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. This came to be known as “The Shootout at Jumping Bull Ranch”. This case was a social injustice and Peltier was being controlled by a power he could not fight. What was true was that two FBI agents, Special Agents Jack R. Coler and Ronald A. Williams, were murdered point blank after being wounded by gun shots. The agents were overpowered both in numbers and in firepower.
Based on the childs death, the defendants ( Davidsons) was charged with reckless second degree murder by the appellate court because they refused to keep their dog in the fence which later cause Chris life. Which leaves Sabine with 12 years in prison. Legal Question: Can a murder conviction be based on mere neglient conduct? The court's decision(holdings): The reasoning for their decision: The defendants was charged with reckless second-degree murder. Based on information given from the previous experiencing with the Davidson family knew about their dogs behavior but never took the chance to fix it or see for themselves.
Firstly, people may not be responsible for their acts. Statistics show that in the USA most executions that took place; people were proven to be insane .The effect of this is injustice and unfair due to the fact the person was not aware of what he or she was doing. They are in a state of mind which prevents normal behaviour. Moreover some see it as immoral which leads to disadvantages. As people state “to take a life when a life is lost is revenge, not justice”.
The trial of the case : “Gay panic” defence Aaron McKinney alleged that Shepard had made a pass at him was sufficient grounds to justify joining with friend Russell Henderson in savagely beating Shepard, clubbing him with a handgun, lashing him to a wooden fence and leaving him to die. McKinney’s attorney wanted the jury to accept that because McKinney has a homosexual encounter when he was younger and that he was under the influence of both drugs and alcohol when he alleges Shepard made a pass at him, that he was therefore not responsible for
Robert Latimer : Morally Wrong Robert Latimer murdered his daughter who was suffering from cerebral palsy. Latimer claims that the time he killed his daughter, he was acting out of mercy . Was Robert acting out of mercy or discrimination ? Robert claims the Tracy’s disabilities had nothing to do with her death, yet Tracy’s disabilities had everything to do with her death. If Tracey did not have cerebral palsy and other disabilities would Tracy have undergone several surgeries and been in pain?
He had attacked 18 men, and 5 were killed. He would lure the victims by saying his car had broken down and needed help or would ask for directions. He had stabbed a teenager in the back when they had been out for a late night run. After this incident has occured, 2 days later an old man had got stabbed while he was sitting on his porch at his apartment. The next day Abuelazam had asked a man to help him fix a car of his and killed him as he hit him in the head with a hammer.
In " A Goodman Is Hard To Find" Flannery O'Connor suggest that the Misfit is psychologically unstable based off his murderous actions as well as his blatant denial of his actions. O' Connor suggest that the Misfit suffers from anxiety and uses denial as a defense mechanism by mentally distorting his actions as more acceptable. The Misfit has escaped from jail, and was put in jail because he allegedly killed is father. His denial is evident because he claims that this is untrue : "It was a head doctor who said what I had done was kill my daddy but I known that for a lie." ( O'Connor 194).
The whole event of the Salem Witch Trials is viewed as unjust because after the accusations spread, many townspeople simply accused their neighbors of being a witch to gain revenge, money, land, or something similar. In this way, the Salem Witch Trials exposed the sense of greed in humans. The Witch Trials showed that our resourcefulness includes using an event, no matter how bad, for personal gain. Also, the Salem Witch Trials showed how the innate sense of fear that humans have and how we react to that fear. Because of the fear of witches, people tried to protect themselves by sending anyone slightly untrustworthy to jail or to Gallows Hill.
5/25/10 Stereotyping In To Kill a Mockingbird, Tom Robinson was killed because he was stereotyped. They believed that he beat and raped Mayella Ewell because a white person said so. Many of the characters in the book were stereotyped because of their lifestyles. For example, Dolphus Raymond was stereotyped because he was a drunk. But in reality, he pretended to be a drunk so he can give others a excuse why he likes blacks more than whites.
The society has been swept away by religion since they do not criticize Meursault because of his direct involvement in the murder but they despise him because of other issues. The society conflicts with Meursault because during the burial of her mother, it is claimed that he never showed emotions or any form of depression. He is also said to have made sex with Marie the following day after they attended in a Fernandel comedy and this made things more controversial. The prosecutor judges him by saying that, “…all I see is a monster.” I think that religion had eroded