I have… certain skills that helped me find the man, but with no evidence it was useless to go to the law.’’ Before he continued I managed to ask: ‘’How does that explain 56 murders?’’ Marston looked up at me for a second before answering: ‘’Have you ever heard the phrase; ‘an eye for an eye’?’’ I nodded the affirmative before he continued: ‘’An eye for an eye, a world for a world. He took my wife from me and let me suffer, I was going to take his back. Every family, friend, or colleague. Every part of his world, as he would suffer like I did while realizing that this horror was his doing.’’ A long pause followed his monologue as the only sound was his heavy breathing, I responded with nothing but silence for a while before gathering my thoughts and continuing: ‘’Tell me something, your track record shows that you could have easily avoided the police and walked free after you were done. You didn’t even try to, being a free man was an option but you deliberately turned yourself in after all this,
Harvey foreshadows that Mr.Atkinson isn't an honest man because when James realizes he’s the same man from the dock, he feels uneasy. The word ¨dock¨ has a different meaning in this story because dock means where people are released from county jails. Later on in the story he speaks to Mr.Atkinson if is arrest was just a misunderstanding because when James was drawing him he had a sad expression on his face. When James sees that the name is his own name on the gravestone carved by Mr.Atkinson he has shudders down his spine. This makes the reader wonder if Mr. Atkinson will hurt our protagonist or if he's on trial for murder.
The first instance of this punishment can be seen when the Misfit explains why he went to prison. The Misfit states that even while in prison he had difficulty “remember[ing] what it was [he] done,” further explaining that he still could not “recall” even “to this day” (O’Connor 13). The Misfit’s difficulty “remember[ing]” his crime, even shortly it happened, suggests that he either fell into prison on false pretenses or he doesn’t think he did the crime he committed, either way he would still believe that he received unjust condemnation, which likely had a large effect on his character. The next instance of the Misfit’s unjust punishment can be seen later on in the Misfit’s speech, while he buttons-up his shirt. The Misfit callously remarks to the grandmother that “crime doesn’t matter,” later elaborating that regardless of the morality behind what someone does, they’ll eventually “just be punished for it” (O’Connor 14).
Huck starts to lose his innocence because he witnessed some murderers committing crimes ruthlessly. At this point in the book, Mark Twain explores the idea of seeing the truth in our surrounding, and as we are more exposed to the outside world with unlimited information, we are restricted from the rules society creates. Also that as we gain knowledge, we lose our innocence and seeing a world without a
Walter Mitty also got to imagine himself as a criminal. “ ‘I could have killed Gregory Fitzhurst at three hundred feet with my left hand.’ ” in this quote Walter is speaking to a judge as though he were a criminal in one of his fantasies. Although it is not exactly a positive fantasy it is a different way he could have taken his life. Apart from viewing his life different ways Walter Mitty also used his imagination to abdicate from some of the abuse he faced in his waking life. From the eyes of other people, Walter Mitty just seemed like a peculiar, possibly insane man, which can be demonstrated by the quote “A woman who was passing laughed.
When an innocent is killed, there is no way to compensate for their death. You may think that this sort of predicament is a rare occasion, but evidence shows that from 1973 up to now, over 150 of people who were sentenced to death in the United States were exonerated after being tried again. Besides this, there is also the very real possibility of a suspect who is guilty of manslaughter being sentenced for homicide instead. The usage of the death penalty is often looked down upon because of the suffering it causes the convict. We tend to dehumanize criminals and forget that they too are real people who have the capacity to experience pain, fear and loss.
Even his family did not fight the punishment he was sentenced and said they would, “struggle as long as we live why he committed this horrible attack, which caused so much pain to so many good people” (Siegel). The only just punishment for Roof is death, as long as he is alive he will think he has done the right thing by killing those people. If the trial would have taken a turn where Roof was given to privilege to go back into society there would be no doubt he would execute the same crime, and potentially on a larger scale. Capital punishment saves other innocent lives from people such as Dylann Roof
The other characters in the movie respond pretty much how you would think they would. They attempt to apprehend him because he beat all of them, and they do not try to understand what went wrong with his arrest and how they treated Rambo until it is pointed out to
Lastly, this scene indicated that Atticus Finch had also reached his coming of age stage. In chapter 30. Atticus Finch states, “Let the dead bury the dead”. By this he means because Tom Robinson died for no reason, but was being put in jail for Bob Ewell lying about what happened, that it was prone for him to die. This shows Atticus’s coming of age because he finally accepted the fact that not all men are equal and not all men will be treated fairly it just the way life
Of course, many people think Adnan Syed is guilty of murdering Hae by contradicting himself, by saying, “I am in here for my own mistakes.” He might have been on the edge of confessing his guilt until Sarah caught this and asked what he meant, and quickly recovers from his mistake. Adnan also slips his tongue by saying that he wants people to only look at the evidence, and not his personality. If I were convicted of a crime I would certainly like to have my personality be looked at, if I were innocent. So they could see what good I have done. Still people hold on to these tiny mistakes but do not take in count of the clear evidence that shows Adnan 's innocence.
Results from the trial lead many to believe justice wasn’t served. Defensive attorney John Adams used tactics to create confusion in the minds of the jurors so they could not be certain what actually took place. This proved to be very effective. Adam noted the crowd had been harassing the soldiers and also attacked them. There was no reliable evidence to back this up and it was generally believed, even if Preston was found guilty, he would be pardoned anyway.