2) What was Crippen accused of? Why was he accused of this crime? Crippen was accused of poising his wife and slashing her to pieces and leaving only parts in the basement of their home. Dr. Crippen claimed that Cora had left him, then decided to tell her friends that she went to America, and a couple weeks later got sick and died. The friends called the police and told them what happened and that they had no proof
“On Jan. 15, 1974, Joseph Otero Jr., 38, his wife Julie, 34, and two children were found murdered in their home. Three other family members -- Charles, 15; Danny, 15; and Carmen, 13; were not home during the killing spree.”(Kari & Associates 2006). After this, Dennis Rader killed Kathryn Bright, hiding in her bedroom until she arrived home. “She was accompanied by her 19 year old brother Kevin. They were both taken by surprise when a man came out of the room with a gun.” It was a little bit of a struggle for Dennis Rader, but he eventually killed Kathryn Bright, and he left Kevin Bright with permanent damage.
Kuklinski went from a child who knew no better to killing people because of his temper that made it to a contract killer. When the contract killer dies, they decided to actually count how many people he had murder which came out to the total of over 200 people. After his death had happened many psychologists and criminologist were wondering what made him killed over 200 people. There have been many hypotheses on why he decided to kill those many innocent people. No one has come up with a right answer to say exactly what was going through his head and why he chose to do what he did.
When Bradford arrived back onboard, he learned of the death of his wife, Dorothy. The day after he had embarked with the exploring party, Dorothy slipped over the side of the Mayflower and drowned. Many historians, including Nathaniel Philbrick and Gary Schmidt, suggest that Dorothy may have committed suicide due to despair over her separation from her only son and fear of settling in a dangerous wilderness. Bradford did not write about her death in his journal, and there are no indications that Bradford ever spoke of her again. Some, including historian Kieran Doherty, suggest that Bradford's silence on the subject is an indication of his purported shame over her suicide.
October 2, 2012 Case Brief Cupp v Murphy 412 U.S. 291 (1973) Facts: Daniel Murphy was convicted of murdering his wife in the second degree. After he found out of the murder he called the police and voluntarily submitted himself to questioning. In the middle of his questioning the police noticed a dark spot on his finger and they asked if they could get a sample and he refused. The police did not respect his wishes and they took the sample anyways of what was under his fingernail. They processed it and later found out there was traces of his wife’s nightgown, skin, and blood all from the deceased victim.
Kemper’s mother had sent him to live with his grandparents because she was tired of his eccentric behavior. Edmund Kemper, seventeen at the time, decided to shoot his grand mother “just to see how it felt” and eventually shot his grandfather when he returned home. He was sent to a mental asylum later for his actions but proved to his psychologist, through assistant work and studies, that he was deemed normal enough for release including expunging his juvenile records. However, he was still fascinated with killer which began his murder campaign around the age of 24. Edmund worked for the department of transportation in Santa Cruz and began to pick up hitchhikers, bring them to deserted areas, and brutally rape and kill them.
One possible cause for Juliet to be suicidal is the death of her cousin. In support of this statement the article “Teen Suicide Overview” states that “factors that may contribute to teen suicide include….death of someone close to the teenager”. This means that someone close to the teenager has died and they might have been greatly impacted. Death of someone close might led to depression which then leads to suicide. In Romeo and Juliet, Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin is killed out of anger by Romeo, her husband.
Jonathan Carlisle Professor Strine Argumentative Paper October, 12, 2012 Was Carl Lee Hailey’s act of murder Justified? There is much controversy surrounding Carl Lee Hailey and whether or not his act of murder was justifiable. The real question though is whether or not there is ever a justifiable act of murder. Carl Lee Hailey murdered two white men who had raped and beaten his daughter to the point of near death. Its hard for anyone to say that they would not do the same thing if they were in his position but that is not the question at hand, people want to know is what he did ok.
Connor Owens October 27, 2009 American Lit. “It’s The Space Between” An analysis of John Proctor’s dissent over his confession in Miller’s, The Crucible Throughout history, the conflicts between the judicial system and civilians have caused great feuds between the two groups. In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, the two collide once more in a setting based on the historical Salem Witch Trials, in which the theocratic judges of Salem ruled the court. During these trials, as many civilians were put to death by the court for witchcraft, very few people had the courage to step up to the judicial system and pose as some sort of opposition. When John
A Jury of Her Peers (1927), a short story written by Susan Glaspell. A Jury of Her Peers tells the tale of a murder mystery of a farmer named John Wright who is killed in his sleep while his wife Minnie Wright the prime suspect is sound asleep lying next to him. Mr. Peters, the county sheriff and attorney become suspicious during the investigation to know that the Mrs. Wright does not have any answers to who killed her husband. The sheriff’s wife Mrs. Peters is there along with friends of the Wright’s, Mr. and Mrs. Hale who are there giving a statement during the investigation. The two women are also suspicious that Minnie committed the murder but are reluctant to present evidence that could insinuate Minnie’s guilt.