Two of names he said he didn’t know, but the third man was George Clark. The police couldn’t find a man by the name of George Clark but used descriptions given by Joe that leads to the arrest of Derek Tice. Derek Tice both dazed and confused was taken to the integration room to meet no other than Robert Ford. Similar to the other three men after eleven hours of threats, yelling, intimidation, and being told he’s not telling the truth Derek surrendered and signed validating his confession. All four men share the same following theme from Ford: If you tell the truth you die, but if you lie you will live.
In the book Atticus and the members of the court system express the reach of prejudice, justice, and fairness in the justice system. The justice system was filled with prejudice. In the book it states, “ Now don 't you be so confident, Mr. Jem I ain 't ever seen a jury decide in favor of a colored man over a white man…”(279). Reverend Sykes is witnessing the trial of Tom Robinson.
To begin, when hale arrives in salem his books show how much he knows about witchcraft. As the play progress he starts to notice that the events in salem are not witchcraft. He notices that it is just people accusing other people they do not like. Next, Hale goes into salem confident it is witchcraft. When hale arrives in salem, he believes the girls and what they are saying about witchcraft and the people they are accusing.
The Crucible by Arthur Miller shows what the people in the town of Salem went through during the witch trials. Reverend Hale, a character in the story is an expert in the dark arts, and is in Salem to find out if there are witches. Upon arrival he faces many difficult scenarios for even an expert like himself. Reverend Hale’s feelings are tried throughout the entirety of his visit in Salem; his opinions change with every new stone overturned. When Hale is initially interviewing Betty Parris and Abigail he uncovers a certain turn of events to persuade him to believe witches are loose in Salem.
In Act 3 of the play “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller, most of the problems take place on the court. To begin, the characters Giles, Proctor, and Francis claim to have evidence to free their wives, also Francis said to Danforth “ the girls are fraud”(Miller 87), and he also claims “we have proof of it, sir. They are all deceiving you”(Miller 87).First, Francis shows a deposition of 91 people that have a good opinion about their wives, and have not seen any witchcraft activity, but Danforth demands the names of these people to be arrested (Miller) Then a discussion began between the court and the men, and the court wanted to see the evidence that they had , so Giles started by showing a deposition against the Putmans, saying that Putman “ is killing
Later on, Abigail fell out of her chair at diner claiming to be stabbed in the stomach. Reverend Hale goes to the Proctor home only to discover Elizabeth's poppet had a needle stuck in its stomach. This led him to believe Elizabeth had a voodoo doll and was in fact performing witchcraft. Mary Warren proves she is in fact a scared character when John Proctor instructs her to go inform the court his wife is innocent and she refuses to, stating, “I cannot, they’ll turn on me” (Miller
The presence of the Devil causes a sort of fear about the future for him, and what will happen to his life if he is convicted of witchcraft in his household. The fear of people rising the Devil, in their religious society, causes people in act in outrageous ways to cleanse the society. Throughout the act, people have taken interest in Betty, and Ruth (The Putnam’s child) as they are seen to be witches. The popular interest in the children is caused by the fear of the power of the Devil. If one is touched with the Devil, they are extremely sick, and cannot be bared; “I’d not call it sick; the Devil’s touch is heavier than sick.
The Executioner's Song is written from an authentic perspective regarding the sanity in a convict such as Gary Gilmore. “The novel was a thematic study from the perspectives of his attitude toward the death Penalty and Gary Gilmore as a death convict,” says a critique analyzing Mailer’s book. The 1000 page book is broken into two parts, the first part is all about Gary Gilmore’s crimes. According to a review by Keith he explains, “we begin with Gilmore’s parole, and get an almost daily look into his struggle to assimilate himself into normal life outside of prison, especially in relations with women and family members concerned about Gilmore’s manipulative tendencies and violent temper, breaks it off with Gilmore, after which he commits the
Seeking a scapegoat, their wrath falls on Rachel Howarth, a beautiful widow that they demand be executed for practicing witchcraft. Isaac Woodward is the itinerant judge who they select to preside over the case. The young and astute clerk Mathew Corbett, who believes the
Inside the dungeon, the prisoners had a little trial where he is being prosecuted. For his defense, Cervantes reenacted his story. The story is about a man named Alonso Quijano. To put it in better words, he was mentally insane. It understandable, he is old.
Haun declined to provide details as to the specific threats made. He did say this is not the first time Neville has made threats to others, but the first time his threats have involved public servants in their official capacities, which is what made the allegations felonies. On the intimidation charges, Neville is next scheduled to appear in court for a June 16 pretrial conference. A jury trial is scheduled for July 11.
A judge to accuse the accused of being guilty and charging them with long sentences, even when there was no evidence, is enough to show that the criminal justice system was faulty. After Colemans indicement, Rick perry had the trials/cases reopened and looked into. In the end, Perry pardoned 35 out
John Proctor come outside we need to talk. Judge thomas comes in and tells him “Proctor i 'm sorry to tell you but your wife is under arrest for witchcrafting”. Proctor was shocked, and mad tells him “are you accusing of my wife of witchcraft! She will never do such thing”. Elizabeth stood by his side and defended herself and tells the judge “i would never do such thing, i love god with all my heart and i would never do witchcraft or contact the devil or send my soul to hurt someone else” Elizabeth ask the judge “Who 's accusing me of such thing” Reverend Hale interrupts her and searches their house asks elizabeth do you have dolls and she responds and say yes this one Hale speaks and says What is this!
In his first trial, Wright was pressured by deputies to confess. He accused Charlie Weems and Clarence Norris of raping Price and Bates. Despite him later claiming his statements were coerced, his own trial ended in eleven jurors voting for a death sentence and one seeking life in prison. He spent the next six years in jail without a retrial before finally being released in January of 1937. In his first trial, Wright was pressured by deputies to confess.
In the novel, And Then There Were None, Lawrence “Justice” Wargrave, a judge, a suspect of murder, is put on trial for the murder of Edward Seton. Wargrave grew up knowing that he wanted to do something for Justice. So, now he is a judge, sending people to jail for Justice and for the greater good of society. Getting the bad guys off the streets. Now, the tides have turned and he is put on trial for convincing the jury in the Edward Seton case.