Astha Sahoo Legal Brief Case: Glossip vs. Gross Case #:14-795 Facts of the Case On April 29th, 2014, Clayton Lockett was put to death by Oklahoma with a three drug lethal injection process. The procedure took 40 minutes, which was more than normal. After this event, the state of Oklahoma suspended all executions till a new formula was invented that drugged a person immediately. Charles Warner and 20 other death row inmates were enraged at Oklahoma for causing so much pain to Lockett and decided to sue various officials of the state of Oklahoma.
He has those rights. Johnson should be charged and found guilty for his violation of Texas state law. During the Republican Convention of 1984, Gregory Johnson burnt a stolen flag outside Dallas City Hall. He burnt an American flag in protest to Ronald Reagan’s political policies. He went to the State Court, and he was convicted.
Like the Nazi’s cleansing Europe of it’s Jews, the Serbs aim was the ethnic cleansing of any Muslims or Croatian presence in Serbian territory. This stage was called classification because the Serbians were classifying them of their race and that's what started this horrible genocide. There plan of attack was in five steps, their first step was to urge Serb residents to leave the city while surrounding the town with artillery fire. The second was to execute the leader and intelligence of that town, third was to separate the women, children, and old men from those of fighting age. Then they would send women, children, and also the old men to concentration camps or national borders for the fourth step.
Many slaves set out on the night of August 20th, 1831, gathering weapons and supplies to kill the people. However, the white people took back their power over the slaves when they executed many after the revolt including Nat Turner. Nat Turners Revolt changed history as
On October 5th, 1970 the British trade commissioner, James Cross, was kidnapped from his home in Montreal and this started the October Crisis. This kidnapping was done by a French Canadian Terrorist group known as the Front de Libération du Québec who wanted Quebec to be separate from Canada(Tetley 1). Three days later the Minister of Labour who was seen to be very involved in the Quebec government was also kidnapped on his front lawn(Tetley 1). During that time there were many supporters of the FLQ including politicians, workers of the press, and leaders of labor unions. All these people wanted to exchange the two hostages for members of the FLQ who had committed things such as bombings or murders.
Sauvé v Canada (Chief Electoral Officer) (2002) Plaintiff - Richard Sauvé Defendant - Attorney General of Canada, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada & the Solicitor General of Canada FACTS The Plaintiff: Richard Sauvé is a former member of the biker gang ‘Satan’s Choice’. In 1975, Sauvé was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for the murder of an opposing gang member. In 1993, Sauvé started a long journey fighting an injustice that denied all inmates the right to vote. He challenged the law that took away his right to vote while in prison, he argued that s.51(e) of The Canadian Elections Act violated his Charter Rights by excluding every person who is imprisoned in a correctional facility for the commission of any offence. Sauvé claimed that it contradicted s.3 of The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Every citizen of Canada has the right to vote in an election of the House of Commons or of a legislative assembly.
This is so that judicial members can make decisions without fear of consequences. The Tribunal Vice-chair’s decision to refuse Mrs. Ferjo’s previous adjournment was protected under The Statutory Powers Procedure Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.22. In addition the tribunal brought up the fact that Under Rule 13.1 of its Rules of Procedure, the Tribunal was able to dismiss an application that it had no jurisdiction over. Judicial immunity and judicial independence prohibited the tribunal of having the jurisdiction to review Mrs. Ferjo’s
Justice Johnson believed reversing state laws that impeded interstate commerce was solely the role and power of the federal government. Johnson wrote,” When speaking of the power of Congress over navigation, I do not regard it as a power incidental to that of regulating commerce; I consider it as the thing itself,” Irrefutably, Gibbons v. Ogden demonstrated the supreme power of the federal government over state governments and the federal governments ability to continuously weaken the role of the
According to The Casement Report, a report that documented all the violent actions that King Leopold took on the people of Africa, an example of a brutal action that the Belgium people took was “ A widow came and declared that she had been forced to sell her daughter, a little girl about ten.... I found on returning that the statements made with regard to the girl were true.... The girls had again changed hands and was promised in sale to a town whose people are open cannibals.” These cruel actions taken upon the people of Africa was inhumane, and definitely not humanitarian. King Leopold publicized these incidents to the rest of the world so that he can gain their fear, and everyone would listen to him through terror. In the long run, he would be gaining power, even though the actions that he took to achieve that power was
Conflict arose while many confrontations occurred between the Canadian forces and the members of the resistance. Riel and his men captured and arrested 48 of the government’s men in Fort Garry and sentenced “one particularly defiant man named Thomas Scott” (Smith, 1995) to death. According to Thomas (1982) the death of Scott was soon forgotten in the settlement, but in Ontario “the “murder” became a major issue”. He also wrote that it was Riel’s one great political blunder. Thomas (1982) specified that Riel promised to release all the other prisoners held at Upper Fort Garry.