Nassar was arrested on November 21st 2016 and on December 7th, 2017 he was sentenced to 60 years in prison as a consequence for having images and videos of child pornography and on Jan 24th, 2018 was sentenced to a further 40-to-175 years in prison, only after his previous sentence was complete. The question is, does he really deserve to be sentenced for that great amount of time? Firstly, Nassar took advantage of his position and reputation as a doctor. He used his position as his excuse; covering his tracks with a blanket of lies, saying that when he used intravaginal treatments it would “help with recovery from injuries”.
On the day of sentencing, Judge John Caverly returned to court with his findings. The judge sentenced both defendants to life in prison for the murder and another 99 years for the kidnapping. Darrow had achieved his goal. Alan M. Dershowitz has written that the Leopold and Loeb case might be the case that Darrow himself might have liked to be remembered for. He points out that not only did Darrow save the lives of two young thrill killers, but he proved that there was redemption and rehabilitation.
Empire is Fox TV’s most watched TV series. It’s about a family that started a music company but at time went by money and greed started many problems for them. In this essay we will explore three archetypes found in Empire: The archetypal character scapegoat, archetypal color black and the archetypal character outcast.
In “The Racketeer”, former lawyer Malcolm Bannister was wrongly sentenced and is serving ten years in a Federal Prison Camp. He lost everything, including his beloved wife, young son, and his freedom. When active federal judge, Judge Raymond Fawcett, was murdered, Federal Agents are working double time trying to catch the culprit, but Bannister knows exactly what happened. Now, with this piece of crucial information and a burning rage for the government, Bannister schemes a plan to get revenge.
Friday, Thomas Tarbutton, a 58 year old man from Newport Beach was sentenced to 34 years and four months in state prison for running a 3 million dollar Ponzi Scheme. He was found guilty by an Orange County Superior Court jury. Thomas had eighteen account of grand theft, nine accounts of forgery, and eleven counts of using an untrue statement in the purchase or sale of a security and one count of use of a device or scheme to defraud, which are all felonies. I think Thomas should be sent to jail even though he will not live long enough to do the full 34 years. I also think the people who he used for their money should be paid back their money.
In A Letter Home, 1,000 Ohio National Guardsmen are pointing innocent college students at gunpoint, and this is the outbreak. “By now you know the end of it all from the news. Four Kent State students died, and nine students were wounded” (6). These are two of the many similarities found in this story, but there are also many differences as
Title IX has become a prevalent topic of discussion over the past few months. Last September Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education announced that she would be working on rescinding the Obama-era Title IX guidance and implicating a new interim guidance. The #MeToo Movement, a campaign aimed at supporting survivors of sexual violence began taking on momentum due to accusations towards Harvey Weinstein and numerous top-tier celebrates. Recently, former USA Gymnastics team doctor for Michigan State, Larry Nassar has been found guilty for decades of abuse on young students. A scandal that can cost MSU millions for concealing reports and allegations of victims.
Elena Kagan thought to believe that juveniles and their cases should be going to court with the consideration of age, immaturity, impetuosity, and behavioral circumstances. Approximately 2,500 juveniles have been charged with life in prison without the possibility of parole as adults before the Supreme Court ruling in 2012. Erik Jensen was tried and convicted as an adult when he and his friend, Nathan Ybanez, murdered Nathan’s mother. Around fourteen years of age both Nathan and Erik were charged with the murder of Nathan’s mom. Nathan was becoming a regular at Erik’s house when they astride to notice something was wrong with his household.
Farmer v. Brennan (1994) could be utilized to strengthen and weaken the inmate’s case. It can be strengthened, by focusing on the way the prisoner was mistreated, abused, and assaulted for two weeks of time after having the prison guards have already been informed of the abuse against him by the other inmates and requesting a transfer to avoid the ongoing
Was giving Brock Turner a six-month jail term a right thing to do? This question lingered in many people’s mind after The Stanford University rape case became a high-profile case. The case caused a national upheaval after the judge decided to give Brock Turner, the former Stanford University swimmer a 6-month jail sentence after sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. In addition, Turner was released after serving only three months in jail despite being found guilty. Turner was charged with the assault of “Emily Doe” while she was unconscious.
Trevor Jones Trevor will be charged with manslaughter of the accidental killing of his friend with an illegal gun . Trevor will be sentenced for 90 days of jail time rehabilitating him to rethink his bad choices . Sentenced with custody and supervision for three years to also help his drug and alcohol problems . After his jail time he will have two years of meeting with his probation officer twice a week making sure Trevor is staying clean and making good decisions.
California law also states that “all persons who suffer personal losses as a result of the criminal activity shall have the right to restitution from the person convicted of the crimes for losses they suffer. The Analysis The court found that Wendy’s property was damaged as a result of Ayala’s hoax causing damages in excess of 3,200,000 which constitutes a 4 year sentence, they also ordered her to pay $170,604.66 to 177 line employees and 9 general managers for restitution. She was also being tried for an unrelated matter which resulted in a total sentence of 9 years in state prison. The Conclusion Ayala appealed the court’s decision, after review the court determined that her 4 year sentence was to be upheld and that she was still responsible for paying the total amount of restitution.
We also spoke about a Marxist theory that stated that government creates criminal laws to benefit the people who own the means of economic production. It reminded me of my previous post on the forum which spoke about private prison groups lobbying to create
The Jerry Sandusky trial began in 2012 and was held in Centre County, Pennsylvania. Sandusky was found guilty on 45 of 48 counts and sentenced to 30 to 60 years in jail (Curry, 2015). The details of the case are horrific in nature, and worse is five men were made aware of the incidents and no action was taken to alert authorities. During the trial the victims were led through questions that all pointed toward the trust they had in Sandusky. The university is located in a small town setting where people work hard and have little; Sandusky reaching out to someone was considered a big deal.
prior to his arrest. Then he landed a gig as a judge on “America’s Best Dance Crew” the mother of the 15 yr. old came forward demanding money for he silence, and when the demands weren’t met she moved forward again but this time she filed a police report. On August 16, 2011, Shane pleaded no contest to a single felony count of having unlawful sex with a minor under 16. He was sentenced to 270 days in the county jail and five years for probation, he also had to attend 52 sessions of sex-offender counseling.