Essays Tagged: "Hearsay"

Computer Generated Evidence In Court

given as to how the computer had been programmed and used. The computer printout was not treated as hearsay but rather as real evidence, the actual proof and relevance of which depended upon the evide ... er experts involved.The difficulty in the application of this rule lies in its interaction with the hearsay rule. Evidence is hearsay where a statement in court repeats a statement made out of court i ...

(19 pages) 182 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

AIDS a manmade disease or not, what the US Government doesn't want you to know.

ety that brought on God's wrath in the form of AIDS. Conspiracy Theorists however point to the many hearsay rumors from former Fort Detrick workers that AIDS was created as the ultimate biological wea ...

(3 pages) 196 5 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"The Salem Hysteria" explains the events of the Salem witch trials and why they occured when and where they did.

as Anne Hutchinson. Not only that, but the power of superstition plagued the Puritan movement with hearsay and literature that sailed throughout the new world exhibiting stories of witchcraft within ... nd Terminer. Here, where many modern courtrooms would have eliminated such evidence such as rumors, hearsay, and unsupported allegations, were legally accepted. Also, accused witches were not allowed ...

(5 pages) 108 2 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Salem Witch Trials

witch trials changemany peoples lives and even led to death for some. The power ofsuperstition and hearsay can distort from the truth.Four ministers of Salem joined Matther, and they spent a wholeday ... frightened into aconfession of guilt or imprisoned.As one can see the power of superstition and the hearsay candistort the truth. The Salem witch trials were horrifying and itchanges many peoples live ...

(2 pages) 116 3 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

My diary

she told me that something strange happens in our country. First I haven't notice, but soon started hearsay that people are disappears. No one could understood were and why?Today our king announce ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Salem Witch Trials

witch trials changemany peoples lives and even led to death for some. The power ofsuperstition and hearsay can distort from the truth.Four ministers of Salem joined Matther, and they spent a wholeday ... frightened into aconfession of guilt or imprisoned.As one can see the power of superstition and the hearsay candistort the truth. The Salem witch trials were horrifying and itchanges many peoples live ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Explaining and Comparing Ancient and Modern Religious Icons

ixion, icons have served to glorify saints and their lives to a degree unmatched by mere historical hearsay or biblical myth. For centuries, icons have played an integral part in Church ritual as many ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is an analytical essay on the murder of William Robinson, which occured in 1868 on the Salt Spring Islands in British Columbia.

a controversy towards the matter. The circumstantial evidence created broken stories and fallacious hearsay which did not prove beyond reasonable doubt that this man was in fact guilty of said crime. ...

(6 pages) 58 2 4.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The issue of gossip

Dirt, mudslinging, hearsay and tittle-tattle are words synonymous with gossip. According to Encarta English dictionary, ...

(2 pages) 67 1 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Should elementary schools be allowed to teach children about controversial political issues?

ds and emotions because they tend to absorb the most information (including secondhand information, hearsay, rumors, and unverifiable information), are compelled to have an opinion on matters of the d ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How do you account for the prejudiced attitudes found in some localities towards people with mental health problems and how might such prejudice be countered (opposed/retaliated against)?

tive and alarming images that have been designed to shock.These stories are usually always based on hearsay with frightening and shocking context, and no input from the person or persons involved.Thes ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Malcolm X

books, with the exception of one, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, penned by Alex Haley, is based on hearsay, conjecture and opinions. There are too, a lot of Internet sites devoted to Malcolm. Most of ...

(2 pages) 269 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Tragedy of Shylock, a Critical essay on Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice

not read the Merchant of Venice before this class. All of my familiarity with the play was based on hearsay, and for some reason I got the idea in my heads that it was a tragedy. I thought that Shyloc ...

(8 pages) 19 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Evil Among Us

r example, a town mob decides that they are best fit to take the law into their own hands, and with hearsay as their only evidence, the mob ends up lynching three innocent men in the process. In the f ...

(2 pages) 313 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Elephant Man Critique

n. An alignment of characters stood stiffly in a row across the stage. They inflexibly each recited hearsay about the legendary main character. Clouds of overdone smoke cascaded from the stage to the ... ue and expressions. It was not drawn out with solos and dedications. Due to intense hearsay and a sign marked "Elephant Man contains nudity", viewers went in expecting an undressed wom ...

(5 pages) 1515 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How well does Wordsworth succeed in listing our human sympathies in The Lyrical Ballads? To what extent can you see a developing philosophy in his poetry?

sed on scarce, third-party information, much like the members of her community did based on similar hearsay and gossip; "Old Farmer Simpson did maintain that in her womb the infant wrought," Wordswort ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Moll Flanders and Her World

not wealthy.This is too near the first hours of my life for me to relate anything of myself but by hearsay; it is enough to mention, that as I was born in such an unhappy place (Defoe 8).
Her m ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Managers Job

le: Spent an average of 66% and 80% time in verbal communication Cherish "soft" information gossip, hearsay and speculation ** Folklore and Facts-Managerial Work Folklore4: Management is or at leas ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management