He appears to have put profits ahead of mine safety and health in violation of Federal mine standards. Mr. Blankenship could go to prison for 31 years. (See NBC News) CEO Stewart Parnell of Peanut Corporation of America was sentenced to 28 years in prison in connection with a 2008 salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and sickened 714 others across the U.S. Bernard Madoff is serving 150 years jail time for engaging in a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme that claimed many celebrity victims. Even former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke had some reservations about prosecutions for the 2008 Great Recession. Individuals were responsible for that debacle not abstract firms.
Devil’s Island On November 30th, 1933, in Seattle, Washington, Mr. Pyle turned on the gas and cut one of his wrists. A few minutes later his wife smelled the gas and found her husband who police said was “despondent over financial troubles,” and brought him to the hospital. The Great Depression influenced many crimes and suicides that were necessary for most people to commit due to their financial deprivation. Financial stress being the number one cause for this violence, made it very hard for many families to succeed during the 1920s. If you disobeyed the rules of society, they sent you to prison.
Dentist Robert Geary contends that Scientologists not only called his bank to increase his credit card limit, but also forged his signature on a $20,000 loan application. At one point, Geary claims, Scientologists even held his wife, Dorothy, hostage for two weeks in a mountain cabin, after which she was hospitalized for a nervous breakdown. The Church of Scientology not only takes the money of its followers, but it has also takes a lives. Noah Lottick, a former member of Scientology, was a Russian Studies student who committed suicide shortly after leaving the Church of Scientology. The Church of Scientology just is not good for
u might be asking yourself. Dawson was a white man and he got off but he had to pay a big fine since he had money so it wasn 't a big deal no one questioned and asked he just had to pay and serve 1 year in a minimum security prison where he chose and as soon as he was let go his record was cleaned for further job opportunities. Meanwhile John was sent to a level 4 security prison where he served 20 years in prison and when he got out he would be like usless because that would be on his record and nobody will want to hire him.In the united states has a lot of racial issues if you remember who you choose some people would say that they both committed similar crimes and that they should get the same sentence but sadly as you have seen the justice system does not think that and they would let the white guy leave with a fine and they would sentence the african american. if you haven 't realized the african american is john and the white man
He was found guilty of killing two French secret agents in 1975. He was also convicted of killing 11 people in a series of bomb attacks in the 1980’s. He never disengaged terrorist tactics. During his trial in 2007, he defended his terrorist tactics as “legal war”. He also praised Osama Bin Laden in a book he published called “Revolutionary Islam” 10.
Should the death penalty be accepted even though god said “thou shalt not kill”. The death penalty was outlawed in 1950 because an innocent man was blamed for the death of his wife and daughter. In 1953 a man overheard the officers conversation about how they were going to execute him and the prisoner escaped from prison and as time went by he was involved in a bad situation at a bar. Meanwhile, one of the few things that represents death penalty is killing a cat on accident or on purpose. In addition, Jails pay over $9 million a year just to have the
He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people? Ronald Gene Simmons was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 15th, 1940, to Loretta and William Simmons. Ronald’s father passed away on January 31st, 1943, just five months and a few days prior to his son's third birthday. His mother married not to long after to a man named William D. Griffen, who was a civil engineer for the U.S
Telling the truth very early on will prevent a person from facing very severe consequences. In September 2009, three men illegally started trading stocks with insider information making a profit of $37 million dollars. Kenneth Robinson the man who planned this scheme with Garrett Bauer a professional stock trader and Matthew Kluger a lawyer that had valuable information about major mergers broke the law to benefit themselves. Kenneth Robinson eventually got caught and he agreed to get evidence on Kluger and Bauer by recording phone calls and saving emails leading to the other two men getting caught. Bauer got sentenced to nine years in prison, Kluger was sentenced to 12 years in prison and Robinson received 27 months of prison time.
In the early 1980s, the United States declared an all-out war on drugs and over the past several decades the United States of America has traveled down a dark road when it comes to sentencing for drug offenses. One of the major tools that they used in this war on drugs is the mandatory sentencing laws. These laws were enacted in 1984 to help combat and get violent drug dealers off our streets. What these laws did was set a mandatory minimum sentence that stated if you are arrested for fifteen or more grams of crack cocaine, you would be charged as if you had five hundred grams of powder cocaine thus getting you a minimum of a ten year sentence in prison. If you are arrested for growing 100 marijuana plants under these draconian laws, you would be charged as if you were possession of 100 pounds of marijuana which carries a minimum of a five-year
The M 'Naghten rule is not only found the United States, countries like England share the rule for their insanity defense cases. A case in England shows that this rule is not a credible source. Referring back to Jon Ronson and his TED talk, he shared a case in England where a man faked insanity and was later labeled as a psychopath. A man named Tony beat a man and was originally going to get a 5 year sentence. After talking to a cell mate Tony plead insanity and was taken to Broadmoor Asylum for the criminally Insane, he served 15 years there.