Mello, highlighted on one particular case that led to his decision to no longer work directly in the American System of capital punishment, the case of “Crazy Joe” Spaziano. “Mr. Spaziano was the co-founder of the Outlaws Motorcycle Brotherhood group for the Orlando chapter. In addition to be wrongly convicted of a crime he did not commit and serving twenty years on death row, he was almost executed. Mello invested thirteen long years, totaling twenty six judges just to prove Mr. Spazinao’s innocence. He also highlighted on the case of Theodore (Ted) Bundy, “the serial sexual murderer suspected of raping and then killing dozens of young women during the 1970s.”
The trials of Sacco and Vanzetti goes on about how they were falsely executed for murdering a guard and armed robbery because of their immigrant background . After the murderers escaped the scene with the money the police searched a garage to claim a car it was connected to. Sacco and Vanzetti were arrested because victims said it was two Italian men who committed the crime but neither of them had previous trouble with the law. No one really know if they did it because witnesses only said there was two Italian men who did it when any Italian could’ve been a suspect. This trial shows that the 1920’s were prejudiced against certain ethnic group, specifically Italians.
The pair were often arrested for petty crimes. By the time he reached his teens he had begun working as an appreciate for a witch doctor and as an adult he was making money casting “luck” spells for members of the Mexican drug cartel. He wanted to cast more powerful spells and finally graduated to murdering people so he could use their remains in his rituals. Just before he was caught he ordered one of his followers to shoot so he never faced justice for his horrific
If you refused you would simply get shot and your business destroyed. The Mafia brought rise to characters such as AL Capone. The Mafia bribed police and ran through bootlegging and multiple criminal expertise. Many people had no choice to join the mafia. They were in poverty and needed jobs.
Jeffery adjusted to prison life easily, but he wasn’t aloud to be with other prisoners. He later convicted the officer to let him join the other prisoners. He got a job with two other prisoners. They're names where Jesse Anderson, a white supremacist and a convicted murderer. The other one was Christopher Scarver, an African American prisoner who was a diagnosed schizophrenic.
By day he was a loving husband and father, but by night he was a vicious murderer and a thief. The cause of Jesse’s “Night Job” was because of his brother Frank James for being a Confederate Guerilla Soldier. (Biography.com 1) Jesse had a total of 47 robberies and hundereds of murders. He went with Frank and rebelled against the Union Soldiers, causing a bloody battle leaving two hundred soldiers dead.
the defense appealed. October 9, 1935 The Supreme Court of New Jersey upheld the verdict. Hauptmann 's apeal to the Suppreme Court was denied on December 9th, 1935 now we move the corrections side. Bruno Richard Hauptmann was set to be electrocuted on January 17, 1936.
In 2007, an Italian Court reduced a murderer’s sentence by one year because he possessed five genes that correlated with violent behaviour. Abdelmalek Bayout murdered Walter Perez in a bar brawl when Perez poked fun at Bayout for his eye makeup (kohl). He pleaded guilty to the court but his lawyer convinced the court to reduce a year from his sentence since he had five genes that were linked to violent behaviour. This led to an uproar and frenzy in both the media and the scientific society--could criminal behaviour be genetic and actually be used a defence?
The original ending leaves the viewer pondering so many questions whether Bateman truly did commit the murders and how he succeeded in not getting caught for so long considering the sheer outlandishness of some of the murders or whether everything seen across the film was just simply part of a twisted fantasy in the warped psyche of Bateman, my ending however would focus on the point that Bateman is in fact guilty of most of the
In the book “The Case Never Dies”, Gardner states that “there was insufficient evidence to convict him [Bruno]” (Gardner 1) of first degree murder. There were many witnessed that claimed Bruno gave them “ransomed bills” (Schwartz 3) at many businesses. The jury did not believe him when he took the stand and denied any involvement in the kidnapping. Bruno Richard Hauptmann was “put to death in the electric chair” (Crime Museum 2) on April 3, 1936.
CNN.com said the three groups that have are the most likely to have done it are the Chicago, Miami, and New Orleans mafias. As Attorney General, John’s brother, Robert, was tackling down on the illegal activities from members of the mafia. Because of him, there was a large increase in the number of prosecutions of mafia members, However, the mafia obviously wasn’t happy that something was being done to stop their wrongdoings. Also Jack Ruby, who killed Oswald, had close connections to the mob which led many. including the author of 22november1963.org, to believe they could have played a role in some way Although this conspiracy theory is talked about often, there isn’t much evidence to support that the mafia was responsible for the assassination.
Most of the time in the cases it 's been one officer who violates the suspects rights, but in others there have been multiple officers. One case that was found was about the civil rights of Earl Faison in New Jersey, whose rights were deprived from him. Five Orange, New Jersey officers conspired to violate the civil rights of Earl and were found guilty (Boyd). This shows that more than one officer can be involved in depriving someone of their civil rights. During this time, in April, Earl died one hour after a false arrest for the murder of Officer Joyce Carnegie (Boyd).
One of the five suspects was a White House Consultant named Howard Hunt. There was money laundering found in Mexico was found. Interviewing couple of CRP staff members showed that there was a huge amount of money was used for Watergate’s tapping. It was also distributed to the highest level persons in CRP. The FBI investigated but the final charges did not go as expected because they lack evidence..
Number Ten: "Freeway" Rick Ross. From 1982 to 1989, "Freeway" Rick Ross bought and sold up to several metric tons of cocaine, and it is rumored that in one day he sold $3 million worth of cocaine. At his peak, his net worth was upwards of $1 billion. He was sentenced to life in prison in 1996, but he was released in 2009. Number Nine: Griselda Blanco.