Izac Deharo Criminal Law State v. Damms 100 N.W.2d 592 (Wis. 1960) Facts: The alleged crime occurred on April 6, 1959, near Menomonee Falls in Waukesha County. Prior to that date Marjory Damms, wife of the defendant, had instituted an action for divorce against him and the parties lived apart. She was 39 years old and he 33 ears of age. Marjory Damms was also estranged from her mother, Mrs. Laura Grant. That morning, a little before eight o’clock, Damms drove his automobile to the vicinity in Milwaukee where he knew Mrs. Dams would take the bus to go to work.
Zayne: My father died in jail and my mother is a crack addict but I don’t live with her anymore. Judge Camille: Was your grandmother your guardian? Zayne: Yes, your honour but my aunt Rebecca and her husband Jomo are also residing at my permanent residents. Judge Camille: From your speech I assume you are educated, how old are you? Zayne: I’m sixteen years old your honour.
Chapter 1 Scout (Jean Louise Finch) Jem (Jeremy Atticus Finch) • Scout recounts her family history o Simon Finch came to America to escape religious persecution o He established a successful farm called Finch’s Landing o All Finch’s have lived there except Scout’s father and uncle • Description of Maycomb, Alabama • Atticus described as a successful lawyer • Introduction of Calpurnia • Scout’s mom died when she was 2 Summer of 1933 (Jem 10, Scout almost 6) • Charles Baker Harris (Dill) moves in next door • Act out various stories they have read • Dill suggests they lure out Arthur “Boo” Radley • Boo’s back-story o “Gang” member o Imprisoned in home; no one sees him for year o 15 years later, stabs father with scissors • Old Mr. Radley dies (of natural causes) • Nathan Radley (Boo’s brother) moves in • Dill fascinated with Boo; dares Jem to touch house • Jem finally caves in; touches house and runs back • Scout thinks she sees window curtain move Chapter 2 • September • Dill leaves and returns to Meridian • Scout prepares for her first day of school • Teacher (Miss Caroline Fisher) doesn’t deal well with kids • Concludes Atticus taught Scout how to read • Makes Scout feel guilty for being educated • Scout complains to Jem; he says she’s trying out a new method of teaching • Walter Cunningham doesn’t have lunch • Ms Caroline offers quarter; says she can pay him back • Cunningham’s too poor to pay back; pay Atticus in product not $ • Scout attempts to explain • Ms Caroline misinterprets and slaps Scout’s hand with a ruler Chapter 3 • Scout blames Walter for getting her in trouble • Jem jumps in; invited Walter for dinner (lunch) • Walter and Atticus
Michael Gerard Tyson was born in Brooklyn, New York, June 30, 1966. His father, Jimmy Kirkpatrick, abondoned his family when Tyson was only 2, leaving his mother, Lorna Smith Tyson, to care for him along with Rodney, his older brother, and Denise, his younger sister. The family lived in Bedford-Stuyvesant until their financial burdens necessitated a move to Brownsville when Tyson was 10 years old. Six years later, Tyson’s mother died. Tyson has been quoted saying; “I never say my mother happy with me and proud of me for doing something.
Jess had been doing this for 3 months and her one wish was for Mike to go with her. One day mike told her that it was dangerous to go by herself and he went. Mike met a man named Homer who changed his life Homer had no family in Spokane, so Jess tracked down his family in Florida. He has a daughter that thought he was dead for 17 years. His daughter is dying and her one wish was to see her father and she did.
Even though Malcolm X had plenty of obstacles in his life, he overcame them with great faith in his Islamic teachings. In 1929 his home in Lansing, Michigan was burnt down, and in 1931 Malcolms father Earl was killed in a car accident. After this incident Malcolm mother couldn’t bear the strain of raising four children on her own so she was committed to a state mental hospital. Malcolm spent most of his teenage years in a juvenile home until his half-sister Ella Collins allowed him to move with her in Boston. Malcolm was involved in a life of crime until his arrest in the early 1946 when he was charged with
My name is Karen Weston; I am forty-year-old woman who recently had to return home. I grew up in a country house outside of Pawhuska Oklahoma in Osage County. I live in Miami, Florida now, I haven’t been home to my parents house for awhile. There are many reasons for me to stay away. My Mother has cancer of the mouth and is addicted to pills, she takes any kind of pills that she can get her hands on.
This reminds me of the time my dad told me how my cousin was killed by a drunk driver, I can not even begin to imagining how painful it must have been for my aunt and uncle to lose their son that day. Matthew's mothers pain also reminds me of how much pain my family felt when my paternal grandmother died at 1:30 in the morning on May 18th (the day after my birthday) and how we had to try to cope so we could support my grandfather. The most recent event that this reminds me of is when we had to put my dog Sirius down on October 22nd and how painful it was. Sirius was like a sister to me and now I have to deal with the pain of losing
02-02-2012 Smarthinking rough draft English 1010 Hate Crime My husband and I lived in a very rural community as we were expecting the birth of our first child. We had speculations that some of our neighbors didn’t agree with an interracial couple moving into their community, and over the next several months we realized that what we had feared the most was true. A few examples of racism that stick out in my mind the most occurred shortly after my first bi-racial child’s birth On several different occasions we would be coming home and a car would whip out behind us driving fast and would ride our bumper. The driver of the car was driving like they had an emergency and needed to pass. We would slow down to wave the car to pass
During the 6th grade summer, my mother, my brother and I evacuated from Florida, because of hurricane Ivan. We decided to go to Alabama and stay with friends we met in Germany. My father did not go with us, because he deployed to Afghanistan to fight Taliban terrorist. My father told my mother that we needed to bring a friend with us because he thought something bad may possibly happen while we traveled to Alabama. We followed one of our good friends as we drove to her house in Alabama.