At eleven at night the jury verdict Tom as guilty, later Jems ideas of how decent the people of maycomb have been thrown away while Bob Ewell is out to get revenge on Atticus. Everyone except Atticus is worried about what Bob Ewell will do, While trying to figure out what will happen to Tom Robinson. But shortly after Tom's imprisonment he tried to escape and was shot seventeen times and it is time to tell the news of his death to his family. The summer is ending and the news of Tom's death is everywhere, while the widow had fallen in front of Atticus when the news struck, Bob Ewell could only make jokes of this
In March 2013, a twenty-five year old, Allen Flanagan was shot seven times by a Dallas Texas police officer Clark Staller. Allen was unarmed and shot once in the back. When his parents filed a Death lawsuit against the DPD (Dallas Police Department), an eyewitness had said that Allen attempted to follow the police officer 's instructions, and "saw no aggression, no fighting, no acting out or anything from [Allen], but still, the policeman kept shooting him". Yet because Staller was treated for abrasions on his neck, and said he was in fear of his life; the Dallas County grand jury agreed that Staller was not accountable of homicide. Even if Staller was in fear of his life there was to need to shoot Allen seven times, leaving him dead.
This protest led to citizens shooting at police and police having to return fire . Sixty people were arrested during the day and then nine at night that same day. Protest contain hate speeches that are not accepted by certain people around
It has impacted my life in every way it can. We have all been sort of indoctrinated to believe all these kinds of stereotypes. Which is why we see on television innocent people of color being shot to death by a white officer because they felt “unsafe.” Just like the case of Michael Brown in Missouri. He was killed by the police at the age of 18. Numbers or unarmed people of color being killed by police keep growing and things like this will continue to affect my life.
Millard would than try to help Patrick out with the case by arguing that Patrick’s lawyer failed to proposal a testimony on his client’s behalf during the sentencing. Even after Prejean asked the Bishop to talk on Patrick’s behalf, the Supreme Court still denies Patrick’s petition and the execution date was set to April 5, 1984. Prejean would than ask her friend Kathleen Lory to help prepare the funeral for Patrick. Patrick was served his final meal and head was shaved clean in order to prevent his head from catching on fire. Patrick also had to wear a diaper incase an accident happen.
A dashboard camera captured an officer shooting down a young black man, a video that was not released to the public for over a year. According to the Chicago Police Department also known as the CPD, officer Jason Van Dyke acted in self-defense when he shot Laquan Johnson and stated “McDonald was out of control and menacing him with a knife, so he shot him once, in the chest.”. His autopsy alone showed that McDonald was shot over sixteen times. Increasing national bitterness and hatred grow for the police for taking advantage of not only their position but the weapons that they are trusted with. It’s been shown numerous times that police officers think they are above the law.
He thought that all people are on their own, yet he had his family with him at all times, so he actually is never physically alone. When Colleen died is when he lost his religion, he blames God for taking her. Graham sees Colleen’s death as something to be dreaded but it actually “meant to be”, from the words of the driver that hit Colleen. Colleen was hit by Ray, the town’s veterinarian, who fell asleep at the wheel at the same time Colleen was walking. She was pinned between the car and a tree, “she won’t be saved,” said the sheriff.
The 4 month old baby died at the hospital after the parents decided to take him off of life support. This affected the whole family. This little boy lost his baby brother, and the parents lost their baby child.To imagine making the decision to take your baby off of life support, knowing that he will not make it, and none of it was your fault.In conclusion, driving drunk does not just affect the driver that chose to drivedrunk. It affects the people they hit and sometimes kill. These people are innocent and didn 't chose to serve the consequences of the drunk.
The riots in Charlotte, started with a peaceful protest for a man who was shot by the police. However, just like with the peaceful protest that started in Los Angeles, people became violent and started to loot block highways and injure others. The Charlotte police who are trained to handle rioters, started to use tear gas, and other forms of excessive force to stop the violence. After, some peaceful protesters complained about the treatment police officers were restrained from using the objects on peaceful protesters. In both riots there was a city-wide curfew for people to be in the house by.
Since the use of the NICS system Approximately 916,000 individuals have been prohibited from purchasing a firearm for failing a background check between November 30, 1998, when the NICS system began operating on December 31 of 2004(Alters 118). This affects how people get gun drastically. If they are not able to go to the store anymore because background checks came up were not acceptable not allowing that person to purchase a firearm. The criteria for determining who should be able to possess a firearm. It should check for past legal issues not only for the individual but their family members.
After the retired detective gave Twyla some information, weeks later his demeanor changed and he said he couldn 't help her anymore. What happened? A young newspaper reporter covered the story of the 40 year vigil held this past July. This reporter seemed very concerned then and had hopes of helping solve this case. Now she will not even return Twyla 's phone messages.
Garner was murdered about two weeks before Michael Brown, but his death was not as widely known until the video footage of him begging a police officer to stop choking him was released, but especially not until mass protests in Ferguson and around the country began. The cultivation of disdain for the brutality African Americans faced in America grew more and more as more information about Eric Garner’s death surfaced. The released video showed footage of Garner being forced down onto the ground in a chokehold, followed by multiple New York Police Department Officers who held Garner down as he repeatedly said, “I can’t
Another error was a sheriff being involved in the case so much that didn’t even have anything to do with him. The sheriff wanted him to be guilty right away because of the incident that happened between Avery and the sheriff’s wife. The sheriff stated to Avery “I got you now.” The jail usually has a list of the people who were arrested the night before. When Stevens’s lawyer came to check his name wasn’t on the list. The sheriff ordered his name not be on the list.
The confrontation ended with Zimmerman shooting the unarmed teenager in the chest”(Trayvon Martin Biography). His attacker George Zimmerman- a neighborhood watch member- reportedly shot and killed Martin merely yards from his home. Similar to Trayvon Martin, Mike brown was an unarmed teenager who was brutally killed by police. “The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager Saturday by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb came after a struggle for the officer’s gun…”( Mike Brown NY Times Article). Hundreds of community members gathered to peacefully rally for a better investigation of his death, and in response police brought K-9 enforcements and weapons, if that isn 't a despicable representation of police force, I don 't know what
There have been many complaints about if body cameras on police officers will work or not. There are two people that have different opinions that other people that think body cameras will stop police brutality against police officers. William N. Grigg, and Joshua Krause these people think body cameras on police officers will not work, and will not stop or decrease the violence from police officers. Grigg’s argument is Their arguments are that the officers from the SDPD forgot to turn on their body cameras while on duty. A crime that happened in April, Officer Neal Browder fatally shot a 31-year-old man named Fridoon Zalbeg Rawshannehad, who had been suspected of carrying a knife.