Jay Wilders played his case well enough that he was not put in prison, but Adnan couldn’t say the same. Adnan must have been one unlucky of a person. It does seem in some parts of the case Adnan did some pretty strange things. Jay’s constant changing of his story should have been taken into consideration a little more though. There is a lot of “what if” or “maybe this happened” on the story that makes a difficult end result of figuring out who actually did the murder.
Reasonable doubt is lack of proof that prevents a judge or jury to convict a defendant for the charged crime. They must provide proof beyond reasonable doubt to be proven guilty. I believe that in this movie the jurors were being skeptical of the prosecution's story. This movie was based on a boy who is being accused of murdering his father and the
The trials of Sacco and Vanzetti goes on about how they were falsely executed for murdering a guard and armed robbery because of their immigrant background . After the murderers escaped the scene with the money the police searched a garage to claim a car it was connected to. Sacco and Vanzetti were arrested because victims said it was two Italian men who committed the crime but neither of them had previous trouble with the law. No one really know if they did it because witnesses only said there was two Italian men who did it when any Italian could’ve been a suspect. This trial shows that the 1920’s were prejudiced against certain ethnic group, specifically Italians.
The main character, John Rambo, suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. In First Blood, PTSD is not directly discussed, and it never says that Rambo actually has it. It is strongly implied, however, that he does. This is evidenced when he is unjustly arrested by a local sheriff’s department. They treat him inhumanely, seeing him as a bum and a free loader, as some saw Vietnam veterans back then.
Eric decides to take the life of the old man because of his insane madness. Eric Raflin is not guilty of premeditated murder due to his insanity because, Raflin’s motive to kill was the blue eye of Mr. Anderson, he confesses to his own crime, and Raflin admits to having a mental disease. Mr. Raflin admits to having a mental disease and how he is not mad. Most people with a disease such as insanity normally can not control their behavior. Stated from Raflin “but why will you say I am mad?
In A Lesson before Dying Earnest Gaines reveals how different values and racism in a small community are seen through the characters Jefferson, Grant, and Tante Lou and their experiences and reactions. Jefferson is a young black man who is at the wrong place at the wrong time. The shootings that takes place at the liquor store have nothing to do with Jefferson. However, since he is at the scene of the crime he was considered to be a suspect. He goes to the liquor store to get something to drink.
The five steps for redemption are categorized as Conviction, Confession, Repentance, Restitution, and Reconciliation. Although, Amir shows many acts of kindness and selflessness, in the end, he was not able to truly redeem himself. To begin, Amir started his journey to redemption with conviction and confession although he was not very successful. The guilt bothered Amir very often even in his adulthood when he believed he had been denied “fatherhood for the thing [he] had done.” (188) Almost immediately after Amir watched Hassan get raped he believed he had done something wrong. He believed he could not have children with Soraya because he did not help Hassan, but he does not confess until more than fifteen years later.
Advantage Taken When a person is interrogated, the police do not try to make him comfortable. Their goal is to make him squirm and admit to something, thus leading to a full-blown confession. Episode four of Making a Murderer focused partially on Brendon Dassey. Brendon Dassey simply fell victim to the pressuring of the police. They took advantage of his ignorance.
As stated in the Marshall Inquiry there is a list of findings that the commissioners developed that proved that Marshall was wrongfully convicted. “Marshall was Native which was a factor in his wrongful conviction and imprisonment. Marshall did tell the truth about the events when first interviewed by the police about the stabbing but later in the trial being accused of perjury when he made his testimony. Immediate police response and the investigation done by MacIntyre were inadequate, incompetent, and unprofessional. MacIntyre without any evidence made Marshall the main suspect and accepted only evidence that supported that theory.
There isn’t a tribe for you any more! The conch is gone“ (Ch11 Golding) Those were his first words that came out of Jack's mouth after Piggy was murdered showing that he had no sentimental value to him. He knew it was wrong to kill Piggy but all he cares about is himself. As stated in the research of “What’s going on in the teenage brain“ they seem to blame the brain for the consequences adolescents make “While adolescents might tend to be more moody and impulsive — and we now have some reason to believe that this might be reflecting a ‘normal’ part of brain development”. (healthychildren.org) This is practically an excuse that adolescent do not know what they’re doing due to their brains not being “fully developed”(healthychildren.org).