Whetmore Case Summary

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The four defendants were brought to trial due to the perception of the parties involved that they killed Roger Whetmore during an exploration of caves. Whetmore and the defendants were members of the Speluncean Society, an organization of amateurs interested in the exploration of caves. During the exploration of the cave, a landslide occurred that fell in such a manner to block completely the only known opening. The men settled themselves near the obstructed entrance to wait until a rescue party could remove the detritus that prevented them from leaving. Since Whetmore and the defendants did not return, the Secretary of the Society was notified by their families and a rescue party was promptly dispatched to the spot. Whetmore and the four defendants established communication with a…show more content…
In what state where the defendants when they made the decision? 2. How did Whetmore , the defendants make the final decision and how long did it take them to deliberate over the decision? 3. Did anyone refute the final decision of the dice throw? 4. What is [are] the law[s] applicable to this case and how does it support the final decision? Key Issues The defendants were not in a logical state of mind. They went through many days of being malnourished which lead to a state of shock. Under these circumstances, Whetmore and the defendants lacked cognitive reasoning. Your brain takes care of your thoughts and movements, your breathing and heartbeat, your senses – it works hard 24/7, even while you are sleeping. This means your brain requires a constant supply of fuel. What you eat directly affects the structure and function of your brain and, ultimately, your mood. Eating high-quality foods that contain lots of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants nourishes the brain and protects it from stress. If your brain is deprived of nutrition; consequences are to be expected. There are studies that shows the correlation between what you eat, how you feel and how a person ultimately
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