Essays Tagged: "Killings"

Domestic abuse

officers to meet the demandAt the Portland Women's Crisis Line, where calls have doubled since the killings of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman, they welcome the increased attention.From July 19,thr ...

(5 pages) 198 1 4.8 Mar/1996

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

The Effects of Race on Sentencing in Capital Punishment Cases

In early America, blacks were lynchedfor the slightest violation of informal laws and many of these killings occurred without any type ofdue process. As the judicial system has matured, minorities hav ...

(4 pages) 157 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Racism and the Death Penalty

n early America, blacks were lynched for the slightest violation of informal laws and many of these killings occured without any type of due process. As the judicial system has matured, minorities hav ...

(4 pages) 210 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

A three page paper covering the massacre at My Lai during the Vietnam war. (Bibliography included)

n of Charlie Company, 11th Brigade, entered the village of My Lai. It wasn't much longer before the killings began. When news of the carnage emerged, it sent tremors through the chain of command in th ...

(3 pages) 176 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Minorities on death row

n early America, blacks were lynched for the slightest violation of informal laws and many of these killings occurred without any type of due process. As the judicial system has matured, minorities ha ...

(4 pages) 115 0 3.5 Apr/2002

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

The Comparisons of Charles Manson to Transcendental Philosophy

d several people from the Tate and LaBianca family on two seperate ocassions. The purposes of these killings are misunderstood by today's society, when ignoring Manson's philosophy. Although Manson ne ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A good story with a setting in the middle ages. Teachers really like things that are written from the middle ages. Very educational and entertaining.

o out of fifteen. I had heard many stories about the deaths, accidental falling off cliffs and bear killings. But I knew he was too strong for that. If he wanted to do this together, everyone would st ...

(28 pages) 254 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"Shoot the teacher" by David Belbin. Includes personal comment

ome!Three people are shot and killed in only a few days. Thereare many theories of hwo comitted the killings. Simon is themain suspect, however he's found innocent. Instead the findthat the murderer i ...

(2 pages) 34 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Effects of Race on Sentencing in Capital Punishment Cases

n early America, blacks were lynched for the slightest violation of informal laws and many of these killings occured without any type of due process. As the judicial system has matured, minorities hav ...

(5 pages) 121 0 4.3 Dec/1996

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

A true picture of MacBeth and Lady MacBeth, by Shakespeare

d for being loyal, brave and savage in battle by the sergeant and Ross. Here Macbeth's violence and killings are praised because they have preserved the rightful king. Duncan is grateful to Macbeth an ...

(9 pages) 147 0 4.8 Sep/1996

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

Through Their Eyes. Speaks of Jewish children who were victims of the Holocaust

d. As a term, Holocaust has normally been used to describe the fate of the Jews. Most of the Jewish killings were done by mobile death squads and in concentration camps such as Auschwitz, Treblinka, B ...

(5 pages) 87 1 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Violence in the Prohibion Era

st dramatic and drastic forms, killing or attempting to kill people. So I will be talking mostly of killings, attempted killings, and mobbings (because after all they can easily lead to killings). Sec ... ohibition encyclopedias. Scattered through the six volumes are many accounts of mobbings, attempted killings, and killings. Some of the stories are classics. For instance, one details how a county cha ...

(6 pages) 64 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The theme of the epic poem Beowulf

intangible things such as power or pride. Throughout the British epic poem Beowulf, there are many killings and deaths. Grendel (a gigantic, troll-like ogre) kills Danish thanes, Beowulf comes to the ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Response paper on Fredrick Douglass

. He wanted to learn as much as he possibly could before he died. Frederick had often thought about killings himself to escape his life of slavery. Then he thought to himself, if he goes through with ...

(1 pages) 86 2 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Into the mind of a serial killer.

It isn't hard to turn on the television and find something playing starring a serial killer. Today, killings seem to be a very common theme in popular culture. However, with these industries churning ... dstains soaked into the dirt floors of garages" (Harris 283). Even when he was not acting out these killings, he was fantasizing about them. Out of the blue, after talking to a friend and seeing her r ...

(9 pages) 185 2 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Serial Killers.

t of trophy from their victims. A serial killer is identified through seven characteristics. First; killings are separate. There are usually cooling off periods between murders. Killings last for mont ... or until the killer dies. Usually at least five victims will be killed by a serial killer. Second; killings will be performed one on one. Killings will occasionally be two on one. Third; victims are ...

(10 pages) 151 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The My Lai Massacure could have been avoided.

Lieutenant William L. Calley Jr. was guilty in the My Lai killings. Imagine, a family sitting on their front porch peacefully, making breakfast for their them ... ng to military law it is wrong to kill civilians during war, it is wrong for officers to order such killings, wrong for soldiers to obey those orders." Allen Lockwood, Searching for consensus (1961 to ... e village and only 3 weapons were captured. Calley took advantage of his powers to make unnecessary killings.In My Lai, Vietnam Calley was guilty in killing the innocent civilians. Calley killed m ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Each of Macbeth's five killings in the different acts in William Shakespear's "Macbeth".

These are, respectively, Macdonwald, Duncan, Banquo, Macduff's family, and Young Siward. These five killings are different. In the beginning, Macbeth kills for his king. He then suffers a fall from gr ... s is the way in which Shakespeare shows us the changes in Macbeth's character. Shakespeare uses the killings as a sort of "barometer" to illustrate these changes.Before the play begins, Macbeth's Scot ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 Jun/2003

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

The role of fate in Shakespeare's Macbeth and John Gardner's "Grendel", a retelling of the Beowulf story from the monster's point of view.

em Beowulf and William Shakespeare's play Macbeth.. The major events of the poem, such as the three killings by Beowulf and his own death, are said to have been predestined. In Macbeth, fate is so sig ...

(8 pages) 48 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Killings" by Andre Dubus's,.

KillingsRevenge, loss and consequences are explored in Andre Dubus's, "Killings". A jealous husband, ...

(3 pages) 26511 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American