George Anthony The witness list includes Vasco Degama Thompson, an ex-convict who served time for kidnapping, ABC affiliate WFTV reported. The defense alleges that Thompson had phone conversations with George Anthony on July 14, just days before Caylee was reported missing,
1. Is the Court correct? Explain your reasoning The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed the lower courts approval of the drug checkpoint saying, “the checkpoint contravened the Fourth Amendment” (Cornell University Law School LII, 2000). The United States Supreme Court affirmed that decision stating that the, “checkpoint program was indistinguishable from a general interest crime control” (Cornell University Law School LII, 2000) that violated the Fourth Amendment.
The Christopher Vaughn case is a popular case in which ballistics and blood spatter aided in solving. Vaughn pleaded not guilty in court, and the defense stuck to the case that it was a murder-suicide case involving his wife. Paul Kish, a blood spatter expert assigned to the case, said that the evidence found at the crime scene did not correlate with Vaughn’s story. Vaughn’s blood was found in many different places; the center console, on his wife’s shorts, on the front and back of her seatbelt, and on the carpet between her shoes. Vaughn’s original statement did not mention the blood present on the seatbelt. When investigators at the crime scene unlatched and then re-latched her seatbelt, the wife’s chin was directly above the bloodstain. She was shot under the chin, therefore it was previously concluded that it must have been her blood present on the seatbelt. However, the Illinois State Police crime lab proved that it was in fact Christopher Vaughn’s blood on it. His wife’s blood was also found on the center console, but it was disturbed before it began to congeal. In addition, it appeared that some of her blood on the console was wiped towards the passenger seat from the driver’s seat. Kish concluded that someone had come into
Steven Truscott Case: Analysis In 1959, in Southwestern Ontario, town of Clinton a young man named Steven Truscott was wrongly convicted for the murder of his 12 year old classmate, Lynne Harper. Steven was seen giving Lynne a ride on his bicycle to the highway 8 intersection around 7pm, a favor she asked him to do. Two days after Steven Truscott was seen giving Lynne Harper a ride to the highway intersection, Lynne Harper was found dead near a tractor trail near a wooded area. Although Steven Truscott claimed that he saw Lynne Harper get into a car after he dropped her off, many people continued to believe that Steven Truscott murdered her.
Dustin Seal, a junior at Powell High School, Knoxville, TN drove his mom’s car to Friday-night football game with his friends who had put a knife in the glove compartment without his information. Over a suspicion of drinking alcohol, school vice principal searched Dustin’s car and found a hunting knife. Being unaware of the knife Dustin got suspended with pending expulsion from Powell high by the principal. Following with several appeal processes School board sided with the school principal on expelling Dustin. His father sued the school board for violation of Dustin’s right under fourth and fourteenth amendments to Federal court ruled in favor of Seal and the case was settled with $30,000 award to Dustin. six months after the award Unfortunately
This occurs only when the patient agrees to “opt in” as presented, if deemed beneficial, by the physician and the pharmacist. Therefore, necessitating only one visit to the pharmacy per month for the patient. In order to effectuate this process, patient copayments or cost sharing and current dispensing parameters need to be adjusted in order to protect both patients’ out of pocket costs and pharmacists who are providing the health care service in compliance with state and federal mandates despite the quantity being
October 2nd, 2002 was the start of a long and horrific three weeks in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. People were terrified to be in the area and everyone was on edge. What appeared to be random killings, turned out to be a well-organized series of senseless shootings that took the lives of ten innocent people. After days of people being scared to death and much confusion, investigators discovered that there were two suspects in the shootings; John Allen Muhammad and his teenage partner Lee Boyd Malvo and they were in a blue 1990 Chevrolet Caprice sedan designed to terrorize people. This break in the case came when one of the suspects called the tip hotline and told them to look into a murder in Alabama, which lead to the case being
Riya Nigudkar Mr. McMahon Literature and Writing 1 February, 2018 Tim Johnson’s Affiliation with the Tom Robinson Case It is The Great Depression, and an innocent black man has been accused of raping a white woman, nothing new. The novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, takes place in Maycomb, Alabama during The Great Depression. The novel covers the years where Boo Radley took over the Finch kids’ childhoods, and Atticus Finch, a respected lawyer, defends a black man. Scout and Jem, spend their years entangled in stories surrounding a man named Arthur “Boo” Radley by using their free time doing anything to see him in person.
Pedophile Pastor Gets Life Times Seven It 's not every day that we hear about prison sentences are rejoice, especially when it 's a pastor being thrown in the tank. When the pastor has been a molester, however, it 's good to hear that justice still exists, even if it is a little late coming. PimpPreacher.com has featured articles on a pastor from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who said he was in love with a 14-year old and was arrested, (twice!) for molesting her and getting her pregnant.
On November 16, 1972, student protestors at Southern University A&M College located in Baton Rouge took place at the campus's administration building. To remove the protestors, deputies and the state police tossed tear gas canisters into the building, which the people threw back out of the windows. Two students were killed during the protest, Denver A. Smith and Leonard D. Brown.
Eyewitness Bennett Barbour was a 22 year old, black male who was charged and convicted of rape in the state of Virginia. Barbour fought for over thirty years o clear his good name. Barbour was sentenced on for the alleged rape on April 15 of the same year. Bennett received a ten-year sentence for which he served four and a half years in prison. Barbour was exonerated on May 24, 2012.
Court proceeding and judgment change eventually with time. Every case that is heard within the court system might potentially alter court proceedings that follow. The courts up hold the law and make sure that the defense and prosecution abide by it for a clear judgment. After reading Case No. 09-3133 REGINALD MEEKS v. DAVID MCKUNE, and Case No. 05-5049 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. CONRAD DOMINIC POOLE, law that protect the defendant are up held in court if there is reason to believe an error in conviction has occurred. If applying to appeal to the court’s decision and it’s valid it will be heard.
Facts of the Case: Monte Durham has an extensive history of imprisonment due to breaking the law and hospitalization due to mental illness after every conviction. In every case, he was deemed of having an unsound mind. After 15 months of treatment, in one particular case, Durham was discharged from the mental hospital and returned to jail to serve the remainder of his sentence. After his release, Durham received a warrant for parole violation and fled the area. He was arrested again for bad checks. He was sent back to the District. Once again, the parole board sent him to a lunacy inquisition hearing where he was readmitted to the hospital. This time the diagnosis was "without mental disorder, psychopathic personality." And he was discharged for the third time.