On February 26,2012, a seventeen year old by the name of Trayvon Martin was walking home from the store. As he was headed home a man spotted him from his window his name was George Zimmerman. Zimmerman called the cops and told them it was a suspicious guy walking through the neighborhood. Trayvon was wearing a hoodie he was slowly walking because of the rain and he was black. Zimmerman then told the police that Trayvon was looking around at all the houses and hes looking at him. The dispatcher that they were going to send an officer over. Zimmerman became impatient he went outside and started following Trayvon. Trayvon who was on the phone with his friend told her "that there was a man walking behind him" she told Trayvon to run which he did. Zimmerman who is still on the phone with the dispatcher tells them that hes running the dispatcher tells Zimmerman to not chase him but Zimmerman does. Zimmerman chases him down and Trayvon confronts him. "Why are you following me" Zimmerman asks Trayvon " What are you doing around here" Based on the reports there were two different stories. Next thing that happened Trayvon and Zimmerman were tassling on the ground. Zimmerman than shots Trayvon which a neighbor witness. Zimmerman says it was in self defense. An officer arrived at the scene in less than a few minutes where he seen Zimmerman standing by Trayvon 's body. Trayvon
The Black Dahlia murder was made into a movie. Elizabeth Short came to hollywood to become a movie actress. She was 22 at the time of her murder and she was from massachusetts and her case was never solved. The mystery of The Black Dahlia murder can be summed up into two theories: The killer was Dr. George Hodel and the killer was Leslie Dillon.
Tamron Hall was born September 16, 1970 in Lulling, Texas. She is the daughter of Mary Newton and stepfather Clarence Newton. Her stepfather was in the military. During her early childhood, she loved acting and doing things that got her the place she has in life now. Her stepfather is who inspired her to be journalist. Her parents divorced when she was just 8 years old.
The State of Florida vs. Casey Marie Anthony who did not report her missing daughter Caylee Marie Anthony for 31 days. It was the maternal grandmother Cindy who reported in a 9-11 call and said that she had not seen Caylee for 31 days and that Casey’s car smelled like there had been a dead body inside it. A utility worker found Caylee’s remains in a wooden area. A high profile case captivated the nation. The prosecution and defence lawyers have agreed upon only one thing that is the juries are invariably unpredictable. Facts Common Sense and Justice are key factor in this case. No matter what the outcome it is the jury that make the decision and not the government
The main purpose of the film is to explain how Brenton Butler was an innocent teenager charged with the murder of Mary Ann Stephens. The filmmaker accomplished this purpose by showing how the law enforcement incorrectly investigated the murder of Mary Ann Stephens. The filmmaker purpose was clearly stated because the filmmaker provided sufficient amount of evidence about how the investigation was not handled correctly. This was shown throughout the film and this proved that Brenton Butler was an innocent teenager being charged with murder. The filmmaker purpose was learned throughout the whole semester. In class we have learned how juveniles are not treated right in the justice system and how the juvenile justice system has failed to protect the rights of juveniles. We also learned how common it is for a juvenile to falsely confess to something they didn’t do.
A group of girls were dancing in the woods with a black slave named Tituba. When the girls got caught dancing in the woods, they started blaming other people in the village of being involved with witchcraft. Soon enough, the whole village believed the devil exists and lives within the fear of each person. Arthur Miller’s The Crucible explores through the individuals vengeance, reputation, fear, and seeking for power with the drama of suspense and impact.
Her mother remarried and Sandra and Cindy went to live with them. Unfortunately this marriage didn’t last long either. Sandra mother Vicky was very abusive and was a prescription drug addict. This resulted in Sandra taking care of her siblings which now were four. Sandra was only eleven years old when she was forced to take the position of the caretaker of her siblings. At an early age she had to learn how to manage to feed and clothe her siblings with the assistance of food stamps and the welfare
When meeting someone for the first time, we seem to judge them based on their looks the most. Judging someone’s looks comes naturally, because we see their faces first. Eventually, we get to know their personality. After that, we can decide whether or not we like them as a person. When you don’t take the time to get to know someone’s personality, you can leave with a wrong impression. Looks do not make a person. In the novel Frankenstein, judgmental people and the way someone looked caused many deaths.
Murder. Murder is the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another. JonBenét was executed by someone watching her every move up until that point. A six year old beauty pageant participant, murdered harshly in her home by someone preying upon her as if they were a lion. Maybe someone was in the state of jealousy and anger that they murdered her because they wanted what she had. Her murder was one of the stories that began the chain of crimes soon to be uncovered. A kidnapping or family tied murder are two theories that are possible in this case.
Houston, Texas, was home to Andrea Yates; a wife and a mother to Randy Yates and their five children. One morning in the year 2001, she dialed, 911 breathing heavily into the phone “I need a police officer,” (O’Malley). The news over Andrea Yates drowning her children spread like wildfire across the nation, horrifying Americans. Following her confession, she pleaded innocent with the “Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity” (NGRI) plea, yet the jury rejected her appeal and found her guilty of five accounts of first-degree murder. However, in the retrial of 2006, Yates’ abiding murder convictions were overturned, and Andrea Yates was found NGRI. The change in her verdict instigated disputes whether Andrea Yates was in fact mentally “insane” or criminally aware of her acts and avoiding her consequences.
In February 2012, a 28-year-old man followed a 17-year-old youth and killed him on a residential street. The youth hadn’t done anything; he did not commit a crime, and he hadn’t provoked the older man. He was shot simply because he seemed “suspicious.” This was the story of Trayvon Martin’s death in Sanford, Florida at the hands of George Zimmerman (Cooper). Zimmerman, the killer, is a white man while Trayvon was an innocent black youth. While Trayvon’s death was a tragedy, it was also an example of violent racism in the United States. Racial discrimination affects the way Americans think about race violence and relations, and should be eradicated as soon as possible.
In the following days of a pregnant woman being found dead in her Georgia home, police arrested Tyrail Arrenzo Wynn, 25, and charged him with burglary, aggravated assault, feticide, murder and child cruelty. At the Carroll County Sheriff 's Office, Captain Jeff Richards responded that Wynn will appear in court on Friday.
The second source summarizes how Sandra Bland's family filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Waller County Sheriff's Office The family and activists have raised questions over the traffic stop and whether Bland committed suicide. Cooper, 31, a businesswoman, said the family is concerned that authorities have been releasing information selectively, including dashboard camera videos from the police car of another officer who responded after Encinia stopped Bland. The intended audience of this article is the press and the police departments who lack watching over the people who are incarcerated. The family is concerned with the way the authorities have been handling the situation. The authorities are the ones who caused the problem and now
The Innocence Project frees people from jail that were wrongly convicted of a crime. That is what happened to Roy Brown. Through the help of the Innocence Project, he was released from jail. Brown was convicted of a horrific crime that included murder, even though the evidence that was provided was analyzed and presented wrongly. This lead to his wrong convection.
As long as people have existed, they have wronged one another. They find different ways to harm others. Those who have been wronged tend to seek revenge no matter the situation. They feel as though they must revenge. Because humans almost always seek revenge, William Shakespeare’s statement, “If you wrong us, shall we not revenge?” holds significant truth. It is the basis of revenge as a whole. Other authors, who have a focus on revenge, also agree with Shakespeare’s comments.