LEGAL ASSIGNMENT: HAYLEY MILES COURT CASE: R V MURPHY FACTS: On February 2nd 1986 a 26 year old women by the name of Anita Lorraine Cobby was kidnapped when walking home on Newtown Rd in Blacktown at around 10pm. Cobby was dragged into the car containing five men and ordered to strip and perform sexual acts, the accused men than dragged her body through a barb wire fence and subjected her to a commit a series of sexual assaults while her attackers beat her repeatedly, and then killed her. PENALTIES IMPOSED: The five men John Travers, Michael Murdoch, and siblings Michael, Leslie and Gary were arrested and charged with multiple offences including: Murder ‘taking
At the age of nine Lucious began to sell drugs as an orphan to support himself. Lucious has an ex-wife named Cookie who also helped sell drugs to support and finance his rapping career. During a drug run, Cookie got arrested and was sentenced to jail. Lucious uses his drug money to build his own record company, which is called Empire Entertainment. Throughout time, Lucious was informed with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) meaning is a specific disorder that involves the death of neurons, which he was giving less than three years to live.
Speck was sent to jail, for theft and check fraud, in 1963. After getting out of jail only 4 months after he was sent again for aggravated assault. His wife filed for a divorce on January 1966, he then fled to chicago. For a while he stayed out of trouble until, one day a 65 year old lady was raped and robbed in her own home on April 2, 1966, and on April 13 a barmaid in his local tavern, Mary Kay Pierce, was brutally beaten to death. He managed to deflect police questioning and escape once again.
One of the most famous stories of Milwaukee’s notorious killer, Jeffrey Dahmer, occurred in 1991. A boy was discovered wandering the streets drugged and confused, he was 14-year-old Konerak Sinthasomphone. The two women that found him called 911; however Dahmer chased after his victim and stated to the police that he was his 19-year-old boyfriend. Without a sex offender background check or age verification, the police handed Sinthasomphone back over to Dahmer. Later that same night, Dahmer killed and dismembered Sinthasomphone and kept his skull as a souvenir (¨Jeffrey Dahmer¨).
Nick was so controlling or greedy that he allegedly stole over $11,000 of her money while she was in a coma. Nick allegedly played head-games with her. At first he was her surrogate brother. Then in 2012, when Bobbi Kristina’s mother, Whitney Houston passed away, he became her boyfriend, which shortly after that, led to him becoming her unofficial husband. He told her whom she could and could not see.
Her mother was legally blind and a schizophrenic, which qualifies their family for welfare to only pay for her parents’ drug ritual. Throughout, the years of drugs the girls are brought around other users and Liz receives abuse from Ron while her mother is gone to the liquor store one night. Her mother also eventually breaks the news to Liz that she has HIV. The drugs drive a wedge in between her parents which leads them to separation. This seems to really affect Liz along with the new diagnosis of her mom.
Around 9 o’clock p.m. on February 4, 1974, 19-year-old Patricia Hearst was kidnapped from her apartment in Berkeley, thrown into the back of a car, and taken away. Her kidnappers were later revealed to be the Symbionese Liberation Army, who demanded several million dollars worth of food donations in exchange for her release. Hearst claimed to have been raped by SLA member William Wolfe, stating that “she hated him”, but in a previous interview, she has called him “the most gentlest, most beautiful man I have ever known.” If Hearst truely was abusively coerced to aid in the robbery, she would not have spoke so highly of him. To further add upon that, she has kept a ‘trinket’ given to her by Wolfe. This trinket has been described as a “love
In 2009 Robert H. Richards IV a white father and heir to DuPont a chemical company, was arrested for sexual abuse of his wife, and raping his beloved 3-year old daughter. Instead of getting sentenced to jail like any other person that fails to meet the law requirements, he was put on probation because the judge thought he wouldn 't fit right in prison. Meanwhile Sanesha Taylor a, homeless black mother was arrested for leaving her two children, aged 6 months and 2 years in the car, so she can attend her job interview. She wasn 't as lucky as Mr. Richards though. She had her life turned upside down just because she was poor AND a minority.
Mike Reynolds lost his daughter in June of 1992 to murder. His eighteen year old daughter, Kimber, was gunned down at 10:41 p.m. in the parking lot of the Daily Planet restaurant located in Fresno, California. Her attackers were Joe Davis, the shooter, and Douglas Walker. Both men were crystal-meth addicts. Davis, who had recently been paroled from Wasco
In the early 1990’s, two very tragic, yet avoidable events transpired that would put into motion the passing and the implementation of California’s Three-Strikes Law. The first event took place on June 29, 1992; it involved a recent high school graduate, 18 year old girl named Kimber Reynolds. Two men accosted Kimber while on a motorcycle attempting to steal her purse; she was shot in the head with a Magnum .357 and died two days later. The police found the two thieves. The shooter died in a battle of gunfire with an officer.
Marie Noe is an American serial killer. She was convicted in June 1999 of murdering eight of ten of her children. She was born in 1928 in Philadelphia, PA. She is still living to this day, and will get off of prohibition next year, but will serve five years of house arrest. Marie grew up with her parents having a troubled relationship. Her dad was a violent alcoholic who beat her mother, and her mom was violet to the kids.
This article discusses Ethan Couch being deported back to the United States after him and his mother left to Mexico. Ethan Couch, while intoxicated, caused a crash that ultimately killed four people in the other car, however, in a juvenile court he used an affluenza defense that left him with only 10 years of probation, including the restriction of alcoholic consumptions. After a video later showed up of Couch drinking at a party, him and his mother left to Mexico to evade the investigation. Recently, the Mexican authorities were trying to lift the injunction that has, so far, let the teenager stay in the country and trying to get him deported back to the United States. Although Couch is fighting the deportation, if he does come back he will
Charles Millies changed to Charles Manson after his mothers’ engagement, was born in Cincinnati Ohio, to Kathleen Maddox and Walker Scott. He was born to a sixteen-year-old prostitute and alcoholic who had no possible way or experience of raising a child. In order to give her child a name, she married William Manson but he soon abandoned both of them. After his mother not stepping up and raising him and his father walking out, Charles headed to the streets and getting arrested multiple times for petty crimes. At age 17, Manson was spending his time in prison.
Duvall is one of five kids, raised by single mother. The title of the book, “Dear or in Prison”, comes from an argument Duvall had with his uncle after he was caught stealing his drunk uncle’s wallet, who them proceeded to beat him and say, “Keep on doin’ this and you will be dead or in prison by the time you’re thirteen” (vi); . Duvall makes a point to mention that he was very close with his grandparents, who taught him many valuable lessons. The beginning of Duvall’s delinquent behavior began before the age of seven when he began stealing food and candy then stealing money and possessions from anyone. These actions earned Duvall respect within his crew, whom knew he was trouble and not to be messed with.
“By 1945 I had lied, stolen, cheated, deceived, and even killed,” Marion told the audience assembled Rackham Auditorium for the seventh Wallenberg Lecture in October 1996. Marion even killed a policeman “I felt I had no choice, but to shoot him.” She kidnapped children to save them from being killed by the Germans. Many people knew what Marion was doing and many helped her save people and children by not telling what she was doing. She took long bike rides up North up north to provide food for the Jews. Sadly, she was pulled by German’s and ended up staying overnight in custody.