Anxiety is a state of apprehension, worry or fear. Anxiety causes intense stress at the time of the incident.This means that the eyewitness may have difficulty encoding the information during the acquisition stage of the memory process, The results of research into the effect of anxiety on eyewitness testimony have been highly mixed. It is believed that eye witness testimony is most accurate when the anxiety level is somewhere in between low and high. There is Research showing that anxiety has a positive effect on eye witness testimony such as Yuille and Cutshall they interviewed people who had witnessed a real life shooting and found that recall was very accurate despite high levels of anxiety. However, the people who were subjected to the highest levels of anxiety were nearest to the incident so would have been able to see more clearly what happened.
Participants were then given 50 photos and asked to identify the person. The findings were that witnessed who had seen the man holding the knife emerge accurately identified him, 44% of the time, whereas the participants who saw the man carrying the bloodstained knife only identified him 33%. However, this study can be criticized. This is because the study was a lab experiment and was done in a lab. The variables can be manipulated so it could therefore be bias.
Allowing faculty to carry firearms can have an effect on mass shootings at schools. On 1999 in Columbine fifth teen people were killed, in Minnesota nine people were murdered, in Virginia thirty three were killed, and in Connecticut twenty eight were murdered. Allowing faculty to carry firearms would greatly cut the amount of murders that were committed. Trained faculty can protect children and themselves, while allowing more time for the authorities to arrive at the
LAWE 1120 Final Examination Directions: Trace each case through Ohio’s criminal court system. Indicate in chronological order each step of the process. Be sure to include in your response, which court will conduct the proceedings, timelines that need to be adhered to as well as what occurs during each step of the process. For the purposes of this exam, assume that when appropriate, probable cause will be found, the defendant will plead not guilty, and that the jury will ultimately render a verdict of guilty. Scenario #1 Miss Dee Meanor was arrested on June 30, 2011 in Brook Park, Ohio.
Gaining greater understanding how the limbic system and other areas of the brain operate is essential to identifying potential obstructions that disallow the normal flow of chemicals/communication within the brain, which may cause a person to become depressed. Additionally, hormones levels are another biological factor which can lead to depression. Imbalances of cortical, for example, such as an excess amount or uneven distribution over a period of time have been noticed in depressed patients (Sahelian,
CI was given $50.00 of official PD money to conduct a controlled purchase of $50.00 worth of Crack Cocaine from "Lil Sam", , at a predetermined location. "Lil Sam" was observed making an exchange with the CI of money for a small clear plastic baggie. The CI handed Detective a small plastic baggie containing an off white rock like substance that was field tested positive as cocaine. The CI was again searched with negative results. The Crack cocaine was sent to the state crime lab for an official drug analysis.
Other witnesses enlightened the jury on the unusual position of John Diamond’s gun on the morning of the murder. It was loaded, cocked, and in the waist band of the experienced police officer and marine. The defense called upon witnesses that concurred in Mr. Diamond teaching Trudi ways in which to disarm a person with a weapon when she felt threatened. This statement brings up another point for why the second round went through her wrist, she was trying to disarm her lover in fear of her
Severe laws against marijuana do not discourage use of marijuana, but rather breed this contempt not only for drug laws, but for laws in general. Therefore sever laws against marijuana are more dangerous to society than the activity which they are designed to prevent” (p.45). The first premiss would have to be “Encouragement of contempt for laws is more dangerous to society than occasional use of marijuana. “ This certain premiss is important because it makes one of the claims for the argument. Another premiss is “Severe laws against marijuana do not discourage use of marijuana, but rather breed this contempt not only for drug laws but for laws in general.” This ties in with the first premiss, but can stand alone as its’ own as well.
This population’s lack of empathy isn’t just based on “evil” in the flesh. This is based on scientific actions. These people are being forced not to have feelings or even think so they won’t have the ability to relate to someone, in other words feel empathy for one another. The people behind all this are evil. Just as the scientists do, these people fid ways to trap there people into lacking a lot of things a good person would have.
When a performance is rewarded, a subject will produce more of it and naturally when a performance is not rewarded, a subject will produce less of it. It is also known that the government rewards crime labs verifying unknown substances to be illegal narcotics, for finding a driver’s blood alcohol content to be over a certain number and determining a package of drugs is over a certain weight so a heavier charge can be imposed. Police often share their suspicions regarding suspects with lab workers before forensic examinations are performed. This introduces prejudice to lab personnel in areas such as fingerprint examination and chemical testing for accelerants in arson investigations. Some lab examiners feel they are part of the prosecution