Giles would soon be crushed by large stones because he would not give up who told him. Some people would be freed from prison like Elizabeth Proctor, others however like her husband John would be hung for not confessing to witchery. Overall the Salem Witch Trials should never even happened, innocent people died in the hands of vengeful parents and crazy children. Many people believe that the Salem Witch Trials lasted several years but in reality it only lasted a few months. Barrett Wendell states in an essay on Cotton Mather’s journal, “It was the great tragedy of witchcraft”.
Childhood Killing someone for something that happened 36 years ago as a child might sound absurd, but it might not be. In “The Utterly Perfect Murder” by Ray Bradbury, a man named Doug wakes up in the middle of the night to kill his childhood “friend”, Ralph. He does not know why it took him 36 years for it to come to him, but he decides that it needs to be done. So he gets on a train, leaving his family behind. However, when Doug arrives at Ralph’s house he decides not to kill him because of the physical and mental state Ralph has deteriorated to.
In the movie Lean on Me, Joe Clark persuades the staff and students that hard work is necessary in order to be successful through the use of Ethos, Pathos and Logos. The start of the movie shows that Mr. Clark was a hard, stern man. He didn’t take crap from others and didn’t take no for an answer. Ethos appeals to the credibility of character. Mr. Clark was a great judge of character and because of that he knew what he had to do when he became in charge of the school.
Arthur Radley, otherwise known as Boo Radley, got into trouble with the law as a teen and was then confined to his parents house for the rest of his life. From then on he was never seen again with the exception of one occasion when he left the house to save Jem and Scout's lives from the drunken fury of Bob Ewell. He killed M. Ewell and saved Atticus' children. Knowing that, according to the law, Boo had to be tried for his actions by the Court of Justice, Atticus decided it was best that no one found out that Boo had ever left his house. "It'd be sort of like shootin' a mockingbird, wouldn't it" (Lee, 370).
Therefore, not trying juveniles as adults will or possibly can lead them to committing other minor or major crimes. Two juveniles who have been tried as an adult would be Nathaniel Brazill who killed his teacher at the age of 13. Brazill got his GED and his law & paralegal certifications in jail. Similarly, Greg Ousley who killed his parents at the age of 14 is serving 60 years behind bars. According to Anderson, he is a model inmate, he is trustworthy behaving himself in prison and getting his education behind bars; got his bachelor's degree in liberal arts.
Crime happens around the world each day. Whether rits murder, rape, theft its a crime and should be looked at as breaking the law. In the short story, “Killings” written by Andre Dubus a boy who goes by the name Frank is murdered. His murderers name is Richard Strout. While awaiting trial Frank 's father Matt Fowler decides to give Mr.Strout a punishment he felt was necessary.
Elie is so afraid of being beaten or killed that he allows his father to be beaten on multiple occasions. This starts early on, the first day after they arrive at the camp Elie feels that the environment he has been placed in has changed him “What had happened to me? My father had just been struck, before my very eyes, and I had not flickered an eyelid. I looked on and said nothing. Yesterday, I should have sunk my nails into the criminal’s flesh.
Harrison is in a prison and he was ripped from his family after being immune to the blockades placed upon him by the government. In my family my older brother was pushed out of the house due to blockades created by my dad. However even after my dad pushed my brother out of the house, he and my mom still remained strong together, much like Harrison’s parents. Even though their son was ripped from there house they still keep going and don’t let it get them down. With both families parents being separated intellectually, Harrison’s father is smarter while in my family my mother is smarter.
Most having fathers escape a blaze while having their children trapped inside their home. Rather than just having Mr. Willingham wait on death row and the courts not having any further interest in his case, I believe that the state of Texas is at fault for the wrongful conviction of an innocent man. Since Willingham was having someone outside of the initial investigation take a look at his case and the evidence that was gathered at his home (the crime scene), the state of Texas should have extended his execution date until the investigation was concluded.
In the article " Boy, 13, charged 'wrestling ' death of girl,5" by Kennedy ryan, he states that the 13 year old boy killed his half-sister. The boy should know whats good and bad but in this case it wasnt his fauly. Because he thought he was just playing with the 5 year old girl. The victimed moms just left the boy to babysit his half-sister but instead she should of took them with her to the store, if thats where she was going. The boy didnt want to kill the girl but to him it was a wrestling game but he didnt know that by playing like that he was gonna killed the 5 year old girl(Half-sister).