Because she was denied access to her husband's money, Rudin needed a pro bono lawyer. Attorney Amador agreed to take the case pro bono in exchange for the right to turn her story into a movie script. Rudin agreed. Each time Rudin met with Amador, Amador made sure the t.v. news media was there so that the public would get a picture of her as the wrongly accused grieving widow.
Murderers James Hamm and David Mumbaugh depicts different ways of paying their debt. Jane Bernstein’s view of understanding appropriate punishment for murder is altered when she encounters the different ways paying a debt and the influence of the Victim’s Bill of Rights. She suggests that there’s validation in allowing victims to play a role in the decision of a criminal’s release, yet they should not confer the power to determine one’s destiny. All too often, individuals who after being convicted of their crimes, served their sentences and are due for release, but are then subjected to the wrath of their victims and/or their relatives. At times, there are even attempts through the legal system to have their sentences reduced and released on “good behavior”.
Tiffany Allen CJ 210: Criminal Investigation Professor Cindy Johnson March 3, 2013 In Today’s society there are many specific ethical considerations that need to be addressed when investigating a specific crime. In this report I will talk about Rape and Homicide. Rape is when the victim is forced to have sexual intercourse. A Homicide is a person who kills another human being. Other questions that I will also talk about are how to reduce ethical problems in an investigation, what prosecution problems could arise and what ethical issues are related to the prosecution.
Detective Hill has suspected that her family members are pressuring her into getting the grandson released from jail. The woman initially told her neighbors that her grandson grabbed her and hit her. Detective Hill asked Dr. Mosqueda to examine the bruises to distinguish if the bruises were accidental or
The plaintiff is suing because she feels that the detention center is liable for the actions of Mr. Herrera. They did not physically put her in danger but since they gave a recommendation, he was hired. Maybe if they had disclose the correct information the hospital may not would have hired him. If an employment of recommendation is given it can be liable for the third party’s duty of care to not make negligent misrepresentation of a past employee, if it is foreseeable. Davis v. The Board of County Commissioners of Dona-Ana County 1.What was the legal issue in this case?
The movie, “My Cousin Vinny,” contains many ethical issues surrounding the legal profession. The following is a list of ethical issues involving the characters in the movie; ranging from the main character’s fiancee’ who appears to be playing the role of a paralegal, an arrogant attorney who should not even be practicing law in the state in which the trial takes place, as well as other members of the court system. The ethical issues will be noted, followed by the appropriate rules and regulations that govern the issues. The first character that will be noted is Lisa. Lisa is Vinny’s fiance’, but also appears to play the part of Vinny’s paralegal, even though the paralegal title is never used to address her.
e All the above, except C __d__ 2. In a meeting with Katie, a human resources representative, Kofi, threatened to call his lawyer and “sue the pants off” the employer for the egregious way in which his supervisor treated him. Katie asked Kofi what the problem was and whether he would be willing to talk further about why he felt so strongly so that perhaps a workable solution could be achieved. a Both Kofi and Katie were pursuing a rights-based approach to resolving a conflict. b Kofi was pursuing a rights-based approach to resolving a conflict, and Katie was pursuing an interest-based approach.
Before Drummond leaves the courtroom, Rachel expresses to him her concerns about the trial. Cates relates the hardships he has endured since his arrest. Drummond, who empathizes with Cates’s struggle and isolation, offers Cates the opportunity to change his plea on one condition: that Cates truly believes he has done wrong. Cates decides to persevere for his cause. Rachel, however, informs them that Brady has asked her to testify against Cates.
Yes, an individual should be punished for their crimes but the effects of a felony conviction should not include or affect that person’s right to vote, finding employment, or the pursuance of a higher education. According to Olivares, Burton, and Cullen (1996) upon release these offenders also deal with stigmas, loss of job opportunities, friendships, family relationships, and denial of civil rights. When it comes to the loss of job opportunities, a recent study has shown that most employers have hired at least one person with a felony conviction (Sawnson, Langfitt-Reese & Bond, 2012). Employers encourage job seekers with criminal records to be honest and willing to discuss their involvement with the justice system. Most employers did not have strict policies concerning hiring criminals and this is a plus.
Mark becomes aware of the situation Mendoza and her family is in. He therefore cannot just expose Mendoza thereby denying her the job. She piles pressure on Mark, by claiming that she had been promised the job by another human resource manager in firm, Madam Sarah Jones. Mendoza states that she even turned down an employment opportunity from another firm since she had been promised a position at RW Printing. RW Printing hires employees who have falsified their employment details.