The Adnan Syed Case On January 13, 1999 Hae Min Lee, a senior in Woodlawn High School, Baltimore, Maryland disappeared. Almost a month later, on February 9, 1999, her body was found lifeless in Leakin Park. Moreover, the autopsy stated that the cause of the victim’s death was manual strangulation. In the most unfortunate cases, the crime was blamed on her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, who got convicted of first degree murder serving a life sentence in jail. Hae Lee’s death is shattering, but Adnan shouldn’t have been convicted of the crime because he is not guilty.
OJ Simpson was a very achieved person player until he made one big mistake. The trial of OJ Simpson was a long stressful process to prove a star innocent or guilty of murder. This took Place in the state of California on October 3, 1995. OJ was tried for a murder crime of his ex-wife and another man. In the end OJ turned out to be not guilty of this crime.
Also known as the “Genesee River Killer” Shawcross killed 11 women and 2 children before being sent to prison for life. He was sent to prison for the murder of 8 year old Karen Hill in 1972. Although police were sure that he had murdered young Jack Blake as well they were unable to convict him on this crime due to lack of evidence. Although sentenced to 25 years he served less than 15 years before being released. Once he was released, Shaw returned to his murderous ways, and by the time of his capture in 1990 he had killed a further 11 women.
Abstract On July 23, 1995, Janet Downing was found stabbed to death in her Somerville, Massachusetts home. With strong compelling evidence and creditable eyewitness testimony, Edward O’Brien was arrested for Downing’s murder. O’Brien was only fifteen years old and good friends with Downing’s son Ryan at the time of the murder. The first initial hearing judged that O’Brien would be tried as a juvenile, however this judgment would later be reversed. At a second hearing, a new judge ordered O’Brien to be tried as an adult, based on the severity and cruelty of his crime.
Ben Chester White On January 5, 1899, Ben Chester White, an African American, was born. About sixty-seven years later, on June 10, 1966, White was shot and murdered near Pretty Creek in Natchez, Mississippi. His murderers were three hate-filled gunmen that were incorporated with the Ku Klux Klan, which is a group of people who believe that whites are more superior than blacks. The reason they wanted to murder White was to give Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. a motive to come to Natchez, White had no involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, until his devastating murder. Ever since he was born, White spent most of his life working for a white family, on the Carter family farm around the east of Natchez.
It was called J.F.K it started a nationwide conspiracy, because the person that assassinated John F Kennedy got assassinated, and the person that killed the assassinator of John F Kennedy died of lung cancer right before his trial. However, that is why people are suspicious of his assassination. They think it was planned by the government. John F Kennedy impacted America and the people in it, and shot by Lee Harvey Oswald. The Motorcade in Dallas had a convertible seven seater car in it.
26 American soldiers were charged Lt. William Calley Jr. was found guilty of killing 22 villagers He was given a life sentence but only served 3½ years under house arrest United States is a racist country and white people’s lives are more valuable [that is why Calley has put under house arrest] Video: Back to My Lai Thomson was prepared to prevent Am soldiers from killing the Vietnamese Am soldiers burn down the huts of local villagers The soldiers were up late taking drugs and drinking alcohol and that’s why they were easily influenced to kill the villagers The massacre lasted for 4 hours One woman survived the massacre because she hid under the bodies of dead villagers Human beings are susceptible to the power of the situation Why did the men in the helicopter not conform to
The Murder Trial of Biggie Smalls Rathbone, William Unit 7 Assignment CJ 101 Wallace Biggie was one of the most powerful rappers before getting murdered in drive by shooting in March of 1997. At time he was killed the police had many theories of why he got murdered on that day. The police had multiple suspects about who did it but wasn’t sure of who or why they murdered Biggie Smalls. On that day Biggie was on his way to the hotel from the music party. When his SUV came up to the stop light, he could hear someone call his name, so he rolled his back window down to see who that’s when he was shot multiple times in the torso and then the suspects drove away from the murder.
Yet, a notable person who overcame these obstacles and made the most out of his experiences was Malcolm X. He made a dramatic change not only in American history but in African American rights. From the beginning of Malcolm X’s life he saw the injustices in the country of America, he was only a kid innocent to the world around him. His father was supposedly killed in a car accident, but Malcolm and his family believe that he was murdered by the Black Legion, which was a group of white racist. Even worse the officials claimed that his father had committed suicide, which prevented his family from inheriting the life insurance money.
John F. Kennedy’s Assassination Was Unjust One of the most known and most mysterious assassinations of all time is still being theorized, however it is known that it was not just. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated on November 22, 1963 by Lee Harvey Oswald, (History.com 1). He was riding in a car around Dallas Texas, beside his wife Jacqueline Kennedy, when he was shot 3 times, (JFKLibrary.Org 1). Our country was very shocked and horrified that their beloved president had been killed. Many say he was killed as a result of conspiracy, but nobody truly knows why, (His death was not justified and would never be.