However, one may argue that you can use people with mental issues who do crimes are evil. But, I believe that is an irrational fallacy because they aren’t mentally intact enough to make competent decisions. Speaking of crime, this leads me to my
There is the defendants and the victim’s family members present. On May 21, 1998, tragedy was sweep through Thurston High School when Mr.Kinkel decide to go to school and shoot 30 victims and killing four of them. Two of the people he killed were his parents that he killed at home, and 26 other victims were injured. On July 31, 2002 he appealed the court case was evaluated by doctors, law firms, courts, and judges. When he go his sentence the Defendant decide to appeal the sentence.
On December 14, 2012 twenty first-graders and six educators were killed by a man who then killed himself. There are many conspiracy theories that pass the whole thing off as a hoax; when in fact, it was a very real situation. Peter Houlahan, a Newtown EMT, “Before Sandy Hook I looked at the world as a good place where bad things happen. Now I look at the world as a bad place where good things happen.” Many people have had an emotional and scarring reaction. Based on this EMT’s response, “But Connecticut 's public safety culture is changing, and with it, perhaps, the notion that emergency service workers are somehow immune to emotional injury,” it is directly shown how everyone involved is effected on a large
For scientists, work is their life, and therefore, they are emotionally withdrawn from relationships with others. Also, while in the interrogation with Davey, the stepson of the deceased, Dr. Brennan accuses the adolescent of murder with no hint of sympathy for the boy who just lost a father figure. Dr. Brennan has many encounters such as this one with individuals that show her lack of social etiquette for delicate subjects. The way in which the doctor interacts with others and expresses a lack of interest for other’s feelings shows how popular culture portrays scientists as being unempathetic and socially
Means or ends? Machiavellian statement “the ends justifies the means” is very controversial in its own nature and even more when we start to think of it in a relation to a particular case. In the autumn of 2002, a 27-year-old Magnus Gäfgen kidnapped and eventually murdered a son of a wealthy German banker. As one would expect, Magnus Gäfgen was accused and sentenced to a life imprisonment the following year. However, surprisingly, he was not the only one accused in this case.
Danforth expresses his opinions on lying when Mary Warren enter his court to confess herself and he begins the conversation by saying, “How were you instructed in your life? Do you not know that God damns all liars?” (Miller 101). Through this statement he clearly demonstrates his belief that lying will send a person to Hell. As the story progresses, Danforth and many other officials begin to realize that the entire situation in Salem progressed to far and honest people will continue to die unless they can convince people to lie in order to save themselves. Danforth explains his inability to free the accused people because, “twelve are already hanged for the same crime.
There are many valid arguments regarding the death penalty. Does society really need Capital punishment or would we be better off without it? For many facts that I have found in my research I believe society could do better then Capital Punishment. The most debated reason over the death pentaly is if it is right or wrong morally. There are many angles to look at this question.
He said that it is impossible for him to declare Pi innocent.The more he examines this case and think about it, the more deeply he become involved and making his mind entangled.He found that every reason to declare him innocent was balanced by a reason to prove him guilty. He withdraws from the case making no decision. Justice Keen He puts two questions before the Court. First that whether executive clemency should be extended to these defendants if the conviction is affirmed and second that of deciding whether what these men did was "right" or "wrong," "wicked" or "good." He says "Whoever shall willfully take the life of another shall be punished by death.
“There is no doubt that the supporters of the death penalty have more in common with murders then its opponents” (Gourmot). The death penalty is an extremely controversial subject in today 's society. The idea of taking another person 's life is completely inhuman, even if it is a life of a soulless murderer or criminal in general. The overall concept of the death penalty is easy to understand, but all the emotional aspects are extremely complex. I have a difficult time understanding the hypocritical mindset of the death penalty, the idea of taking a criminal 's life because they may have taken someone else 's.
The jury had a murder case that dealt with a nineteen-year-old man that was accused of murdering his father from several people. If the man was found guilty of the crime, then he would be sentenced to death. Each one of the jurors came to their own decision deciding whether or not the defendant was guilty of the crime or not. The rising action in the play is that only Juror #8 found the defendant innocent and all the other jurors found him guilty of the crime. In order for the jury to make a decision, they needed a unanimous vote.
Most mentally ill people who are convicted on capital charges should not be executed, for three such reasons. Firstly, the executions would violate equal protection of the laws in any jurisdiction in which execution of children and people with mental illness of any kind that psychologically cannot fully comprehend what they are committing is barred. Secondly, many death sentences imposed on people with mental illness violate due process more so because their mental illness is treated by the aggravating factor, either directly or to create a separate aggravating circumstance. Thirdly, many mentally ill offenders, who are sentenced to death, will be so impaired to what is fully going on at the time of execution that they can not emotionally understand the significance of their punishment. Thus, they cannot be executed under the eighth amendment; Regarding this, the latter conclusion is required even if they are cured through some sort of treatment.
Cameron Todd Willingham was put to death for killing his girls, by setting the house on fire purposely in Corsicana, Texas. The arson inspector’s findings were that the house was purposely set on fire due to lab tests and burn patterns. Willingham was put to death at the Texas State Penitentiary in February 2009. The Texas Forensic Science Commission determined that the local and state arson investigators used “flawed science” when the fire was labeled as arson. Experts stated that the findings were careless (Ryan 261-313).
John Henry Giles signed the DNR under the false belief that he was suffering from a condition called ALS which was diagnosed by Dr.Hamilton and agreed upon by Dr.Forman. It is understandable why he would not want to be resuscitated in the event that something would happen due to the miserable conditions and suffering that he would have faced as a result of the progression of this condition. The only problem was that Dr.House was the only one that disagreed with the ALS diagnosis but his argument was uncertain and unsupported. Due to the lack of testing requested by the patient and the undetermined cause of his illness the doctors that were assigned his case had to take a chance and prescribe John medications that they believed would help his
The FBI collection of articles of Famous Cases & Criminals prominently portrays the mass murder mayhem of Timothy McVeigh 's efforts to topple the government, thus making headline news in many area news articles around the world. Timothy McVeigh was sentenced to death because he took many lives, performed a terrorist bombing on a government building in Oklahoma City, and received fifteen counts of murder, and as Exodus 21:24 states, “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.” This is a concept on which capital punishment is based. Personally speaking, every person should have a chance to make up for their mistakes, ensuring that their soul may go through some healing. I see the point of those who say that a murderer would deserve to die, Timothy McVeigh had murdered thousands in a single blast. I understand that those families all want revenge, I understand the pain they are going through; myself, as well as many others,
I will always remember the demise of Stanley Tookie Williams which occurred on TV back in December 13, 2005. He was just 51 when he passes on by the deadly infusion. Stanley Tookie Williams was an indicted executioner, and he was likewise the posse 's prime supporter of the crips. Tookie case blended a national verbal confrontation about the death penalty versus the conceivably of recovery. I recollect watch his biography on TV, yes Tookie did a great deal of executing however the one he went to imprison for he didn 't submitted, so to me individual this was a wrongful passing.