Web. 29 Jan. 2013. ) Individuals give a portion of their freedom in order to be protected from certain threats. If the government did not protect citizens rights, support the general welfare, and provide law enforcement then there would be no order in society; so for this reason having a government is crucial to a country because of the many things it offers. Law enforcement is very important because laws are what hold a society and civilization together.
He was committed to Central State and stayed there until 1968, when he was found fit to stand trial. He was charged with first degree murder, but his lawyer put in the defense of insanity again and was found to be insane again. He returned to Central State. On November 7, 1968, Bernice Worden’s murder trial began. A jury found Gein guilty of first degree murder but criminally insane at the time of the murder, the trial lasted only a week and he was sentenced to life in a mental institution.
The judge fell right into his trap in which lead Dahmer to be on probation for five years, serve a sentence for a year in the House of Correction and Dahmer would still be able to work during the day and return to jail at night. I would have to consider Jeff Dahmer has a brilliant yet wicked psychopath. Dahmer eventually got his ways but what the judge didn’t realized is that Dahmer would continue to hunt and kill even after Dahmer’s father wrote the judge a letter pleading him not to release his son until he received proper psychiatric
John heard of this and in his fury had Geoffrey imprisoned in chains, clad in a cope made of lead and starved. Geoffrey died an agonising death.’ I don’t think this source is a trustworthy source because he can’t tell us the name or the whereabouts of the sheriff. Roger tells us that John let a robber that murdered a priest go because it was an enemy of his but government records show that John ordered anyone killing a priest
Which is why he remained silent for a decade after his voice was played over and over again on the news. Dennis Rader knew that strangling victims and binding them was wrong, he feared police catching him, and Dennis didn’t care if he lost the respect of his church, his scouts or family. Rader also let the sexual pleasure he gained from the crimes control his actions. It was his choice to plan out the murders and follow through with them. This is a perfect example of the rational choice theory (Siegel, 2008 p.84).
Times, was about the recent incident with Christopher Doerner, a former officer of the Los Angeles Police Department who publicly released a manifesto vowing to get his revenge on the corrupt and unjust members of the department that he served for and with. Doerner ended up killing himself days later when he was surrounded and about to be apprehended. The issue discussed was that several agencies with in Los Angeles County offered a reward for the capture or capture and conviction of Doerner. Those same agencies are said to be withdrawing the reward because, as they see it, he was neither captured nor convicted, therefore no reward should be paid, not even to the couple he had hostage for a few days before his suicide. The writer disagrees with these actions, and explains that this will negatively affect the motivation for the citizens to report or become involved in large cases.
Whore! Whore! ” ( Miller 3. 825-30) He does not think beforehand or consider the outcome, he acts on a whim without any premeditation. Eventually Proctor is also thrown in jail and in due time is convinced to confess to witchcraft, they have him sign a written confession that will justify all of the other higher stature hangings, Proctor realizes this after he has already signed, “( his breast heaving, is eyes staring, Proctor tears the paper and crumples it, and he is weeping in fury, but erect.
Kevin Kuo Prof. McCormick English 1C 12 May 2014 The Imperfect Society: Justifying Civil Disobedience What exactly justifies civil disobedience? Civil disobedience is the refusal to obey laws perceived as unjust by an individual or a group of individuals. It is considered to be a form of nonviolent resistance in order to force amendments to such unjust laws. If plotted on a spectrum representing criminal levels of protest, from pacifist obedience to violent revolution, civil disobedience would land at the midpoint. Although some say that nothing justifies civil disobedience, nevertheless civil disobedience is always justified because of inalienable rights, free will, conscience, and the general will.
In order for a society to be happy and productive, it must provide its citizens with freedom, but in order for people to have freedom they must have a society built on the foundation of justice. A society which has freedom provided through justice will be peaceful, productive and continually improving in order to make a better society. A government founded on the principle of justice, built by unity and equality, provides its citizens with freedom, creating a better society. Two men, of different times and ideologies both offer support for the importance of justice in the attainment of freedom. Rousseau believes that most structured government, run by one person is bad.
They [the police] didn’t have to shoot him that much.’ ” (235). After Tom was convicted and sent to jail, Tom knew there was no chance of getting himself acquitted, so Tom attempted to flee the jail. The end result was Tom getting shot and killed. When Tom tried to escape the prison, he was warned by the officers but ultimately paid with his life. After Tom was dead, the cops continued to shoot Tom for their own gratification because he was simply a black man.