In February 2014, Steven Farmer was convicted of sexual assault, and various other charges. The charges stemmed from his actions while working at Centennial Hills Hospital in 2008. He was accused of sexually assaulting two patients. He was found guilty of the sexual assault of those two women, as well as indecent exposure and open and gross lewdness for his behavior with three other patients. He was sentenced to 30 years to life, and is currently serving his sentence at Ely State Prison.
George Anthony The witness list includes Vasco Degama Thompson, an ex-convict who served time for kidnapping, ABC affiliate WFTV reported. The defense alleges that Thompson had phone conversations with George Anthony on July 14, just days before Caylee was reported missing,
Topic Sentence: How has criminal profiling and racial profiling affected the criminal justice system throughout the years?
On June 17, 2015, 21-year-old Dylann Roof shot and killed 9 people in Charleston, South Carolina. While this act alone is shocking enough, it wasn’t the worst of it. Roof targeted members of an African American church group. He walked into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church where he was welcomed by the members. Roof asked to speak with the pastor and spent about an hour with the church members who were having a bible study. When the bible study was close to ending, Roof opened fire on the pastor and the other church members. Roof shot and killed eight people at the scene, and one died later in the hospital from their injuries. Roof spared the life of one church member telling him that he wasn’t going to kill him so that he could
The Lin Family Case was heard at The Supreme Court of New South Wales on Friday the 20th of March. Lian Bin ‘‘Robert’’ Xie is currently accused for the brutal murder of the Lin family which occurred on the 18th of July 2009 at the Lin Family’s North Epping residence in the young hours of the day from 12am to 5am. Five counts of murder were recorded, this being the entire Lin Family; Min Lin- 45, Yun Li Lin- 44 who is the wife of Min, Terry- 9 and Henry-12 who are the sons of Min and Yun, and Yun Bin Lin- 39 who is the sister of Yun. Excluding Brenda Lin who was the daughter of Min and Yun , she was not present at the time of the murder (Bibby and Hall, 2014).
There were 3 research questions and they are as follows: Firstly, are there different worldviews among these juvenile offenders, despite having nearly identical pasts filled with violence and death? Second,
Gerard Baden-Clay appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court charged with murder about two months after reporting his wife, Allison Baden-Clay missing on April 20, 2012. His conviction was downgraded in December 2015 to manslaughter on the point that the jury’s decision could not be supported by the evidence presented at trial. Although manslaughter itself is a serious charge and the sentence of imprisonment is an extremely serious penalty, there are many public backlash and disturbance as a result of this.
Ms Harnum was 30 years old at the time of her death and was ethnically Arya-Caucasian born in Canada (R v. Gittany, 2014). She was unemployed before her death, due to Mr Gittany advising her to quit her career in the hairdressing industry (R v. Gittany, 2014). Mr she had a good relationship with her mother (R v. Gittany, 2013).She had no criminal history, however she had an eating disorder as a teen that resurfaced during her relationship with Mr
In order for a person to be found guilty of a crime, two elements must be present which are the actus reus (guilty act) and the mens rea (guilty mind). The first part of this essay seeks to consider the liability for homicide offences and also assess whether Jason, Welch, Ellis and Stevens have any potential defences based on the crimes they committed. P360
According to Andrews and Bonta (2010) the psychology of criminal conduct ( PCC) can be defined as an approach to scientifically understand the criminal behavior of individuals through a systematic approach. Additionally, the psychology of criminal conduct is considered to be interdisciplinary, and considers all aspects of science that will assist in the further comprehension of an individuals criminal behavior, and the causes of criminal behavior (Andrews and Bonta , 2010). Andrews and Bonta ( 2010) stated that the psychology of criminal conduct can be considered a subfield of criminology and psychology due to common beliefs and common interests with both disciplines. Furthermore, the psychology of criminal conduct can be described as using
The exploratory inquiry tended to by a brain fingerprinting test is whether the subject is educated with respect to the crime or researched circumstance. In particular, the basic variable is his acknowledgment of the data contained in the probes as huge in the connection of the crime (or scarcity in that department).