Knox was pressured by police and detectives to accuse another person for the murder of Meredith Kercher. She was also pressured by police into lying and saying that she was in the cottage at the time of the death of Meredith Kercher. Amanda even faced some consequences for not lying to the police and give a false confession. For not giving into the pressure by police Amanda Knox wasted four years of her life in prison. Later on Amanda was tricked into signing a document given by her interrogators stating that she did commit the crime.
Cyntoia was born to an alcoholic mother with records of multiple psychiatric disorders; quoting from Brown’s mother, “Bipolar, personality disorder, suicidal, manic depressive, which is an unguarded condition. At times I’ve had homicidal thoughts for people that have hurt me. I’ve been raped, and I always wanted to do things to them for hurting me.” Furthermore, to add even more to the trauma, Cyntoia, her mother and grandmother were all raped over the course of three generations. Cyntoia’s mother also was unable to take care of the girl, as she has a history of intergenerational abuse; She had also testified to heavy drinking, about a fifth of whiskey per day, while pregnant with the girl; mother’s alcoholism had resulted in Cyntoia being born with Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, which has slowed her brain development and had lowered her IQ. Brown’s mother began using crack cocaine when the girl was eight months; furthermore, by the time she was 2 years old, Cyntoia was given up for adoption.
Green began to drink heavily, even while supervising her children. In October the family home caught fire, and two of her children died in the blaze. Investigation showed that trails of accelerant in the house led back to Green 's bedroom, and that she had been poisoning Farrar 's food with ricin. The trial was sensational, and covered heavily by news media, especially in the Kansas–Missouri area, where the crimes
I am choosing to write about Aileen Wournos, and how I believe she committed crimes because of the developmental theory. As many know, Wournos had a very difficult and strange life. Beginning with her father being incarcerated for crimes against nature (child sex crime), being abandoned by her mother at age 4, all the way to having sexual intercourse with her own brother. As one thing led to another traits started to develop, leading the way to her murder spree. Wournos was a female raised by her grandparents after her mother abandoned both her and her brother at the age of 4.
All he was trying to do was get away from the corrupt world. Chris has a strong effect on people. When strangers first met Chris they instantly fell in love with him. Each person had always said something positive about Chris. For example “He was polite, friendly, well-groomed… he seemed extremely intelligent, I thought he was too nice a kid to be living by that hot spring with those nudist and drunks and dope smokers.” (Franz pg.51).
They used to follow her everywhere and even waited outside her office. This continued, until one day the defendants grabbed and forced Sandra into a van against her will. They taped her mouth and tied her up to stop her from screaming and running away. They drove Sandra to an abandoned house some 300 miles away from California and restricted her in a house basement. Both Alex and Michale is to be found guilty of quite a few crimes, including ‘conspiracy’ to do a kidnapping; ‘false imprisonment’; battery, penal code 242; and ‘assault PC 240’.
Yes, sir” (pg.47). On (pg.47) the prosecutor was cross-examining the employer of Guiseppe Smeraldi, and was attempting to smear the reputation of the defendant by yet again brining his past criminal record to the court, which held to relevance to the charges that where brought up in
Let us break down what justice is; justice is behaviour that is just or fair. So the justice system is the system that enforces the law which involves apprehending the accused, prosecuting the accused, defending the accused, sentencing and punishing the guilty. The justice system makes sure that every citizen is heard for and is helped according to what has happened to them. The criminal justice system today When a person commits a crime there are different levels of punishment and decision making if a person has committed a minor crime like speeding, littering, shoplifting, prostitution, vandalism being drunk, possession of drugs etc. They are either given tickets and left off with a warning or spend 1 night in jail some of the cases like vandalism will require them to do community service and others like drug possession can land them into jail for a few years.
The steps in the Criminal Justice decision making process is First, Law enforcement officers produce suspects when they arrest a person. Second the Prosecutors produce defendents when they charge a suspect with crimes. Third,courts produce offenders when they convict defendants.Last, Corrections produce ec- offenders when they release them from
I feel like my dad is an everyday hero because he’s overly kind, he is brave, positive, hilarious, strong and loving to everyone around him and everyone has unconditional love for him. He can go to a grocery store and make friends with the butcher and he is friends with the butcher his name is Ralph. My dad is an everyday hero because he influences everyone around him in a wonderful way! Without my dad I wouldn 't be here. He is one of the best things in my life and I would not be able to survive without