Essays Tagged: "District attorney"

"In Contempt" written by Chris Darden

son case but, chapters two through six detail his life from birth, his childhood in a working class district of Richmond, California, and becoming a district attorney of Los Angeles in 1981. Chapters ... e chapters he writes about his childhood and works his way forward to when he starts to work in the District Attorney's Office. Specifically he tells about how he was caught stealing a Hostess Fruit p ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The right to Life. On abortion from a religious point of view.

who chooses. In the 1970's the Roe v. Wade was tried in the U.S. Supreme Court. 'Jane Roe' took the District Attorney of Dallas county to the Supreme Court because she wanted an abortion and was not l ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

abortion

AbortionIn Roe et al. v. Wade District Attorney of Dallas County (1973), one of the most controversial cases in recent history, th ... who was residing in Dallas County, Texas, instituted this federal action in March 1970 against the District Attorney of the county. She sought a declaratory judgment that the Texas criminal abortion ... eview will be effectively denied. Our law should not be that rigid....We, therefore, agree with the District Court that Jane Roe had standing to undertake this litigation, that she presented a justici ...

(12 pages) 279 3 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Governor of Texas 1934.

The year was 1923, when a young man from Bowie Texas was appointed to an unexpired term as district attorney of the Thirtieth Texas District. James V Allred (V was a name, not an initial.), e ... post that would mark the beginning of his successful career as a politician.During his tenure as a District Attorney he was successful in fulfilling his duties, and took a fierce stand against the Ku ...

(7 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Plea-bargaining.

the entire indictment or to demand a trial. Plea bargaining requires the court's permission and the district attorney's consent.The Pros of plea bargaining are :1) plea bargaining saves taxpayers an e ...

(7 pages) 184 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The name of the book is Time to Kill

r and realizes how complicated it is to deal with such a famous client. He has ti fight against the District Attorney who wants to use this trail to get famous. The case gets national attention and a ...

(1 pages) 34 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Green Hornet

Reid, owner- publisher of the Daily Sentinel, his duel identity known only to his secretary and the district attorney. And now, to protect the rights and lives of decent citizens, rides THE GREEN HORN ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Fake ID's

ause of this fake id explosion? They are easier to get now than they ever have before. According to District Attorney Fox, in the county for Chapel Hill, fake ID's are going for "$30 a pop."(Kauffman) ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Abortion

In Roe et al. v. Wade District Attorney of Dallas County (1973), one of the most controversial cases in recent history, th ... who was residing in Dallas County, Texas, instituted this federal action in March 1970 against the District Attorney of the county. She sought a declaratory judgment that the Texas criminal abortion ... view will be effectively denied. Our law should not be that rigid.... We, therefore, agree with the District Court that Jane Roe had standing to undertake this litigation, that she presented a justici ...

(12 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Analysis of Jim's story of "Po' little 'Lizabeth" in Huck Finn

existing today:A similar situation today reinforcing this theme can be seen in the movie Crash. The District Attorney's wife assumes the Hispanic locksmith in their house will steal their keys to thei ...

(2 pages) 12 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

"Crash": A Look At Race and Prejudice in America

careen in and out of one another's lives. The various characters include a White housewife and her district attorney husband; a Persian store owner, his wife and daughter; two police detectives who a ... ervice.After Anthony and Peter leave the restaurant they pass by Jean and Rick Cabot, a Los Angeles district attorney and his wife. The couple is engrossed in a minor argument and Jean instinctively p ...

(3 pages) 173 1 3.4 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Workplace Domestic Violence

ng report outlines the immediate need for a domestic violence protocol for employees working in the District Attorney's Office. The goal is to implement a zero tolerance standard with regard to threat ... and seemed to be working. What was needed next was to then modify the procedure to the needs of the District Attorney's Office. The model used was from the U. S. Department of Justice policy and proce ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

US Fourth Amendment

and explained through the help of a youth group, a police spokesperson, a defense attorney, and the district attorney. Its goal was to clear the lines of communication between policemen and the commun ...

(1 pages) 18 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Eliot Ness

Ness got a job with the treasury department in Chicago. Shortly after Ness got his huge break.U.S. District Attorney, George E. Johnson, had the job of closing down Capone's bootlegging operations an ...

(5 pages) 1259 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stephan Douglas

3 and died June 3, 1861. He became a lawyer a month before turning 21. Within a year he was elected district attorney and became a judge of the Supreme Court before he turned twenty-eight. In 1837, he ...

(2 pages) 424 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Plea Bargaining

n initial verbal agreement between the defense attorney, who is representing the defendant, and the district attorney. This type of bargaining allows the defendant to plead guilty to a lesser charge t ... iations the defendant is put on trial. This negotiating technique is used not only by defenders and district attorneys, but sometimes even the judges. These negotiations are sometimes present only onc ...

(3 pages) 78 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Plea Bargaining

e if every case that was filed were to be set for trial.From the point of view of the prosecutor or district attorney, plea bargains ensure that the criminal is off the streets. Sometimes a very good ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Sam Houston

as appointed several positions in the militia through the endorsement of Andrew Jackson. He ran for district attorney in Nashville, Tennessee, and was elected. In 1823 he was elected to be in the Hous ...

(3 pages) 614 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Capitalism's Role in Unethical Behavior

ally conceived, the dilemma involves two criminals being held in separate cells awaiting trial. The district attorney has sufficient evidence to convict both of minor crimes, but the criminals are bel ... on the more serious offense without a confession from one or both of the prisoners. Therefore, the district attorney, who possesses a significant amount of knowledge, experience, and expertise with r ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Cost of Capital Punishment

witnesses, and they are very likely to lead to multiple appeals (Urbina & Smith, 2009). Once a District Attorney decides to pursue a capital case, the court, attorney, and evidence fees all rise. ... nce of the defense council. If the trial court denies the state appeals, they can be filed with the district court of appeals. After exhausting state appeals, a defendant can file federal habeas corpu ...

(4 pages) 16 1 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty