9. Assuming Miss Meanor is found guilty, when will the Judge impose sentence? 10. What is the maximum sentence to be imposed? Scenario #2 Frank Felon a native of Akron Ohio was arrested by officers from the Cleveland Police Department for allegedly committing felonious assault on Vince Victim also of Akron during a tailgate party prior to the Barry Manilow concert at the “Q” Arena on June 29, 2011.
However, after the escape, the getaway car had a flat tire. The group elected to flag down a passing motorist and steal a car. A car occupied by John Lyons, his wife Donnelda, his two-year-old son Christopher and his 15-year-old niece, Theresa Tyson, pulled over to render aid. Tison and his former cellmate Randy Greenawalt, intentionally shot and killed all four passengers. The Petitioners, despite not personally killing anyone, were convicted of capital murder in addition to armed robbery, kidnapping and car theft.
Truth justice and power: The case of James Ochoa Marcela Mejia Carlos Albizu University Case Summary James Ochoa was convicted of arm robbery. The crime occurred in Buena Park California half an hour after midnight on May 22, 2005. Two young Hispanic men were approached by one man who was described to also be young and Hispanic. The two young men said that the man that approached them pulled out a gun and asked them for their wallets and the keys to their car. The perpetrator was described as wearing a black baseball cap and a flannel shirt.
During trial, he testified he knew the victim previously, had sex with her prior to that night and on that night. He claimed the wound was from a sudden stop in the car which forced the ice pick the victim was holding (to threaten defendant against ending their relationship) into her chest. During trial evidence of a previous incident was entered as evidence of identity, intent, and planning (as ordered to the jury by the judge). Sixteen year old Judy Baker and Officer Kirk testified that six weeks prior, on the night of November 5, 1957, Williams was apprehended by police running from Miss Baker’s car (parked at Webb City) after she found him in the back seat and screamed. Williams told the officers that he had climbed into the car, a black Plymouth, believing it was his brother’s, to take a nap.
Defendant was gone when Locklear regained consciousness. Butler was convicted of first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon and was sentenced to death. Butler had an automatic right to appeal the conviction to the Supreme Court of California. Issues: To be convicted of larceny or robbery, must the defendant possess felonious intent to take the personal property of another person without believing, in good faith, that the defendant has a right or claim to the property? Rule: To be convicted of larceny or robbery, the defendant must possess felonious intent to take the personal property of another person without believing, in good faith, that the defendant has a right or claim to the property.
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.
His three sons plotted to break him and his cellmate, Randy Greenawalt, out of prison. On July 30, 1978, the sons entered the prison for a visit, taking advantage of a policy that allowed an informal picnic setting for weekend family visits, carrying an ice chest packed with revolvers and sawed-off shotguns.  One of them aimed a sawed-off shotgun at a lobby guard. Greenawalt helped in the escape by cutting off telephones and alarm systems.  They escaped in Donald Tison's 1969 Lincoln Continental, but the next day, one of the Lincoln's tires blew out on a stretch of road not far from the California border, near Quartzsite.
Case Brief Miranda v. Arizona 384 U.S. 436 (1966) Parties: Ernesto Miranda (Plaintiff) v. Arizona (Defendant) Facts: On March 13, 1963 Ernesto Miranda was arrested for kidnapping and rape. At the Phoenix police station he was identified as the perpetrator by a witness. Mr. Miranda was taken into an interrogation room with two police officers and was questioned. At no time was Miranda advised he had the right to remain silent or have an attorney present. Several hours later the police officers came out of the room with a written and signed confession, which contained a paragraph that the confession was made voluntarily with full knowledge of legal rights.
Introduction An investigation into a more than $67 million alleged fraud at a Citibank branch in New Delhi, India led to the arrest of an executive of Hero Group, a conglomerate that includes Hero Honda motorcycles (Wall Street Journal, January 4, 2011). A Citigroup CEO, Vikram Pandit, and several other senior level executives were also named by regulators in India in relation to the alleged fraud. According to a local police report, an employee of a unit of Hero Group, which is based in the Gurgaon suburb of India's capital city where the Citibank branch also was located, received commissions for investing the company's funds in the allegedly fraudulent scheme. The case, which first came to light in December of 2010, is an embarrassment for Citibank's parent, Citigroup Inc. The U.S. banking group has said it is cooperating with authorities in India, where a series of sizable scams have come to light in the past several months, tarnishing the image of the country as a business destination.
The Case of Leonard Peltier Leonard Peltier was convicted and sentenced in 1977 for the murder of two FBI agents who were shot dead in a shootout on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation located in South Dakota. Peltier received two consecutive terms of life imprisonment as a result of his trial. In the event leading to his trial, two FBI agents in separate unmarked cars were following a red pick-up truck that matched the truck belonging to Jimmy Eagle. The agents wanted Eagle for questioning concerning a recent robbery. After the occupants in the vehicle opened fire on the agent’s cars with automatic rifles, they met little resistance as the two agents returned fire with less effective pistols and shotguns.