It’s crushing me.” By this quote, we can tell that Steve is convinced that the trial is not looking in his favor. The guilt is getting in his head, and the longer he stays on trial, the more severe of a punishment he’ll receive. Steve is
Steve has put on trial for felony murder, a crime in which he insists he did not commit. He has lost all but one of his possessions, his journal. In this journal steve writes about his experience in jail and what happens on trial in the courtroom. He formats it into a movie script, with the occasional notes pages, and titles it Monster. In the book Monster, by Walter Dean Myers, he writes about a young man named Steve, he is a sixteen year old African American who has been put on trial.
You believe that don’t you?” “CU of Mr. Harmon. There were tears in his eyes. The pain in his face is very evident as he struggles with his emotions.” This text evidence shows Mr. Harmon is having a difficult time with his son being in court, and that he thinks Steve is guilty. He also tells Steve he remembers when he was little and how he would tuck him in bed, he never thought Steve would be in any trouble like he is now. This is another indication that Mr. Harmon thinks Steve is
The media would heighten their stories and make rumors of Steve. There is always a possibility for Steve to not be forgiven by the fans. Steve would risk his life coming out into the public’s eye once more. He could get more death threats from fans who still hold a grudge with Bartman. Steve wants to be in hiding and be divulged in his identity.
They are Steven Harmon, who is a sixteen-year-old young man who has been arrested for being a look-out in a robbery that turns out to be a murder. Sandra Petrocelli, is an Assistant District Attorney that prosecuted Steven Harmon and James King and called them Monsters. Kathy O’Brien, is Steven’s attorney and she tries to make sure that he receives a not guilty verdict. James King is Steven’s older friend that asked Steven to be in his crew to rob a drugstore. Richard “Bobo” Evans was accused of being in the store during the robbery and he wanted a lighter sentence so he testified against Steven and James King.
Steve is put on trial that could result in 25 years to life in prison if he was guilty. He gets the verdict of not guilty since there is room for reasonable doubt, and is released from jail. Steve is definitely guilty since the jury was not able to read his journal and think his thoughts. First of all, Steve questions himself about whether he is innocent or a monster. When Steve was talking to one of his inmates, “He said when he gets out, he will have the word Monster tattooed on his forehead.
From baking cookies to behind bars, Martha Stewart, the world’s most famous home decorator added her name to the long list of celebrity jailbirds in 2004. Stewart was investigated and tried for insider trading along with other charges such as, obstruction and conspiracy. The TV personality’s case was followed religiously by the press and is easily one of the most famed insider trading scandals. Stewart was convicted on obstruction and conspiracy in 2004 and sentenced to a five-month stay in a federal prison. Celebrities going to jail are not a new thing in today’s media and world; however, it was a shock that Martha Stewart, who is America’s ideal housewife, was tried for something as unethical as insider trading.
After spending 2 years of selling products out of the trunk of his car and making sales all along the east coast, in 1998 the company outgrew his grandmother’s basement and moved to a warehouse located in Baltimore. Slide 6:The Under Armour brand was first noticed by the public when Oakland Raiders quarterback Jeff George was seen wearing an Under Armour turtleneck on the cover of USA Today back in 1996. Shortly after, Plank made a sale with Georgia Tech selling 10 t-shirts. That sale opened the doors to an even bigger opportunity where he signed contracts with Arizona State, North Carolina State and a few other D1 teams. Slide 7: As Kevin Plank’s company quickly grew more people wanted his products.
The Smith Act of 1940 claimed that if two or more people conspired to commit an action against the U.S., they would be subject to a max fine of 20,000 dollars, or 20 years of imprisonment, or both. The McCarran Act of 1950 restricted civil liberties for the sake of internal security. Both of these acts
He was hired by converse in 1922 to be part of their “All Star” sales team. He promoted the shoes by have basketball clinics around the country. He suggested several improvements to the sneakers and a popular salesman and in 1932 his signature was added to the label on the ankle (the label was his idea). He worked for converse for 40 years. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1968.