Essays Tagged: "guilty verdict"

To Kill A Mockingbird. The trial of Tom Robinson

'Guilty' verdict has been reached in the trial of Tom Robinson. A jury of twelvewhites has reached a ... dict and It's Consequences:For Tom Robinson, the consequences of the trial and the rendition of the Guiltyverdict are quite simple and clear.For the rest of us however, the consequences are not so cle ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Limiting deathrow appeals

ual has a right to a trial and to be judged by a jury of his peers. When the result of a trial is a guilty verdict and the individual is sentenced to death, the individual has a right to appeal the ve ...

(4 pages) 61 0 5.0 Feb/1996

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

The Obstacle Course Known as Childhood. An essay about the difficulties of childhood using "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee as its source.

he jury that Tom Robinson was definitely innocent. The jury knowing of Tom's innocence still gave a guilty verdict because of Tom's skin color. Scout and Jem were taught by their father that people we ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Explians the difference in taking a plea bargin or going to trial by jury.

been committed; a perpetrator can be identified; and that there is sufficient evidence to support a guilty verdict. There are two ways to settle a criminal case, ether through a trial by jury or by th ... he jury may acquit you of all charges brought against you. When you go to trial you're innocence or guilty is determined amongst a group of peers, and not a judge or a prosecutor. If you go to trial y ...

(3 pages) 63 0 1.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A Lesson before Dying

hardly more than a hog, and was too stupid to plot out the hold up. The jury quickly brings back a guilty verdict.Upon hearing the lawyer's speech, Jefferson's godmother, Miss Emma, resolves to help ...

(4 pages) 63 2 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

12 Angry Men

years old teenager who is accused of the murder of his father. All the proofs seem to point at his guilty. Unless the twelve jurors find the boy innocent of murder, he will be sentenced to death. Th ... jurors start. In the first round of votes, only one juror out of the twelve votes in favor of "not guilty" verdict. Not even convinced of the boy's innocent, he has a reasonable doubt about the crime ...

(2 pages) 74 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

To Kill A Mockingbird

nce is threatened by numerous incidents that expose the evil side of human nature; most notably the guilty verdict in Tom Robinson's trial and the vengefulness of Bob Ewell. Harper Lee's use of settin ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Throughout web of English criminal law one golden thread is always to be seen, that is a duty of the prosecution to prove the prisoner's guilt". Woolmington v. DPP (1935) Viscount Shanley.

on Human Rights: 'everyone charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law'#As Ireland and England are parties to the ECHR# the Act 6(2) is relating to ... he ECHR# the Act 6(2) is relating to it's law.Defendant is presumed innocent until a jury reaches a guilty verdict based on the evidence against the defendant, in fair trial. The defendant has a right ...

(6 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

To Kill A Mockingbird: Unfair Trial Essay

n innocent victim by the racism, circumstantial evidence, and opposing evidence, does not deserve a guilty verdict. Judge Taylor, shown as an "amiable, white-haired and ruddy-faced" man, ...

(5 pages) 9842 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Identify and evaluate the roles of the Prosecution and Defense in a criminal trial. Identify & discuss the sentencing powers, available to a Judge in a specific criminal case.

iminal case. For the purpose of this paper, mens reus and mens rea will have been established and a guilty verdict delivered for a singular murder.The fundamental reason behind the establishment of th ... efendant receives a fair trial. Defense lawyers are often asked 'How can you defend someone that is guilty?' The fact is that their role is to not judge, but to represent the defendant, the judgement ...

(6 pages) 46 2 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

12 Angry Men

boy is charged with the murder of his father. At first, all of the twelve jurors believe that he is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, except for one, who believes that they owe the boy more than five ... more than five minutes in deciding if he lives or not. The man who does not believe that the boy is guilty explains his views to the rest of the jurors and is ridiculed by them. An old man later sees ...

(7 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Australian government

e judge whom sat this case, Truepenny, CJ in a court of law in the year 4300, found four defendants guilty of murdering their fellow companion. The key aspects that influenced that decision of the jud ... Case Report). When deciding of the verdict of this case the judge relied upon the statute handing a guilty verdict. The judge used the statue, as it was the law in determining if persons whom committe ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law