“Under the Influence” by Scott Russell Sanders is a poignant essay relaying Sander’s struggles with his father’s alcoholism. Sanders’ essay is revealing in ways that statistics and studies on alcoholism cannot possibly contain. Sanders’ essay is like a catalog of the devastating emotional effects of his father’s alcoholism. In his essay, Sanders convincingly counteracts misconceptions about alcoholism and supports the argument that alcoholism is more like a disease rather than the common misconceptions of alcoholism.
The Maltese Falcon was a detective novel written by Dashiell Hammett in 1929. It takes place in foggy San Francisco in the late 1920’s. Its eerie description is the perfect setting for a detective solving a crime, with murder and mayhem. In this novel Dashiell brings to life several different characters, each with their own traits. Sam Spade is the private detective and the protagonist of The Maltese Falcon, his characterization is described as that of a round, and dynamic character with an indirect revelation.
If you like to watch criminal shows like “Criminal Minds” or “CIS” then reading a criminal justice book would be right for you. Bryan Stevenson, an author and gifted young attorney of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice And Redemption was named one of the best books of the year by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe Time, and The Seattle Times. Bryan Stevenson is an African American who studies at Harvard Law School but was working in Georgia for an internship. He is so dedicated into helping inmates who were in the lower class, and the wrongly condemned in the justice system. Once, you start reading the first page of his book you will never want to put that book down. To me this was like watching a show you just want to keep
In the BIG 10 conference Commissioner James Delaney occupation is to manage the media contracts, from which the members of its conference reap a substantial percentage of revenue to pay for its athletic programs. James Delaney was one of the prominent individuals in television marketing, and the Division 1 subdivision college football playoffs. Delaney has a keen interest in generating money for athletic programs, and considered the stakeholders that were affected by his media contracts.
Lyssa Danehy De Hart once said “Every moment offers us choices. Choose wisely because the choices you make, make you “. This quote is true in the case of officer Slabinski who made a wrong choice which made him comes across as negligent and a coward in the eyes of others. Till this day officer Slabinski regrets what he has done but still feels that there was nothing he could do in the place he was in. In the article “Seal Team 6 and a Man Left for Dead: A grainy Picture of Valor” by Sean D. Naylor, tech sergeant John Chapman was left to battle terrorist group Al-Qaida on his own on top of a mountain. While doing so navy SEAL team 6 retreated and left him behind thinking he was dead. The one who was accountable for leaving the sergeant on
The first principle in the American Medical Association gives Ray the right to provide respectful and sympathetic care towards his patients (American Medical Association), but not in a way that proselytize his ideals on Mr. Chang. He is to provide care for healing or treatment that is autonomous to Mr. Chang’s beliefs to the extent that Mr. Chang is competent and able to agree to treatment (Marco, 2003). In discussing Mr. Chang’s possible illness of alcoholism, Ray must focus on the disease in respect to the profession of medicine and the patient (Edge & Groves, 2006). His role as a practitioner is to educate Mr. Chang as best as practical on the circumstances and details of the illness. Ray must provide the best available options for treatment
The term “best interest” refers the practice of making decisions aiming to be more objective to the patient rather than being based on individual perception (The British Psychological Society, 2007). During my placement in an a residential home, I was asked to look after Mr Thomas, a 75 year old man who has dementia characterised by short-term memory. Although he had the mental capacity to consent to his stay in the residential home, he was not aware of his dementia.
The death penalty has been around for centuries. The U.S Congress established it in 1790. The community would come together and watch hangings as if it was a movie. From 1957 to 1972 the United States abolished it (“death penalty information center”). July 2, 1976 is when the supreme court reaffirmed the penalty (“death penalty information center”). Ever since that day and even now lethal injection is the most common method of execution. On account of that day, only 1,418 criminals have been executed (“death penalty information center”). Recently the death penalty has lost tons of supporters. But if the criminals that have done the worst of the worst aren’t executed, what happens to them? They go to prison. More criminals in prison leads
D: Client arrived on time with a positive attitude. Client shared his treatment experience and insight with this writer. Stated “I will continue to comply with the court requirements. I won 't drink again because it is not good for my health, and caused too much troubles . I have to rebuild my life again. I have no any excuses or reasons to drink anymore.” Client stated that he will focus on his carreer and rebuld his financial status, and use learned skills to manage and cope with daily struggles. Certificate was provided. Discharge summary was completed.
Internal pain, external pain, suicidal thoughts, drugs, and societal pressures, Craig Gilner experiences it all. Craig is a 15 year old boy from Brooklyn, New York, who lives with his family. One night when he plans to kill himself, he calls the suicide hotline, and they tell him to go to the nearest hospital and he does. Behind the doors, a huge world of experience and recovery awaits him. In the “short-term facility for adult psychiatric”(Vizzini 185), Craig meets new patients and works with others to heal himself. In It’s Kind of a Funny Story, the author, Ned Vizzini, illustrates Craig's journey and development as a character, as well as introduces Muqtada and Noelle, two other patients in the ward, who also develop and recover. However, it eventually gets better for everyone no matter who you are, but for some people it takes longer.
No one who lived in New York City area from the late 1970s through the mid-1980s can forget the frenetic “Crazy Eddie” television commercials imploring potential buyers to frequent their discount electronics store chain because their prices were “insaaaaaane!” The Crazy Eddie retail chain, technically known as ERS Electronics, was originally founded in 1969 by Eddie Antar, his cousin, Ronnie Gindi and his father, Sam E. Antar (“the Antars”). The business went public in September 1984 and grew to a reported $300 million in sales and 43 stores by the end of 1986, Nevertheless, by 1987, the company and its officers were facing criminal investigations by the SEC and the New Jersey Attorney General, alleging various securities fraud violations as
The criminal lay on the thin, hard, bed, his feet dangling over the edge by several inches. The moonlight that filtered through the bars of his cell lay in patches on his torso, hands, and floor. The criminal’s beady eyes fixed on the door as the distinct stomp of a guard approached. The viewing slot on the top of the door slid open and the convict’s least favorite guard leered at him. It was obvious by the jailer’s gormless smile, bloodshot eyes and his stench-- reeking of cheap alcohol, that the idiot was drunk. Instinctively, the criminal curled up, placing his hands behind his neck as an empty beer bottle sailed past him, joining the shards of its predecessors in the corner. As the viewing slot clanged shut for the night, the man was filled