One of the women was raped and the other two were assaulted, but escaped before they were raped. Based on the descriptions and the similarities of the attacks, Los Angeles police concluded that the same person committed all three attacks—the victims all were attacked at about 6 a.m. by a man with a knife as they walked to a bus stop. The police soon focused on 29-year-old Luis Vargas because he had a single teardrop tattoo under his left eye. All three victims identified Vargas in photo lineups, although with less than 100 percent certainty. Vargas was arrested on 07/21/1998.
But the evidence was overwhelming and the reason he did it made no difference. The judge said it was one of the most horrific cases he’s ever dealt with and sentenced Moises to 25 years to life. 1 The Godfather of Matamoros Biography.com Adolfo Constanzo, also sometimes known as The Godfather of Matamoro was a Cuban-American drug dealer, serial killer, and cult leader who authorities believe may have murdered more than 20 people during the 1980’s. Adolfo was introduced to the dark world of voodoo and witchcraft by his mother. The pair were often arrested for petty crimes.
The song is a parody of the justice system at the time. Dr. Dre acts as the presiding judge, members of the Los Angeles Police Department are put on trial. The lead prosecutors are other members of N.W.A; Ice Cube, MC Ren, and Eazy-E. They question the police officers on unlawful harassment on a section of the members of the public. The officers are then found guilty, but not of abuse of power or harassment but of being "redneck, white bread, chicken shit motherfucker."
2). After the unnecessary, portrayed as “defensive” actions of Wilson, protests rattled the country regarding Caucasian police brutality towards African American men. Following Ferguson, police brutality was exemplified later in Baltimore. In “Nonviolence as Compliance,” Ta Nehisi Coates, a cultural and social journalist for The Atlantic, a well known developing cultural and literary commenting American Magazine, described the Baltimore events. Freddie Gray, a young African American from South Baltimore, was found with a switchblade walking on the street and was relentlessly beat into the ground by officers until his spinal cord was fatally fractured (Ta-Nehisi 7).
Viewing over the evidence the police said that she walked in, saw her husband vulnerable and drunk hits him over the head kills him and tells a lie to her friends. Then takes the pan washes it for her fingerprints to leave, then puts it on the stove claiming it was on when she walked in. Her friends in a drunken state believed her of course. They panicked the called the police claiming that he fell off the top of the stairs. Just like in all murders there is always a reason to why they suspect is not guilty.
Tom Robinson, a 25 year old black male, is accused of raping and beating Mayella Ewell, a 19 year old white female. Even though he was innocent, the town found him guilty and sentenced him to life in prison. Atticus was defending him in his trial. Atticus found that Tom Robinson didn’t beat Mayella because bruises done on the right side of her face were inflicted by a left-handed person. Tom Robinson’s left arm was practically useless because his arm got caught in a cotton gin at the age of 12.
This makes them seem more like villains than heroes. One case of this is in the murder of Kelly Thomas, “a Californian schizophrenic man who police beat to death in 2011. The story goes that the owner of a club called the police because they were suspicious that someone was breaking into the vehicles. When they arrived, the police saw no evidence of this. They did spot Thomas and they tried to question and frisk him.
She killed seven men and woman. She was a robber across several states, and she had robbed in nine McDonald’s and seven Home Depots. She escaped from prison and made her way to the Bronx because of the advice of her cellmate Emma Mae. She told Prudence about the Bronx and a place where the cops never patrolled McDonald's. Prudence said that The Bronx was filled with Latinas and black men, Emma had told her the only whites who lived there were “Trash.” Prudence met Omar Kaplan, who supposedly will help her.
When cops use their full force they end up hurting and even worse killing innocent victims. 12-year-old named Tamir Rice was almost beaten to death because a Cleveland police officer confused his toy gun to real one. Tamir’s 14-year-old sister was also abused physically by the Cleveland police officer and did nothing wrong: “The 14-year old sister of Tamir Rice was pushed to the ground, handcuffed and then shoved into the back of a patrol car as her 12-year-old brother lay dying after being shot by a Cleveland police officer who mistook his toy gun for a real one,” (www.alternet.org). Just because they're cops doesn’t mean they have the right to use their full force on
Up next was Ringall, who “told the court the details of his rape. Ringall was so stressed that he began to vomit and cry hysterically” (Clark Prosecutor). Under the current laws at that time sexual assault was illegal. Even if Gacy was mentally ill as the plaintiff argued, he had broken the
Policing was forever changed in 1966 after the deciding factor of the case Miranda vs. Arizona. The case also addressed three other cases involving custodial interrogations, the cases were Vignera vs. New York, Westover vs. United States, and California vs. Stewart. Ernesto Miranda was arrested for rape, kidnapping, and robbery, after he was identified by the victim. Miranda was not informed of his 5th amendment rights to self incrimination, and also his 6th amendment right to have a counsel. Miranda was then interrogated by the Phoenix Police where he was arrested for two hours, and allegedly confessed to the crimes which was recorded by the police.
Holding Police Accountable for their Killings of Unarmed People of Color Fruitvale Bart Station is where I begin and end my day. The infamous platform in Oakland, California where bart police murdered Oscar Grant, a fully restrained unarmed African American who was celebrating New Year 's Day with his friends and girlfriend. Johannes Mehserle, the police officer involved in the shooting was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. Thus, having to spend the minimum two years in prison but being he had time served he only would only spend seven months in jail with possible bail. Murder?
17 incident during which deputies responded to a suspicious person complaint along County Road 292. On arrival, deputies found Neville driving his lawn mower along the roadway, hauling a wagon load of unopened beer, said Chief Deputy Richard Haun. Not only were deputies aware of an outstanding warrant for Neville 's arrest, on an outstanding charge of menacing, they suspected he was under the influence, said Haun. Neville admitted to drinking one beer but refused to participate in field sobriety testing. While in jail, Neville reportedly wrote letters threatening the lives of the judge and three officers, said Haun, adding the letters were intercepted by jail staff.
In Miller v. Alabama, the United States Supreme Court declared that mandatory juvenile life without parole sentencing schemes violated the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment (Rhodes, 2012). This all stems from a night back in 2003, when Evan Miller, Colby Smith and their neighbor Cole Cannon got into a fight at some point during the day. Evan Miller was 14 years of age at the time and Colby Smith was 16 years of age at the time. Later on that evening, Evan Miller and Colby Smith robbed Cole Cannon of $350 and stole his baseball card collection. After they robbed him, they then beat him with a baseball bat and then proceeded to set fire to Cole Cannon’s trailer.
In 2005, Carl Bryan was stopped in Coronado, California for a seat belt violation. Bryan had already been stopped that same morning on a speeding charge, at this point he was upset with himself. Because of this, he was hitting the steering wheel and yelling expletives at himself. He complied with the officer, when he requested to turn the radio down and pull to the curb. The following part is where Bryan and the officer 's story is different.