Paper Assignment Sociology 100 Del Blake Dr. Whitaker 1. The film that I chose to analyze was Shawshank Redemption. The movie Shawshank Redemption was released September 23, 1994 and told the story of Andy Dufresene. A hot shot banker who finds himself convicted of a crime he said he didn’t commit, the murder of his wife and her lover. In 1947 he was sent to Shawshank Prison where the story revolved around Andy’s transformation to prison life and his journey as an inmate in the prison.
His infamy resulted from his gang’s 20 bank and train robberies from about 1860 to 1882 (Jesse James Biography, Biography.com). James and his men were accountable for the murders of anyone who stood in their way. James eventually recruited two new men into his group, they were his assassins Charlie and Robert
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. In the fall of 1997 after a two week trial, Edward O’Brien was found guilty of the first-degree murder of Janet Downing. He was later sentenced to life in prison without parole for his vicious crime. At around 7p.m. on July 23, 1995, Ryan Downing, Edward O’Brien and some friends gathered at the Downing residence to pan out the evening’s events.
After dropping out of college, he started working for a smuggler and made his first million dollars by age 22.” (Pablo Escobar Crime Museum) In 1975, Escobar ordered the murder of Medellín’s most powerful drug lord, Fabio Restrepo. The first time Escobar was arrested came soon after this, though the case was dropped when he ordered the murder of all the arresting officers. As his control over the drug trade grew, so did his control in Colombia. He was even elected to Congress in 1982. Pablo always had dreams of being President of Columbia.
After the death of “Bloody Bill” James would fill the role of the avenger of not only “Bloody Bill” but also of what he thought to be the victimization of the Confederacy by the Union government. His role as the avenger was parlayed into his role as a noble brigand almost immediately after the death of Bill Anderson. As the James brothers began their careers as robbers the first bank they robbed was chosen because it was believed the man who killed Bill Anderson was a teller there. When the teller was killed and revealed to have been innocent in the killing of Anderson, James began to be viewed as a thief and murderer by some of the public. As a result, Jesse is believed to have written a letter to the Governor pleading his innocence; calling on the Governor to understand that as a bushwhacker he would not be allowed a fair trial and the bank robbery as a false accusation aimed at bringing James to justice for the deeds of his past.
The Shawshank’s Redemption is a such satire movie. The movie tell about the story when Andy in the jail. The main character Andy was framed by killed his wife and mistress. Andy was jailed, he would spend his all life in the jail. Prison suppose be the place to renew the criminal.
Jerry Sandusky was found guilty of forty-five out of forty-eight sexual assault cases and is currently serving a thirty to sixty year life sentence in the Pennsylvania State prison . Happy Valley is a documentary, that showed an insight into the gruesome activities that happened at Penn State surrounding the Jerry Sandusky 's child sexual assault case and how it affected this college football community. First off, how did the community reacted to the documentary? The documentary was screened on November 14 at Penn State, State Theatre, where there was, also after the film a question and answer forum for the community to ask the film 's consulting producer Mark
A case study of twenty year old, Adam Lanza, who committed a mass shooting in December 2012, killing twenty-seven people, including his mother, before shooting himself will be investigated. The psychological reasoning of Lanza in these unforgiving events can be effectively explained through a key psychological paradigm; trait theory. In order to formulate an educated reasoning for Lanzas’ actions particular focus on essential trait theory domains including, the big five model, Hans Eysenck’s theory of crime, and personality disorders will be explored. Selected criminal. On April 22, 1992 in New Hampshire, Adam Lanza was born to Nancy and Peter Lanza, who had only one other child, Ryan Lazna, who was six years Adams senior.
Even so, his criminal records began to increase. On February 1st, 1979, he was convicted for the murder of the Turkish liberal journalist Abdi Ipekci, editor of the newspaper Milliet. It was then discovered that Agca worked as a hitman for his political party and was arrested for the crime. He was pleaded guilty, nevertheless, on November 23rd of the same year, before he was sentenced to death in his country, he escaped from Kartal Maltepe prison, in southeast of Istanbul, which by the way, was the safest penitentiary in the country. In July 1980, he crossed Bulgaria escaping away from Turkish justice.
In the film, Will Kane says, “I sent a man up five years ago for murder. He was supposed to hang, but up north they commuted it to life. Now he’s free—I don’t know how. Anyway, it looks like he’s coming back” (Foreman 295). This quote proves that the conflict in the film is that Will Kane sent Frank Miller, a dangerous outlaw, to prison up north for murder.