She was also pressured by police into lying and saying that she was in the cottage at the time of the death of Meredith Kercher. Amanda even faced some consequences for not lying to the police and give a false confession. For not giving into the pressure by police Amanda Knox wasted four years of her life in prison. Later on Amanda was tricked into signing a document given by her interrogators stating that she did commit the crime. A case study on Amanda Knox by Steven Sehterie, a former student at USC found that:‘’Knox signed a document typed out by her interrogators.
First, the victim was taken to a hospital for a rape examination and her clothing and bedspread were collected as evidence. The laboratory found sperm evidence in the rape kit, on the victim’s jumpsuit, and on a blanket, which matched Good’s blood type and one-third of the caucasian male population (Haynes: Circuit judge). This shows that there was evidence but not enough evidence to say it was Donald Good. Next, Good was convicted on the spot. Good spent more than seven years in jail for rape and murder has been exonerated because of a tainted testimony from a former State Police chemist.
This lead to his wrong convection. The crime took place at her farmstead near a river. Sabina was brutally beaten , raped, and viciously murdered. “The naked body of Sabina Kulakowski was found across the road from her home in the town of Aurelius in the early hours of May 23, 1991, when firemen responded to an arson blaze at the farmhouse.
Recently, the biggest outrage of discrimination has been by police brutality towards innocent black or minority citizens. According to the Washington Post, 908 people have been assaulted, shot, and brutally murdered by police in 2016, most of which are native American, black, or Hispanic. The 14th amendment’s purpose is meant to protect all citizens of the United States, disregarding race, but why has no justice been served to the deaths of these innocent
Ted Bundy is another famous sociopath. He was executed in 1989, but before his execution he admitted to killing at least 30 young women. “From birth Bundy was already in a category in which the FBI survey found 43 percent of sexual and serial killers: he had only one parent” (twisted minds). His early years were a little complicated because he kept changing his story. His mother left him in behind after he was born and he fell in love with a woman who left him as well.
It took three years for police to identify the body as Gilmouth’s due to the fact he was never reported missing. His family never reported him missing because along with Gilmouth she wrote letters to his family and to the families of the people living in her boarding house. She was also collecting Gilmouths pension and any money or checks her tenants received. When one of her disabled and schizophrenic tenants did not show up to a meeting he was reported missing by his social worker. When police arrived to investigate they noticed where dirt had been dug up in several spots and were able to recover seven bodies.
When they opened the main drain they were horrified to find it blocked with a flesh-like substance and a number of small bones. They contacted the police who confirmed that it was human remains and started interviewing the tenants. When they entered Nilsen’s apartment they were overwhelmed by the smell of decomposition. He calmly confessed to the murder and was arrested. 14 Young Serial Killer Caught By Community Youtube.com
In 1984, Jennifer Thompson-Cannino was the victim of breaking and entering and sexual assault. While being raped, Thompson-Cannino attempted to study her attacker’s face so that she could identify him in a police lineup. When she picked Cotton from the photo-lineup of six men, she said, “I think this is the guy” (Hughes 2014). When a detective asked her if she was sure, she said she was positive (Hughes 2014).
They lose first instance, In July 1963, Ernesto Miranda was finally sentenced to 20 to 30 years in prison for the kidnapping and rape of Lois Ann Jamesonthe. In every state in America, there is at last one higher court to which a person can appeal his conviction. In Arizona, in 1963, there was only one level of appeal, the Arizona Supreme Court, Moore appeal the case , Alvin Moore pointed out that police had not observed proper procedure in their arrest and interrogation of Miranda. Moore was convinced that the police had used Miranda’s ignorance of his rights to their advantage and that they had manipulated him into witnessing against himself ,Moore and Miranda also lose this court ,because One of the key procedures of an appellate court is to review earlier court cases to see how those cases might relate to the case under review .this cases was : Escobedo v. Illinois (1964) and Gideon v. Wainwright (1963), they involved some similar
This book is about a player named Ron Williamson who gets chosen to play for a major league. Many years later, he returns to his hometown due to an injured arm, as well as bad habits such as drinking and drugs. A waitress named Debra was raped and murdered, but the police were unable to solve this case for many years. They believed that Ron and his friend were responsible for her death which is why they were arrested and charged with capital murder. Although, there was no valid evidence, Ron was sent to death row.
These bruise marks that were found on Walter were believed to be fatal. In addition, they also condemned her for providing false accounts on the events that took place prior to the incident. She was held responsible for the death of Walter, and despite the fact that Sabrina was only a teenager at the time; the judge and the court sentenced her to sustain lethal injection. Sabrina Butler did not testify at the trail. With the aids from her mother and a volunteer lawyer, Sabrina prepared an appeal with the Supreme Court of Mississippi on several bases two years later.
This book is about a women named Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and a man named Ronald Cotton. In July of 1984, Jennifer Cannino who was twenty-two at the time, was raped at knifepoint in her Elon University apartment. She managed to get away and after some time, identify her attacker as Ronald Cotton. In the courts Cotton time and time again reiterated that Thompson-Cannino was mistaken in her serious accusations against him but because she was so positive that she was successful in identifying him as her attacker, police decided this was enough evidence to put Cotton behind bars. After close to eleven years in prison, Cotton was granted with the ability to take a DNA test that ended up proving his innocence.
A young boy name Adnan syed has been jailed for six-teen year because he was found guilty for murder of his ex girlfriend Hae Min Lee. A woman named Sarah kogen reopened Adnan Syed case after fifteen years of serving jail. it is obvious that Adnan Syed is not guilty because the evidence that was found was not tested. Also prosecutor jay was caught lying and keep changing his history.
Pilcher’s trial began on January 14th, with Judge Richard Meadows presiding. Unfortunately, on January 30th, Judge Meadows had to declare a mistrial, as jurors were incapable of reaching a verdict. The second trial began on September 9th, 2014, with Pilcher pleading guilty to second-degree murder on September 16th. For second degree murder, Pilcher was sentenced to 10-years in jail, but could be out of prison in five years. The DNA of Robert Pilcher was not the only profile created, as there were profiles of two other individuals who were not able to be identified.
The white suit and fur coat Lewis was wearing that night was never found. It will never be known if Lewis did or didn 't stab anybody, but Lewis was there and evidence suggests he was involved. Lewis denied guilt in the stabbing. Baker and Lollar were 21 and 24 at the times of their deaths, both having been stabbed