When Atticus was questioning Mr. Ewell, he asks him to write his name on an envelope. GUESS WHAT!!!! Mr. Ewell is left handed. Atticus is proving that Mayella was only able to get hit by a left handed person and Tom’s left hand is disabled from when he was a little kid
Case 1 Name: Mayella/female Place with the case: The girl who said she was raped Summary: Mayella Ewell is called to the witness stand. Unlike her father, who looked like he had prepared for his appearance in court by bathing for the first time in months if not years, Mayella looks like she actually has an ongoing acquaintance with soap and water. Mr. Gilman asks Mayella to describe what happened that night in her own words, but she doesn't answer, so he switches to more specific questions. Her answers are still minimal, so the judge asks her to just tell the court what happened, and she bursts into tears. Judge Taylor tells her that she has no cause for shame or fear, so long as she tells the truth.
276). Even so, he defended him to the best of his ability for more than just a life, but for respect and understanding. The children at their age did not understand this difference. The jury of white men decided that Tom was guilty and at this result Jem did not know how to respond. It was obviously an unfair trial.
The girl claims that he had beaten her on the right side of her face but Tom cannot use his left arm at all. Tom is called to tell about how she had thrown herself at him, but in refusal her father had seen them and Tom then ran. The jury would still not sway to the side of Tom Robinson but it's not over. -Summary for Ch. 21-25 (AT LEAST FOUR SENTENCES):
This essay will be about two injustices the Scottsboro trial and Tom Robinson’s trial. A few similarities are that they were treated unfairly and they were all accused of a repulsive crime, raping a white woman. In the Scottsboro trial though, two women were supposedly raped. Both trials happened in the same time period, while also noting that the women in both trials came from poor backgrounds. Atticus gave his all to his case while the nine young men’s lawyer also tried his best.
Simpson Case) As stated in the content above Orenthal James Simpson was found not guilty of any crime. Although O.J. won by not being convicted, but he also lost due to him losing most of his money to the lawyers who helped him. The main thing O.J. really proved was that “If the glove don’t fit, you must
First, Heck Tate, the Maycomb sheriff, who is questioned by Mr. Gilmer, the prosecutor. Tate recalls that on November 21st, Bob Ewell told him that Tom Robinson had raped his daughter Mayella. After arriving at the Ewell abode, he questioned Mayella to find the perpetrator. Mayella had told him that Tom Robinson had raped and beat her. Then he brought in Tom Robinson to be identified as the raper while he looked for bruises on Mayella's face.
“Yes, he hit-- I just don’t remember… it all happened so quick”(Lee 248). In this sentence Mayella is stating that she was abused by Tom Robinson. Therefore, when her father gets drunk we honestly don’t know if he abuses of Mayella, his daughter. This statement means that Mayella has been abused by someone we don’t know yet, however, Mayella blames Tom Robinson for abusing and raping her. While being in court, Mayella is explaining that Tom Robinson has supposably rapped her by going into her house, and going started touching her.