Mary Margaret Penrose - Professor of Law Texas A&M An accomplished Title IX and civil rights attorney, Mary Margaret (Meg) Penrose holds a juris doctor from Pepperdine University, where she served as a managing editor of the Pepperdine Law Review and a volunteer attorney with the Homeless Advocacy Project. She subsequently earned a master of laws with a concentration in international human rights from the University of Notre Dame. While practicing law throughout the 1990s, Mary Margaret Penrose provided pro bono representation in a range of Title IX issues and school disciplinary proceedings. In addition to her experience as an educator and a practicing attorney, Meg Penrose has coauthored two textbooks and published multiple scholarly articles, book chapters, book reviews, essays, and editorials. Her work has appeared in a range of peer-reviewed journals including the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly and the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law.
Most notably, Bloomberg Philanthropies, founded by the former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg, has launched and funded innovation delivery teams in five American cities (Atlanta, Chicago, Louisville, Memphis and New Orleans). Mayor Bloomberg had experimented and refined the model in New York, where he created the Center for Economic Opportunity, an award-winning government lab that rigorously experiments with and evaluates novel approaches to poverty reduction, education and
P2/P3:Explain the role of lawyers in criminal and civil cases Solicitors Solicitors give advice on areas of the law.Solicitors are the first people who are contacted when somebody or businesses are looking for legal advice or for them to be represented.Solicitors are normally within a team in firms owned by the solicitors.Some solicitors also work for the local government.Solicitors have to work their way up. Solicitors are found in different areas of the law.Work which solicitors do is: Meeting clients finding out what they require and helping them in some way Carrying out research on relevant areas of the law and giving courses for clients Drafting out contracts, letters and other legal documents which the client will require.Representing
Edward Humes is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and a PEN Award recipient for his nonfiction work, No Matter How Loud I Shout: A Year in the Life of Juvenile Court. His training and experiences reflect No Matter How Loud I Shout because he has immersed himself in the court system of California and spent one year in the justice system in Los Angeles, Inglewood, and Pomona, California, which gave him insight into the juvenile system and the necessary skills and resources to construct this book. Along with this book, Humes has written thirteen other nonfiction books. They range from discussing the G.I. Bill to looking at American high schools.
For the Application of the Criminal Justice System project of the Criminal Justice course, I chose the arrest of John Burke. This case is about the arrest and sentencing of John Burke who had shot and killed Joseph Ronan. Twenty-five year old John Burke agreed to meet with 22 year old Joseph Ronan at Ronans home, in Reading, Massachusetts on Monday, August 15, 2011 around 1pm, with the intent of purchasing Percocet pills. (Boston.com, 2013) However, shortly after entering Ronans home, Burke opened fire (News, 2011), and after shooting Joseph Ronan several times, with the belief that Ronan was involved in a robbery at Burkes apartment in April 2011 (Boston.com, 2013), fled the home. Ronans grandfather (Daniel, 2011), who had been in the home
Interfering with his boxing career was another Italian boxer by the name of Vito Scaletta. Both of the boxers grew up together in the same town most of their life. In the year of 1947, Tommy moved to New York City to remove himself from the boxing world and to get Vito Scaletta out of his life. Trying to pursue the American dream, Tommy opened up a barber shop in downtown Manhattan called Angelo’s Barber Shop. He bought the building from an old mafia member he used to know back in Cremona, Italy.
Leon Washington Ms Cavazos English 1013 13 March 2018 Snitch The movie Snitch was released in 2013 in United States and Canada. It is an American crime drama film directed and written by Ric Roman Waugh with the help of Justin Haythe. In the movie, A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son, who was imprisoned after being set up in a drug deal. the movie is good because it has an Interesting plot , lots of action and a good cast. The two main characters of the film are Dwayne Johnson as John Matthews and Rafi Gavron as Jason Collins.
James R. Benn is an America novelist from New York City, New York is best known for the Billy Boyle World War II Mystery series. These are historical thriller mysteries set in THE World War II era. A graduate of the University of Connecticut and with a Master of Library of Science from the Southern Connecticut State University, Benn started writing his first novel when he was fifty years old. He first started writing in 2006 and went full time in 2010. James R. Benn series of novels center on the adventures of Billy Boyle a detective in the Boston Police Department.
His advanced knowledge on finance led to him being able to start a money laundering operation for the prison warden. When Dufresne escaped the prison he took the evidence with him and managed to withdraw all of the money he had been banking for the warden. He then left for Mexico and waited for his friend Red whom he met in prison when he had received parole. In addition, another key character in The Shawshank Redemption is Ellis Boyd “Red”, played by Morgan Freeman. In the film, Red is the narrator and he was convicted of murder twenty years prior to the start of the film.
When he visited the gay bars often had to offer the boys or men money to lure them to his apartment (Schwartz,1992). As stated in Ewing (2006), in November, Dahmer committed his second murder, but Dahmer never recalled how the man died, just that carried the body in a suitcase to his grandmother’s house. At the house he told authorities he masturbated on the body, skinned and dismembered it and threw the remains of the body in the trash. Dahmer’s killing spree would rapidly escalated nearly two months after the second homicide and would last for about three and half years before the police would finally catch him (Ewing,2006). According to Schwartz (1992), later in Dahmer’s confession he said, “he killed his victims to prevent them from leaving”.