Brennan, Farmer was transferred to Penitentiary where he was placed in a general male population. Within two weeks, he was allegedly beaten and raped and preceeded to sue claiming that prison officials deliberately and indifferently failed to protect him as a prisoner. As mentioned above in regards to Farmer v. Brennan, “It is not enough for liability that ‘the risk was so obvious that a reasonable person should have noticed it.” (delCarmen, Ritter, & Witt, 2005, p. 115). In addition, the inmate has to show proof that the prison guards had knowledge and ignored the injury and harm. Farmer v. Brennan (1994) could be utilized to strengthen and weaken the inmate’s case.
Alex King killed his father at the age of 13, he got only 7 years in prison. Once he was out, he got into a car accident and ran from authority going back into the system. This is just one incident, now moving onto Nathaniel Abraham, who killed a 17 year old when he was just 11 years old got only 10 years in a juvenile facility. Abraham was not tried as an adult, got out was charged with not only drug possession, but also charged for assaulting 2 guards facing more time in prison. Therefore, not trying juveniles as adults will or possibly can lead them to committing other minor or major crimes.
He pleaded insanity, but they saw that he knew of wrong doing and they convicted him 15 costive life sentences. Jeffery adjusted to prison life easily, but he wasn’t aloud to be with other prisoners. He later convicted the officer to let him join the other prisoners. He got a job with two other prisoners. They're names where Jesse Anderson, a white supremacist and a convicted murderer.
Urine and blood tests revealed that at the time of arrest, King would have been intoxicated. Nurses also reported that the officers who accompanied king joked and bragged about the number of times king had been hit. Rodney King was released on March 7 without any charges. Later, Sergeant Stacey Koon, as well as officers Laurence Michael Powell, Timothy Wind, and Theodore Briseno were indicted by a Los Angeles grand jury. In the trial, the officers and Sergeant Stacey Koon were acquitted by an all white jury, and riots erupted all across
When AA reported at the hospital in January in a bad state, Shockingly, his was released with plans to admit him the next day because there were no beds. Admission in a home care facility happened the next day through the help of Crisis Resolution Home Treatment (CRHT) who gave directions on how he could be put back on clozapine but didn’t really perform the task themselves. They however falsely indicated they could be called at any time but according to them, their role ended when they brought AA to the home. Something they didn’t tell the resident caregivers. When AA’s condition become worse and was extremely manic the caregivers called the CRHT who prescribed lorezapam and haloperidol to calm him, the police were also called in.
6). The court reversed the court of appeals in their decision to convict Doggett’s drug conspiracy. They also found that indeed his right to a speedy trial had been violated due to the desertion of the government of that 8 and ½ year gap. 7). Due to the government’s long delay relief was granted, and the disregard by the government did trigger judicial
It consisted of 13 people, 7 black and 6 white, departing from Washington, DC. They were planning to stop at Richmond, Petersburg, Farmville, Lynchburg and Danville in Virginia. Stops in North Carolina included Greensboro, High Point, Salisbury and Charlotte. Nobody really bothered them at most of these stops, but in Charlotte, North Carolina, there was an arrest. Black rider Joseph Perkins tried to get a shoe shine at a “white only” shoe shine station, he was arrested for trespassing, refused bail, and spent two nights in jail.
Brady case. It was a very similar case to Gideon's that had occurred twenty years earlier. Betts was charged with robbery in Maryland. In court he requested that the judge appoint a lawyer to him because he could not afford one on his own. The court did not provide one because traditionally they only appointed attorneys for defendants charged with murder or rape in that county.
Miranda Vs. Arizona On March 2, 1963, Ernesto Miranda was arrested from his home in Phoenix, Arizona in regards to a rape and kidnapping. After a two hour interrogation, the police had finally gained a confession from Ernesto. The problem arose when the police officers said they had not advised Miranda of his right to an attorney. Miranda’s lawyer was concerned that his Sixth Amendment Right had been violated. This case was noticed by the ACLU and was taken to the Supreme Court.
Was giving Brock Turner a six-month jail term a right thing to do? This question lingered in many people’s mind after The Stanford University rape case became a high-profile case. The case caused a national upheaval after the judge decided to give Brock Turner, the former Stanford University swimmer a 6-month jail sentence after sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. In addition, Turner was released after serving only three months in jail despite being found guilty. Turner was charged with the assault of “Emily Doe” while she was unconscious.
MILLERSBURG — Two evaluator say he is not guilty by reason of insanity, now it’s up to a judge to make a final finding in the case against a Millersburg man who allegedly wrote threatening letters to three deputies and a judge while incarcerated in the Holmes County Jail in December. Rhett Neville, 43, of 10489 Township Road 262, previously entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to four counts of intimidation. Since, Neville has undergone psychiatric evaluations and two doctors have expressed opinions he should be found not guilty by reason of insanity. The consistency of the two evaluations, according to court discussions has brought the case to a point where defense attorney Andy Hyde said
The day after, September 25, the Union filed a grievance which prompted instant arbitration. Marino was tried and plead guilty on Monday, March 19, 2007 and was to serve her sentence in jail for 2 to 23 months. She was scheduled to be released on Friday, May 11, 2007, but was unable to attend the arbitration hearing. Issue Did the Company have proper cause to discharge Mary Marino? If not, what shall the remedy be?
Miranda was retried and again found guilty. At the second trial, a former girlfriend testified that he had told her about kidnapping and raping the 18-year-old in 1963. He was paroled in 1972 and was in and out of prison until he was killed in a stabbing at a bar when Miranda was 34 years old. No one was ever charged with his death (Cassell, 1998). The Impact of Miranda V. Arizona When the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the prosecution could not introduce Miranda’s confession during trial because the police had failed to inform the suspect of his right to have an attorney present and that he did not have to incriminate himself, the impact the ruling would have on the entire U.S. judicial system was only beginning to become clear.
At the age of 22, Steven Avery was wrongfully convicted of rape. Avery’s first incident with the law was when he was 18; March 1981, Avery was convicted of raiding a bar with a friend and sentenced to two years in prison. The sentence was stayed and instead Avery served ten months in the Manitowoc County Jail, he was placed on probation for
The West Memphis failed to follow this lead as well. Nevertheless, the police fixated on Damien Echols because of his supposed involvement with cult activity. Jessie Misskelley, Jr. was interrogated for 12 hours with no parent and only a small part of this interrogation was filmed. Misskelley confessed about the murders. Echols and Baldwin were arrested not long after.