He was a 19-year-old high school dropout looking for cash in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Wilbert got his money but received a multitude of negativity in the process. When it was all said and done, one woman was deceased, two people were injured, and Rideau had incurred the wrath of a "white mob that had gathered at the site of his arrest and again at the jail"(A Brief History). Half-heartedly, Mr. Rideau was assigned two attorneys with a real estate background, and in 1961 he was sentenced to death by an all-white jury. Under normal circumstances, this would wrap up the court case, yet Rideau 's situation turns bizarre.
In February 2002, a missing person case became a heart-melting homicide investigation. This was a test of morals and patients. A Quebec man was arrested and charged in the 2002 death of Adrienne McColl; the 21-year-old's body was found on February 17 in a Alberta field,16 years ago. Recently Gatineau police arrested 49-year-old Stéphane Parent, he is facing a second-degree murder charge in McColl's death. The facts that is evident to the general public in terms of this case are that Parent was fired from his job at the bar just days before McColl’s death, the bar owner reported that someone stole $8,400 from the restaurant.
One side calls them weapons of war, the other side claims the term “assault weapon” is merely an intimidating term used to scare liberals and anti-gun advocates. In 1994, President Bill Clinton signed a national ban on assault weapons. The assault weapons ban comes with a sunset effect and every 10 years the ban automatically expires and every gun advocate crawls out of hiding to make sure the ban doesn’t renew (“Should the government restrict access to assault weapons?”). Congress needs to stand up to the NRA to reinstate the ban. Assault weapons are militarized styled guns that are meant to kill a mass number of people at an alarming rate and these weapons should not be in the hands of ordinary citizens.
For the Application of the Criminal Justice System project of the Criminal Justice course, I chose the arrest of John Burke. This case is about the arrest and sentencing of John Burke who had shot and killed Joseph Ronan. Twenty-five year old John Burke agreed to meet with 22 year old Joseph Ronan at Ronans home, in Reading, Massachusetts on Monday, August 15, 2011 around 1pm, with the intent of purchasing Percocet pills. (Boston.com, 2013) However, shortly after entering Ronans home, Burke opened fire (News, 2011), and after shooting Joseph Ronan several times, with the belief that Ronan was involved in a robbery at Burkes apartment in April 2011 (Boston.com, 2013), fled the home. Ronans grandfather (Daniel, 2011), who had been in the home
I have no guilt In 1970, the FBI were targeting the leaders of Native Americans Movement to weaken the power they established as the FBI were scared of the unity and togetherness of the Native Americans. Racesim and discrimination at this time were still an issue for the non-white people including Native Americans. On june 1, 1977, one of the great member of the American Indian movement, Leonard Peltier was convicted and sentenced to two consecetive term of life imprisonment for first-degree murder in the shooting of two Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) agents during conflict on the pine Ridge Indian Reservation Pine on 1975. Mr. Peltier was born on September 12, 1944 in Dakota. He is one of the greatest Native American Activist.
He succumbed to a many days of questioning by the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division, and less than about a month later was formally convicted by the Army of the murders on May 1 of 1970. However, on June 5, 1970, Colonel Warren V. Rock requested that he hear the evidence against Jeffrey MacDonald. Once he reviewed all of the evidence and wrote a 90 page report regarding it, Colonel Warren V. Rock recommended that all the charges against MacDonald should be dropped because they were “not true” on October 13, 1970. Jeffrey MacDonald was honorably discharged from the army and returned to his home state, New York. After he returned to New York, Jeffrey MacDonald continued his work as a doctor.
Harding later pleaded guilty to conspiring to hinder the prosecution, during the federal criminal investigation. However, six months after the attack, the U.S. Figure Skating Association (USFSA) conducted its own investigation in relation to Harding’s involvement in the attack. Panel chairman William Hybl, announced its decision: "By a preponderance of the evidence, the five members of the panel concluded that she had prior knowledge and was involved prior to the incident,"(Washington Post). Following their investigation, Harding was stripped of her 1994 U.S. Championship title and was permanently banned from all USFSA events as a skater and coach.
Opening speech The UN Charter was signed on the 26th of June 1945, and became enforced on the 24th of October 1945. And so , we used that charter to convict 22 Nazis, of whom eleven were given the death penalty, three were acquitted, three were given life imprisonment and four were given imprisonment ranging from 10 to 20 years. if we do not follow the law that we created and convict Truman, then we have no right to say that any of those 22 Nazis were war criminals. As the evidence will show more than 200,000 people were brutally murdered during the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. the land was laid to waste, and anything within a 1 mile radius was turned to ashe.
Once we got that bullet removed, we brought you to your room. You slept for a good eight hours." Later on that day, Brad was interviewed by the police. He told them everything that happened, including Nick getting shot. By the next evening, Brad learned on the news that George was arrested.
He later testified as an expert witness on behalf of Ivan "Chip" Frederick II, a former staff sergeant sentenced to eight years for his role in the abuse of detainees. Zimbardo's argument to the court was that then Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and other top Pentagon officials had created an environment in which Frederick and his colleagues were bound to behave with sadistic cruelty. Zimbardo went on to write The Lucifer Effect, exploring the underlying psychology at work in both his experiment and the events at Abu Ghraib. His connection to Abu Ghraib became even more personal when Donald Rumsfeld was appointed a visiting fellow this year at the Hoover Institution, a think tank housed at Stanford University, where Zimbardo is a professor emeritus. The Washington Monthly's Peter Laufer and Markos Kounalakis recently caught up with Zimbardo, who is now leading an effort by Stanford faculty and students to prevent Rumsfeld's