He identified the murder weapon and claimed responsibility for the killing and the murders on Lake Herman Road that happened in December.(Report, 2007) On July 31, 1969, the San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Chronicle and the Vallejo Times-Herald all received letters. Each of the letters contains one-third of an encoded message, also known as a cipher, by someone claiming to be the killer. all were signed with a crossed circle symbol which is also the logo used on the Zodiac watch brand. In a letter, sent to the San Francisco examiner on August 4, 1969, the killer first uses the greeting, that gave him his official name that everyone will remember still to this day, “This is the Zodiac speaking.”
When looking at the murder of Carolyn Muncey in 1985, we see that law enforcement did obtain a confection from Paul House concerning his involvement in the crime. Law Enforcement also collected evidence in the case such as semen from Ms. Muncey’s underwear, hair, and muddy pants from Mr. House, and blood samples from Ms. Muncey’s body (Neubauer and Fradella, 2009). Mr. House was a friend of Ms. Muncey and her husband, and Mr. House not having a mush of an alibi for his where about during the timeframe of Ms. Muncey’s murder. The House murder case is one that is uncommon in our justice system due to the amount of time that his case was visited by different courts. The first court stage, from first hearing of bond through the sentencing,
I think his death was a shock for his family and unexpected event. Moreover, he died without doing any error. Based on what I read in The Other Wes Moore in introduction about one name, two fates, and compare it with an article “ 2 men arrested in shooting of NYPD officer, police say” in New York CNN Prokupecz, Sanchez, and Botelho explain that the police officers follow armed men, and the police officers was shot by the armed men. Also, the police officer weren’t in their work hour, and they did wear their bulletproof vests. Comparing this event with what happened this article the same as the book, but there is a different between them.
I was already aware of the issue about discrimination towards blacks and how it relates to police brutality, but before reading this article, I never knew what the main reasons for the discrimination was. In 8th grade, I was supposed to write about a current event, something that had just happened recently. I chose the shooting of Trayvon Martin. At the time, this was a recent incident and it disturbed me that some man would willingly shoot and kill a teenager for no probable reason other than he found Martin “suspicious.” As the case went on to trial, I later found out that Zimmerman, the gunman, was found not guilty.
Peterson reported to the police department without hesitation and denied all accusations against him. Three of Peterson’s co-workers came forward and said that on the time in which the victim 's body was found dead, they were with Peterson. But after multiple interrogations, threats of prosecution and questionable police tactics” (Innocenceproject.org) his co-workers changed their stories and said that he confessed to the murder after a ride home from work. I’m sure you can guess how this went for Mr. Peterson, he later stood trial and was sentenced to life in prison. When DNA testing came into play Peterson, lucky, was offered a re-try to prove his
Upon entering the courtroom, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The jury had taken their seats and soon the judge looked to me, “Does the Prosecution wish to make an opening statement?” “Yes, your Honor,” I replied. As lead prosecutor in the inaugural case of the Mendocino Coast Teen-Peer Court, my first task was to look over the details. In reading this case, involving the shoplifting alcohol from a grocery store, the juvenile defendant had been given the option to clear this conviction from his record if he was to participate with the organization and complete the sentence provided.
A later "rebuttal" to statements that the blade was illicit, prosecutors argued that Gray was "wrongfully arrested" well before the officers realized that he had a blade, and without "probable cause." On May 21st, 2015, a grand jury summoned the officers on the "vast majority" of the first set of allegations filed by Mosby of the particular case of the charges of "unlawful detainment and false capture" and added charges of "reckless endangerment" to every one of the officers involved. Gray 's death "resulted in series of protest." On
On October 1st a gunman opened fire on a crowd at a concert at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, NV. The shooter was a 64 year old named Stephen Paddock, an accountant from Clinton, Iowa. With 58 people were killed and 546 were injured, it was deemed the deadliest domestic shooting in the United States. Singer Jason Aldean was giving the closing performance on the final day of the festival, just before 10 PM.
Robert Olen Butler, a fiction writer, enjoys that he is able to create a story in which it can take any route. When he says, “Fiction is ultimately the art form of human yearning” he is referring to his own work in a sense. One of his texts, “Fairy Tale,” tells about a nonstandard fairytale. A Vietnamese immigrant comes to the United States and works as a prostitute as she is trying to make a living for herself in her new home (“Fairy Tale” 1). Miss Noi ultimately meets her prince charming and ends up living in “a nice little house and she is a housewife with a toaster machine” (“Fairy Tale” 7).
After reading the story “The Myth of the Latin Woman”, I was not astonished that people still to this day carry the mindset of racial stereotyping. Even though that no matter how much a person tries to cast away from their culture to avoid being labeled, they would still be judged from what the world portrays them as. However, even to this day I am and will forever be a victim of being labeled due to the color of my skin. I myself as well as others in this society am guilty of stereotyping Latino women due to what we see in movies. There was a time when I came across a young Latino female, it was when I was hanging out with a group of friends after school.
I drove my cousin back to our house and went back to the memorial service. When I arrived the service was almost over so I just went back to my seat and waited. After the memorial service I went to my cousin and I’s house. When I got there my cousin was watching a news report that said he had been spotted at the memorial service. My first reaction was to get out of town, but then I thought that if I left town than the police would suspect me of killing Christy.