The prosecution is charging the defendant Alex palmer with first degree murder of Jes Markson. Critical aspects of four witness testimonies will be analyzed and discussed. Furthermore, the prosecution will explain the importance of each testimony and how the testimony helps link the Defendant Alex Palmer to the crime.
Procedural history: T.L.O. motioned to suppress the evidence because her Fourth Amendment rights were violated and was denied by the Juvenile Court stating the search was reasonable. The Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court agreed there was no violation of the Fourth Amendment. The New Jersey Supreme Court reversed the decision stating the search was unreasonable. The State of New Jersey appealed with the U.S. Supreme Court.
“It doesn 't deter crime, but merely cheapens human life and gives rise to more murders.” This is one of the many quotes that reflects Truman Capote’s view on capital punishment. In writing his novel, In Cold Blood, Capote’s primary purpose is to convey his opposition towards the death penalty. Through the stylistic elements of rhetorical appeals, diction, and a selection of detail, Capote reveals the attitude he holds against this unreasonable form of justice.
Bath, N.Y. (WENY) -- In a few days Thomas Clayton will be sentenced for his role in orchestrating his wife 's death. However on Thursday, the attorney for the convicted murderer made his first motion for a new trial.
They have told you the true story of what happened that fateful night on June 17, 2016. Their testimonies show you that the defendant was not helpless and that she had many opportunities to leave her husband. In addition, their testimonies showed you that the defendant knowingly and premeditatedly murdered her unconscious husband. Unlike the defense, the prosecution and its witnesses have no gain by lying to
On the evening of May 5, 1993, in West Memphis Arkansa three eight year old, second grade boys named Christopher Byers, Stevie Branch and Michael Moore were last seen alive during the evening in their neighborhood around 5:30 p.m. By nightfall around 9:30 p.m. all of the parents of the three missing boys called the police station about their boys who never returned home.
The children could hear the terrifying screams from their siblings in the bathroom. One by one all five entered the bathroom where their mother waited for them, unfortunately not a single one would make it out alive. Within six months of this heinous crime Andrea Yates the mother of these five children was put on trial. The evidence presented by both sides in the courtroom, would have long lasting effects on everyone involved in the case, as well as the millions of Americans that were following the trial. Visual testimony in any trial, especially a murder trial can have many effects on the outcome of a trial. Both prosecutors, and defense attorneys have a huge burden to fulfill in order
Federal agents suspected DLK was growing marijuana in his home. To gather evidence they scanned his house with a device called a thermal imager. A thermal imager detects heat. The results of the scan showed abnormal heat signatures. However was that search constitutional? The use of the thermal imager violated DLK’s fourth amendment right. Even though DLK’s acts were illegal, the process of arresting him violated his 4th amendment right due to the fact that the imager goes enhances the eyes ability, the evidence was not disappearing, and the scanning reveals details that can only be found by going in a given house.
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.
It is unlikely that aliens caused the power outage because if they did, the people would have seen them. The chances of a neighbor shooting another neighbor are very slim, because charlie should have been able to see Pete Van Horn in the dark from a little distance.
On 3-19-16, Highway Patrolman Jeremiah Byrd had a traffic stop. The vehicle was occupied by the alleged perpetrators and the alleged victims. The children were in restraint in the maroon Chevrolet Suburban 1500, traveling East on I10, near the mile marker 61. Judith gave the officer a Texas ID card, and it was suspended. Ramiro also have a driver license to the officer. The officer questioned if any illegal narcotics or cash was in the vehicle, and they state it wasn’t. The parents agreed to a verbal consent to check the car. The officer called for back-up, and the K-9 unit came and found an area at the back of the vehicle. The officer noticed a fishing line from an area of a hidden compartment. The area was pried open with a screwdriver, and
Relevant facts: Federal employees made false statements to agency investigators with respect to their misbehavior.
It 's not every day that we hear about prison sentences are rejoice, especially when it 's a pastor being thrown in the tank. When the pastor has been a molester, however, it 's good to hear that justice still exists, even if it is a little late coming.
Steven Avery was accused of a sexual assault that happened on July 29th, 1985. It happen in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. The Avery family was always viewed as bad people who didn’t belong in the community. Steven was always viewed as a trouble maker but always owned up to everything he did. On his record was a burglary and participant in the crime of cruelty to an animal. Avery and his friends was bored one day decided to go rob a store. Another day while he was with his fiends he tossed the family cat over a fire and watched the cat light up. Steven did not fit with the Manitowoc community at all and this could be the reason why he thinks everybody is after him.
When Stan Johnson told Trooper Cummings to come in he gave him permission to enter his home and the opportunity to begin a conversation. I do not believe that the police acted in an improper manner in this case. Stan identified himself, invited the officer into his home, and proceeced to distribute cocaine to the undercover cop. I agree with the court decision to not dismiss the case because they were able to prevent the misuse and intent to sell drugs to other people.