In this particular case involving Roy Lee Ward, there were three aggravating factors: rape, on probation/parole, and torture/mutilation. There were also mitigations. Some of the mitigations in this case were: mental retardation, low intelligence, parents were divorced, and exhibitionism disorder. These mitigations did not work on lessening his sentence or taking him off of death row, but in many cases, if people are intellectually disabled or have an IQ under 70, they cannot receive the death
Abby Borden, killed first, was struck with an axe or hatchet-like object 19 times, and Andrew Borden was struck 10 or 11 times. The first blow would have been enough to kill both victims. The main suspect was Andrew 's youngest daughter Lizzie. During questioning Lizzie gave confusing or contradicting answers as to her alibi. However, she had been given doses of morphine to help calm her nerves after the murders of her father and his wife.
However, the consequences for not abiding these laws were too harsh. For example, law 195 (Doc C), if a son strikes his father, his hands will be cut off. This is not fair to the child because they would then have no self defence. In our society, this law
Texas Servant Girl Murders - (HDSI) In a Public Service Broadcasting History Detectives documentary, a team of forensic scientists and detectives decided to attempt to solve a case more than 130 years old. The “Texas Servant Girl Murders” are a series of murders that took place in Austin, Texas in 1885. These murders have remained a mystery until modern day forensic scientists look back and may have been able to solve this crime easily today. The murder of seven Texas servant girls occurred throughout the year of 1885. The first murder occurred on New Year’s Eve when a twenty-five-year-old woman was brutally ripped from her bed and dragged outside.
There have never really been answers about what happened with Casey Anthony when her daughter went missing. A new book is now out about Anthony that was written by Dominic Casey, a private eye the family hired. This new book tells a lot about the case from what he found while investigating Casey Anthony and trying to figure out what happened to her daughter Caylee. Radar Online shared what this new book will reveal. This book actually claims that Casey Anthony drove around with her daughter in the car for five days before getting rid of the body.
In an interview with ABC, News Mildred said: “I didn’t realize how bad it was until we got married.” So terrible that the police attacked the Lovings home in the middle of the night on an unknown tip. Because of Virginia 's 400-year-old antimiscegenation law, the couple was accused of a lawful offense and was sentenced to one to five years in jail. In spite of the fact that Mildred and Richard reached a plea bargain, they were requested to leave Virginia and could not come back to Virginia together for twenty-five years. They moved to Washington D.C., where they lived in a poor neighborhood, despite their banishment in Virginia, they secretly visited Virginia together. The defining moment was the point at which one of Mildred and Richard 's children was hit by a drunk driver.
Does a man like that deserve life in prison? It can be debatable if you ask me. Luckily, in 2012 proposition 36 modified the law into ensuring that the felony must be serious or violent. Not every state carried out the Three-strike laws, but 28 states do
Gun Control Omar Mateen shook the world on the night of June 12, when he executed one of the worst mass shootings in the History of the United States; leaving 49 dead and 53 injured at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The tragic incident took place three and a half years after the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting which is often seen as an important mark in the United State’s effort to reform gun control laws - seeing as how 20 elementary school children were among those fatally shot. According to Gun Violence Archive, there have been 998 mass shootings since then. And those statistics are just mass shootings. No suicides, homicides or accidental deaths included.
For example, when a bystander witnesses a child being abused or an old man being pushed and does not offer any means of help when the situation involves other people around, we can form a strong argument that the bystander has a lack of stability and personal security, which are the basic elements for passing the ‘safety and security needs’ tier; therefore, it can be said that according to Maslow’s (1943) theory ,the bystanders have a human strive for safety and security due to the fact that they do not have the basic required traits to pass this stage properly in the pyramidic