They finally began to realize that Henrietta was not a toy; she was a real human being with a life, a family, and thoughts of her own. The fact that she was an under class, black woman in the 1950s made her less of a human. So doctors didn’t treat her fairly like they would someone with a lighter shade of skin. These three ideas relate to each other because it shows how people didn’t bother to get to know Henrietta or the Lacks family until real profit was involved; and the only real time they’d attempt to “contact” the family was to ask for the permission to have Henrietta’s medical records, or it’s bothersome reporters constantly asking them questions that they wouldn’t know the answer
There was no punitive damages received. It was stated, “California law would not extend negligence liability to a manufacturer in this circumstance, and the district court properly awarded summary judgment. For the foregoing reasons, we conclude that the district court properly awarded summary judgment in favor of TASER because the risk of lactic acidosis was not knowable in 2003. Thus, we do not reach TASER’s alternative arguments. AFFIRMED.”
Barbara Herlihy explains, "the faculty relied on professional codes of ethics and accreditation standards in determining that the students were engaging in unacceptable discriminatory behavior” (pg. 151). The case emphasized the need to promote the well-being of all students, and LGBT students are more likely to feel unsafe in school. Any actions that the school counselors take have a significant impact on the students ' mental health (Lambda
(Faulkner 170). They all know it can’t possibly be her, but something on her property. Surely no lady would let her property to smell like that, but they dare not accuse her. They then went around the law and
When Aunt Alexandra argues that they don’t need Calpurnia, Atticus disagrees and states many reasons why they need her. “Besides, I don’t think the children’ve suffered one bit from her, having brought them up. If anything, she’s been harder on them in some ways than a mother would have been… she’s never indulged them the way most colored nurses do. She tried to bring them up according to her lights, and Cal’s lights are pretty good- and another thing, the children love her. ”(Lee, page 182)
Margaret is narrow-minded, thinking that she should only bring in money to the house, being a slave, not thinking for herself. Ms. Pearson also makes this observation known in the book, “Your mother is very short sighted about your future; I have told you that before” (Verdelle 210). Margarete’s idea of success for Denise includes education, but educational advancement is not why she wants Denise back in the household. Margarete became “a victim to social restriction that prohibits any forward movement for African-Americans” (Day 420). From her perspective, Denise is there to help with Margarete’s baby in the belly (Verdelle 85).
Jean Louise Finch, or Scout, is portrayed throughout the novel as a young, immature girl who loves her father and her not too much older brother (Shackelford 115). Even with her immature side, Scout faces experiences to force adolescent years upon her to understand what is taking place around her. The story is shown through the little girls eyes as a protagonist. During the beginning of the novel, Scout has no experience with the evils of the world. The exceedingly limited viewpoints she has are from occurrences she gathered at home from her family (Roden 2597).
Mr. Espinosa said that Pete would never find a women, but he does not know this he is making an unfair judgments, which led to his death. • Pauline Rosa: She tried to get her children enrolled in an English-speaking school but they were denied because they were Latino. She fought for her children because it was not right for her children to be denied a chance of receiving decent education. Her children were just as worthy as the Anglo children.
Scout loses her childhood innocence throughout the story as she grows up and realizes not everything you do is acceptable. Miss Maudie ¨Do you think Boo Radley is still alive?¨ says Scout (Lee, 57). Scout clearly isn't mature enough to realize this question is not appropriate to be talking about with your neighbors because it isn't the right environment or person. Also tone Miss Maudie responds with clearly gives off the impression that she does not think Scout have asked that question.
The prosecution did not prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt; thus, justice was not served for the real victim, Caylee. Although Casey Anthony won in a court of law, she lost in the court of public opinion; thus, being punished by society just as OJ was. References Anthony v State of Florida Case No. 5D11-237 (FL Dist. 5 Ct.
Ever since Rosemary was little, her dad Joseph was always comparing her to her brother and since she was his first daughter but third child he expected her to be as intelligent as her siblings and she was pretty much looked upon by her father as a special needs child. Rosemary was not like normal people and was seen to be irregular just like the women in flatland. Also in flatland, the women were not aloud to go to school because they were thought of as not that smart enough to attend school. If you Diana Anderson Block 3 11/17/15 think about it, in flatland they are pretty much segregating/
The author seeks to place the responsibility of punishing innocent people in the correctional system, onto that of the state. The role of the correctional system in criminal justice is to punish and rehabilitate, but why happens when someone is placed in there through a wrongful conviction. Though various cases have different circumstances, the author states that the one constant factor in all wrongful conviction cases is the state. By expanding upon existing arguments relevant to state crime the author seeks to expand the readers understanding of wrongful convictions, purely from a criminological point of view. By doing so the article will add to the readers understanding of the tragic scenario of wrongful conviction.