. He is a guy that cracks safes. He was put in jail for four years, but only served four months. Then he decided to move out of town. When he moved he saw a pretty girl that he liked and decided to give up his job and get a different job and he was going to get married.