Michelle Byrom: Death Row Inmate In 1999, Michelle Byrom plotted a murder with her son, Edward Byrom Jr., to kill her abusive husband, Edward Byrom Sr. After her son had killed Edward Byrom Sr., he fled and Michelle was arrested for the murder. Michelle was tried, was found guilty and sentenced to death by lethal injection. Despite repeated confessions from her son that he committed the murder, Michelle still remains on death row. In this case, justice has not prevailed because Michelle Byrom is held on death row for a crime her accomplice committed. Her accomplice is free from charges.
Moreover, they are to blame for all the harassment that is going on in the neighbourhood. However, the gang does not intimidate Donna Gloves, because she has probably experienced something a lot worse, when she says this statement like this: “I come from Newport, this is small fry.” Donna Gloves is not just only blaming the kids, but also their parents and the laws. She said in the article that the parents did not give them a good upbringing. Even though she is a single mother, she was able to bring her own son to be respectful. So according to her, the parents have a part of the blame.
Without this knowledge, Jane Doe gave what she believed was her informed consent for the surgery, which consequently violated her right to self-determination and did her extreme harm rather than good. She never had the chance to explore other options, because she was misinformed about her donor from the start. In addition to hiding risks from the patient, physicians gave her little alternative to her procedure. She knew she did not want a high risk donor, in fact she had “previously rejected another donor “because of his lifestyle”’(Vaughn 152). Clearly Jane Doe was exercising her autonomous right to decline this kidney, as she thought accepting that kidney may cause her more harm than good.
John Ramsey carries JonBenet’s corpse upstairs and sets her in the living room. Patsy Ramsey thrusts herself onto her daughter and begins touching and rubbing her, destroying potential evidence. The Boulder Police Department obtains blood, hair, and handwriting samples from the family and some of their close friends. In domestic homicide cases suspicion falls on the family first. However, the Ramsey’s maintained their innocence from day one.
Weaving of Grace Marks Grace Marks is a very deceiving and complex character. The reader never knows whether or not she is truly innocent, because although Grace denies being a part of the murders and says that it was all McDermott’s doing, Grace hints at the fact that she does not tell Dr. Jordan the full story. During one session Grace claims, “Just because [Dr. Jordan] pesters me to know everything, is no reason for me to tell him.” (216) When Dr. Jordan goes to see Grace, she seems vulnerable and innocent. However, there is more going on in Grace’s mind then Dr. Jordan knows about. Jordan is so eager to find out the truth, that Grace’s relationship with him produces the story he wants to hear.
No matter how much counselling and reassurance she received, she still could not forgive herself for something that she actually had no control over. Because she has ended her relationship with the young man that shot the teacher just the night before, she cannot believe that she is not at fault. This incident, however, was responsible for her decision to become a police officer, and in that way, have more control over similar situations. She believes she can better protect others, and probably make amends for not being able to predict and prevent her teacher’s death. Grace is a very private person that does not easily share information about herself, even with those close to her.
Veronica hates the Heathers from the beginning of the film while at first; Cady could not find a reason to hate the Plastics. However, they were both drawn to the idea of popularity. Though there is not much background on what Veronica did or how she joined the Heathers, she later realizes how cruel the Heathers are and she does not want to be part of their group any longer. Since she does not know what to do about her dilemma, she remains stuck, Veronica also refers to her friends as “co-workers [that she has to put up with because] popularity is like a business” (Heathers). When she meets mysterious bad boy Jason Dean she goes on a psychotic mission to end the Heathers.
Whichever story is correct, the fact that she continuously has changed it cannot be good for her. She made a statement that no jury will ever convict her. She came off as being very secure in that the jury will side with her and see her as being the innocent victim during this trial. As far as everything that the mass media is portraying about her, it does not look good for Jodi Arias. All evidence seems to point to the fact that she murdered him deliberately and not in self-defense, as she suggests.
Non-consequentialism says that some kinds of actions are wrong in themselves and not just wrong because they have bad consequences. Kant’s categorical imperative2 “I ought not to act except in such a way that I could also will that my maxim should become a universal law.” Amanda is a young girl who was abducted by her uncle in an attempt to get the money her mother, his sister, acquired through a drug deal gone bad. Throughout the movie there are ethical dilemmas starting with the decision to take the case or not. Angie is Patrick’s girlfriend and partner; she does not want to take the case. She fears that if they take the case they would find the body.
Take a guess which one they chose, home of course. These teenaged girls were so scared of the trouble they might get into that they didn’t make an effort to help their friend and possibly save her life. I know what you’re thinking though; if Anna had followed the law and not taken drugs then she wouldn’t have died. But reality is, teenagers experiment, they make mistakes but they are not