During the attack, the police allowed her husband to wander around for 25 minutes and watched as he continued to attack her. When the ambulance arrived and took Tracy away, then they proceeded to arrest Charles. Tracy went to court against the police department of her home town, Torrington, Connecticut for failing to provide her with protection since she was married to her attacker. The court found that Tracey was discriminated against because the violence was a Domestic dispute. She was awarded 2.3 million dollars by the court.
After graduating high school he enlisted in the Army Reserves and after basic training he worked mostly in his father’s bakery. In 1960 he fell in love and was married soon after. However, not long after being married Hansen was arrested for arson of a school bus garage and served twenty months in prison during which time his wife divorced him . While the impact of this divorce will not be seen until later, this action only caused more self esteem issues with Hansen who already had emotional problems. After being released from prison Hansen was married again within a few years, but also at this point was arrested for several small robberies.
Matthew Shepard died October 12, 1998 at 12:53 a.m. after spending five days in a comma due to massive injuries and head trauma. The evidences Chasity Vera Pasley (20) and Krista Lean Price (18), the suspect’s girlfriends, hid the bloody shoes of Henderson and provided the suspects with alibis. Shepard’s shoes, coat and credit card were found in McKinney’s pick-up truck; his wallet was found in McKinney’s home. A .357 Magnum was also found in McKinney’s home. 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.
Abdul did not fully understand what had happened to his mom; all he knew was that she was lying in a “box” on a stage as he called it. After the funeral and Abdul found out he would be going to a foster home that is when his appalling journey of his life began. Abdul watches his mother die from AIDS and barely surviving the time he spent in a hellish foster home. Later on, Abdul found himself in an orphanage staffed by pedophile priests, after he was previously beaten and raped by one of the boys of his foster home all before he turned 14. Well along, abandoned to a welfare system that made him brutally aware of his powerlessness without helping him overcome it.
In New York City, Malcolm X, an African American nationalist and religious leader, is assassinated by rival Black Muslims while addressing his Organization of Afro-American Unity at the Audubon Ballroom in Washington Heights. Born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1925, Malcom was the son of James Earl Little, a Baptist preacher who advocated the black nationalists ideals of Marcus Gravey. Threats from the Ku Klux Klan forced the family to move to Lansing, Michigan, where his father continued to preach his controversial sermons despite continuing threats. In 1931, Malcolm's father was brutally murdered by the white supremacist Black Legion, and Michigan authorities refused to prosecute those responsible. In 1937, Malcolm was taken from his family by welfare caseworkers.
Therefore the two innocent African American men were sentenced to a triple life time sentence. While his time in jail, Carter began writing an autobiography based on his life. The autobiography written by Carter was read by a teenager from Brooklyn, named Lesra Martin. Martin and Carter began to write to each other, as they became close and more acquainted. Martin then paid multiple visits to Carter while he was in jail, and truly believed that Carter was falsely accused of executing the crimes.
One gloomy night on the streets of England, Alex, Dim, Pete, and Georgie decide to sneak in to a rich old womans house. But little does Alex know his so called “loyal droogs” have set him up. As he is running out of the house with stolen goods in hand, he is beaten by one of his own men as the police pull up to catch him lying helpless in front of the house and in the background hearing the poor old woman inside beaten and screaming. Alex was originally arrested for breaking and entering but soon after arriving to the prison was informed that the old woman he had beaten died of her injuries. He has already served two years of his grueling sentence when he first heard about Ludovico’s technique.
They’d wreck things.” He was left dead in the sewer just like the dead baby. Richard Nathaniel Wright Sept. 4th 1908 on Rucker's Plantation in Mississippi, the son of Nathaniel Wright, an illiterate sharecropper, and Ella Wilson, a schoolteacher. When Wright was five, his father left the family and his mother was forced to take domestic jobs away from the house. Around 1920 Ella Wright became a paralytic, and the family moved from Natchez to Jackson, then to Elaine, Arkansas, and back to Jackson to live with Wright's maternal grandparents, who
He was not in there for too long because Mr.Radley had to bring him back home so he would not die from the mold growth. When Boo left that basement, he would never see society again. While Boo was chained up in his own house, rumors passed were around town about him. People became terrified of Boo because of stories and lies told about him. He was only a victim of the insanity his parents put him through from being isolated from society.
He had gone through drug treatment programs multiple times, but without success. In 1999 he explained to a judge that “It’s like I’ve got a shotgun in my mouth with my finger on the trigger, and I like the taste of the gun metal.” In May of 1996 while on parole, he trespassed into his neighbor’s home while under the influence of a controlled substance and fell asleep in one of the beds. Because of this, he was required to undergo compulsory drug testing and was sentenced to three (3) years of probation. Downey was arrested once more in 1999 for missing a required drug test. Despite having assembled the same team of lawyers that had successfully defended O.J.