Essays Tagged: "Homicide"

Common Law - Development of Defence of Provocation. Refers to the case of Mancini

nated from the days when men bore arms and engaged in quarrels of violence that often resulted in a homicide being committed. For provocation to be an ample defence to murder it needed to be something ... s can ever be regarded as so provocative to a reasonable man as to reduce to manslaughter felonious homicide committed upon the speaker in consequence of such verbal provocation.' 'Mere words' however ...

(9 pages) 76 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

1990, a year where real music had its real downfall with violence and corruption. Includes part of lyrics from one of Tupac's songs

derstanding, so ispeoples view on rap music. What we must do is get to the heartof the problem.SEX, HOMICIDE, MONEY, these are some controversial thingsrappers must rap about to get 'Mad loot' (money) ...

(5 pages) 84 1 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

This is a short essay / speech on the causes of violence among youth ages 15-24 in the U.S.

Fellow classmates as you already know homicide is the leading cause of death among people ages 15- 24. We have been asked to write a speec ...

(1 pages) 100 1 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Retention of the mandatory life sentence for murder.

ver throughout the years the penalty of death has proven "unpopular" and "not necessary". Until the Homicide Act 1957 all persons convicted of murder were automatically sentenced to death. By s5 of th ...

(10 pages) 98 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gun control.

ghly concerned in they knew there was a gun in the home of their child's friends. Also, the risk of homicide in the home is three times greater in households with guns and the risk of suicide is five ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Abortion in Texas

6-1272) "the Father of Common Law," apparently regarded abortion (at least after 5 or six weeks) as homicide and it seems that at early Common Law abortion was a felony, and, therefore, a hanging offe ... ade elective abortions performed by a licensed physician completelylegal for the first 24 weeks and homicide thereafter. The state has also addedreporting and live-birth regulations in Article 41 of t ...

(14 pages) 129 0 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

It is a breif book review, of the novel "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck.

the Joad family. Tom Joad Jr, was the eldest son who was just released from prison on probation for homicide when the Joads embarked on there journey. The mom of the family, as the story progressed re ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"Hiroshima" By John Hersey.

e story of six people who survivedThe bombing of Hiroshima is one of the most horrible acts of mass homicide ever committed. I have always been curious what this experience was like for the people who ...

(5 pages) 108 0 3.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Wealth and power.

rty rate, the highest infant mortality rate, and the highest rate of youth deaths due to accidents, homicide, and other nations? How can Disney's CEO Michael Eisner make $575 million to himself when t ...

(2 pages) 86 1 3.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Are Electro-Convulsion Treatments Harmful?

ression with insomnia, weight change, feelings of hopelessness or guilt, and thoughts of suicide or homicide; severe depression that does not respond to antidepressants or patients who can't take anti ...

(4 pages) 28 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Gun Control is Not the Answer.

s.Guns are evil to some, because of the violence that theycreate. People express guns as weapons of homicide. They insist that,the more guns with which our society equips itself, the greater thelikeli ... a proven fact that handguns have been the murder weapon ofchoice. Guns are involved in half of all homicide cases. Peoplebelieve that society has relied on weapons that create harm andcriminals. Ther ...

(2 pages) 170 2 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Life of David Gale: Fascinating or Flawed? A Film Critique of the controversial movie starring Kevin Spacey. Topics include assisted suicide and Texas death row.

of Death Watch is brutally raped and murdered, all signs point to David and he is charged with her homicide. Ironically, David finds himself on death row and a victim of the very laws he has worked t ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.7 Dec/2003

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

Fifth Business Subjective Writing Piece

with all local authorities and there are no gangs with a stone symbol, nor had there been any other homicide with a stone in the victim's mouth. This became a symbolic death, I just have to figure out ... tone in the victim's mouth. This became a symbolic death, I just have to figure out whether it is a homicide or a suicide.Me and Murdock and each taken our own seperate routes, questioning people who ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pro death penalty-california

it is effective in many other ways. When they hear on the news that somebody is being executed for homicide, what might be racing through their minds? Second thoughts? In some Eastern countries, the ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2004

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

Why should gun control laws be stricter?

0 households in the U.S.Not only does America contain the most guns, it also has one of the highest homicide rates in the world. From 1985 to 1991, the U.S. homicide rate increased by 4% yearly. Durin ... m 1985 to 1991, the U.S. homicide rate increased by 4% yearly. During the periods of 1992-1994, the homicide rate decreased a mere 1% yearly. The following years the rate began to increase again. Sadl ...

(3 pages) 68 1 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

An issue of morality. Abortion. Cited with footnotes.

mb is immoral and on the same level of manslaughter, and therefor should be outlawed. They say that homicide is illegal in the U.S. while in many states, abortions are not. How can one form of killing ... nd an interest in their continued existence and therefor, abortion is by no means the same thing as homicide."Persons . . . are members of a social community that shapes and values them, and personhoo ...

(9 pages) 146 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Fetal Homicide: Crime or Accodent?

he United States that refers to the death of an unborn child resulting from a criminal act is fetal homicide. Fetal homicide has become the topic on many American minds. I believe, along with many oth ... e for the death of an unborn child, he or she should be charged with the murder of that fetus.Fetal homicide has become a major focus of many Americans throughout the United States. The reason for thi ...

(4 pages) 59 1 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Violence in Our Society, Death is Not the Answer"

t is true. Death is definitely NOT the right means of punishment for criminals guilty of committing homicide.Our Catholic moral teaching states that capital punishment plunges us farther into the cult ...

(2 pages) 44 1 4.2 Apr/2004

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

Torture and Death

and members of the Falun Gong sect. These violations were so cruel that many times the last act was homicide. I think that two of the main human rights, the right to religion and to life, should be gr ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Greek Justice: Trial and Punishment

he earliest known laws in Athens and the one that remained unchanged for the longest time concerned homicide. As the Greeks believed that murder offended the gods, there were religious sanctions again ... tive was to get rid of all of Draco's laws except the law that established exile as the penalty for homicide. One of Solon's big changes to the Athenian justice system was that he passed a law allowin ...

(4 pages) 37 1 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies