During the attack, the police allowed her husband to wander around for 25 minutes and watched as he continued to attack her. When the ambulance arrived and took Tracy away, then they proceeded to arrest Charles. Tracy went to court against the police department of her home town, Torrington, Connecticut for failing to provide her with protection since she was married to her attacker. The court found that Tracey was discriminated against because the violence was a Domestic dispute. She was awarded 2.3 million dollars by the court.
The main thing the story focuses on is the little boy Ellie and his mother Stephanie, their relationship and his behavior towards her. The background on the story is that she is a mother in a Federal prison camp for women in Illinois. She is serving time for conspiracy. Conspiracy is a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful. She participated in an act of violence with her boyfriend and did not talk to the police so they gave her ten years and he talked and received three years.
Samuels v. Southern Baptist Hospital Doris Harsh Rasmussen College Authors note This research is being submitted on January 10th for Felicia Stokes, Medical Law and Ethics. On July 4th 1988 a young women named Rachelle Harris age 16 was admitted into the psychiatric unit at Baptist hospital after trying to commit suicide. After midnight on the twelve day after being admitted, Rachelle Harris was raped by a nursing assistant named Raymond Steward. She had testified that he was touching her inappropriately as she was waking up and told him she was a virgin. She tried to run away from him into the bathroom but was unable to lock the door because the psychiatric ward, for the patients’ safety, does not have locks.
Susie was suspended from school for 10 days to uphold school policy. Susie and her parents appealed the suspension to the South Bay County School District which upheld the suspension. Tinker v. Des Moines sets precedent for this case. In the case of Tinker v. Des Moines, the Court held that students have a First Amendment right to display armbands at school. The case ascertained that wearing of the armbands did cause aggressive disruptive action or group demonstrations and sought to punish petitioners for a silent, passive expression of opinion unaccompanied by any type of disturbance on the part of petitioners.
Mayella Ewell is the raped 19 year-old daughter of Bob Ewell. Mayella was very unhappy, and had a sad life. If Mayella really got raped by tom Robison why didn’t Mayella scream for help? Why did Mayella lose her composure in the courtroom, once Atticus questioned her? Why wouldn’t Mayella tell the real truth about what really happened?
“Society Makes Us Human” Lindsey Brown SOC 210 March 23, 2013 Case #1: The “Genie” Case The Situation In November of 1970, a young thirteen year old girl was discovered by a social worker in Los Angeles, California after her mother actually called and requested services. After some investigation it was uncovered that her parents and her brother had ignored the young girl (dubbed “Genie” to protect her identity) for most her life. Her father beat her when she made a noise, and only acknowledged her to bark or growl at her. “Genie” spent most of her life strapped to a potty-chair, barely able to move her feet and hands. Length of Confinement “Genie” spent all thirteen years of her life being physically, verbally, and mentally abused.
As the social worker was questioning L.P., Clark showed up and took the boy back home while denying any responsibility. The next day, social workers took the boy and his sister to the hospital where they determined that both L.P. and his younger sister had been abused. Clarke was charged with domestic violence, felonious assault, and multiple accounts of child endangerment. The trial judge found L.P. incompetent to testify at trial but allowed several witnesses to testify for him. The court found Clark guilty and sentenced him to twenty-eight years in prison.
Marian was 11 years old and her parents forced her to marry a blind, 41 years old. Her price was $1,200. When she was living with her husband and his mother, they began to beat her when she failed to conceived a child. After 2 years of abuse, she sought help at police station in Kabul after the police delivered her to a residential neighborhood " Women's shelters", something that was unknown in Afghanistan before 2003. Marian said she felt fortunate to have found refuge.
Casey Anthony Trial and the Social Contract Theory CRJ 141 Professor D' Arcy Section 2 Known as the “social media trial of the century” by Time Magazine, the trial of Casey Anthony stirred many opinions during the nearly two months of proceedings (Cloud, 2011). Anthony is alleged to have killed her two year old daughter Caylee in Orlando, Florida. Anthony was first investigated by police after her mother contacted 911 and reported she had not seen her grand-daughter in a month. Casey was eventually acquitted of the homicide, but was found guilty on four counts of lying to police. She was credited with time served and was released shortly after her sentencing hearing.
Once Khyra had started to lose weight she was removed from mainstream school and was instead taught from home by her mother. After her death in May 2008, court papers said that her death could have been prevented if there had been an adequate initial assessment of her family home by the educational welfare services. In December 2007, six months before Khyra died, her Deputy Headmistress had telephoned Social Services three times in 24 hours with concerns of Khyra’s absence after she was seen stealing food from other pupils’ bags. Anne Gondo a senior Social Worker from Birmingham Social Services had received a referral about Khyra from the Council’s Education Welfare Department. She had arranged a home visit with another Social Worker.