Essays Tagged: "Circumstantial Evidence"

Dont Talk to Cops. How to deal with the police.

eemingly harmless bits of information which youvolunteer may later become vital links in a chain of circumstantial evidenceagainst you or a friend.DO NOT INVITE THE INVESTIGATOR INTO YOUR HOME!Such an ...

(2 pages) 125 3 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Did the Portuguese "discover" Australia in the 1520's?

Did the Portuguese "discover" Australia in the 1520's?There is much circumstantial evidence to suggest that a Portuguese discovery of Australia in the 1520's is highly ... ot especially identifiable as Portuguese, McIntyre suggests there is room for inference, due to the circumstantial nature of the evidence.The Mahogany Ship reportedly sighted on a beach in Warrnambool ... is claim of a Portuguese discovery of Australia in 1520's is unsubstantiated. The evidence, however circumstantial, remains nevertheless and as McIntyre suggests, "there is room for inference."Once mo ...

(8 pages) 68 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Oscar Wilde's, "The Picture of Dorian Gray".

d Juliet, and his own view of art to develop the story. Along with using his theme, there is strong circumstantial evidence to suggest that Wilde's novel was in fact inspired, if not a "spin off" off ... h the utmost certainty that this parallel did occur since both authors have long since passed away, circumstantially speaking a strong case can and has been presented here.

(5 pages) 95 1 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Capital punishment.

way from being executed by an unjust decision. The verdict of his case was guilty on the grounds of circumstantial evidence. When in all reality, he was guilty because he was black, poor and socially ... is really wrong with our system is that it zero's in on one thing, like in the Coleman case, on the circumstantial evidence. Also in these trials we engage in a contest between experienced, financed, ...

(7 pages) 160 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Frankenstein - Do not Mess with Mother Nature

Justine Moritz was the "presumed" murderer, and Frankenstein was determined to prove her innocent. Circumstantial evidence, however, led the courts to believe Justine guilty, because found in her poc ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Moose and the Sparrow

ath of Moose Madden was murder. There is no evidence to support the charge. There is though, enough circumstantial evidence.Moose Madden was known to pick on Cecil. He would make Cecil go to the tool ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Chapter 5 in Law text book.

son who witnessed the event in question, or cannot be disproved by any other fact- the best evidenceCircumstantial evidence-all evidence of an indirect nature2. What is a leading question? Why is a le ... w to check whether their answers are consistent with earlier evidence.6. Compare direct evidence to circumstantial evidence?Direct evidence is evidence given by a person who witnessed the event in que ...

(8 pages) 63 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

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

d to death by jury members of Caucasian background engendered a controversy towards the matter. The circumstantial evidence created broken stories and fallacious hearsay which did not prove beyond rea ...

(6 pages) 58 2 4.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Comparison of Arthur Miller's Play The Crucible, and Edna St. Vincent's poem Justice denied in Massachusetts.

trials were conducted poorly, and that the convictions of were based on unreliable and unbelievable circumstantial evidence. Now, only in hindsight, is it seen the errors made initially, and the failu ...

(3 pages) 21 1 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lizzie Borden...Criminal Mastermind or Insanely Innocent? - And article examining the Lizzie Borden Case as a legal prosecution.

r who is mistreated by her stepmother. This however is completely opposite of the case.Using King's circumstantial evidence, we can begin to deduce the situation at hand. Studying the situation before ... Borden is in fact guilty of first-degree murder based off the conclusive, witness testimonies, and circumstantial evidence that I have provided today.

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

A Fair Trial? The Azaria Chamberlain Case (Australia). How did a jury of twelve people come to convict Lindy Chamberlain of her daughter's death? 24/25

who had been confused and persuaded by the police, forensic experts and media outlets. Reliance on circumstantial evidence, conflicting interpretations of forensic evidence, questionable evidence by ... y judgment.To begin, much of the prosecution's arguments in the Chamberlain trial relied heavily on circumstantial evidence. The Crown had been unable to produce a motive, a murder weapon, a confessio ...

(9 pages) 45 0 4.6 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The Fugative

The Fugitive: Circumstantial Evidence vs. Hard Evidence In an action-packed thriller that keeps everyone intensely ... idence given to him and prove his innocence? First of all, in this film the police take the circumstantial evidence more seriously than the hard evidence. When Dr. Kimble walked into his house ... truggle went on, and there was a murder. He was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. This was circumstantial evidence. Kimble, on the other hand seeing his wife murdered, knowing it wasn't him, ...

(3 pages) 482 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Crucible Paralles

the witch hunt of the 1950s. One of the parallels deals with how both incidences were based only on circumstantial evidence. Another parallel between the two is how the people that were accused of eit ... the parallels between The Crucible and the witch hunt of the 1950s is that they were both based on circumstantial evidences.Another parallel between The Crucible and the witch hunt of the 1950s is th ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

To Kill A Mockingbird: Unfair Trial Essay

al. In Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, Tom Robinson, shown as an innocent victim by the racism, circumstantial evidence, and opposing evidence, does not deserve a guilty verdict. Judge Tayl ... ely different story then Mayella does, and the jury has no reason to convict either of these two on circumstantial evidence (191). In layman terms, Atticus Finch says the following about Mayella Ewell ...

(5 pages) 8860 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To Kill A Mockingbird

ting injury, his trial, and his death in prison. During Tom's trial there is a great deal of circumstantial evidence but Tom is convicted anyway. Most of the case against him is based on the st ...

(2 pages) 563 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ical evidence proves the killer was somebody who was familiar to the Washburn household. The circumstantial evidence further proves only Tyrone Washburn could be Elena Washburn's murderer. The ... t look in the garage because I knew she was there the whole time" (P.85). There is enough solid and circumstantial evidence to clearly point Tyrone Washburn as the murder. During the trial the ...

(5 pages) 444 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Personal Values Development

ans are born with an innate moral sense. "Though no one has identified genes for morality, there is circumstantial evidence they exist" (Pinker, 2008). Noam Chomsky, a linguist who has been on the fac ...

(8 pages) 162 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management