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  • Eyewitness Testimony Case Study

    Eyewitness testimony is being able to choose the suspect out of a lineup or an array of photos. Sometimes the witnesses' testimony is not always accurate. When a witness falsely testifies they can send an innocent person to prison. An example of a case where the eyewitness testimony was incorrect was in the murder of 78-year-old Jack Sasson. The man who was convicted of the murder of Mr. Sasson was 18-year-old Kash Register. On April 6, 1979 in the middle of the afternoon, a 78-year-old…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of '507: Confessions Kim Possible'

    Confessions Kim Possible – Rhetorical Analysis Saul Elbien, the rhetor to “507: Confessions – Kim Possible” podcast published from Chicago Public Media on October eleventh, 2013, address a unique situation sometimes present in criminal investigations, false confessions. Elbien starts off his podcast by describing a crime scene: a man found dead by the Anacostia River, bound and beaten to death, with only his credit cards missing. (“507: Confessions”) Elbien then introduces the audience to Jim…

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  • Whats The Difference Between Foil Character And Antagonist

    Hello, Welcome back to our Creative Writing Elements series here on the PrintedFeet blog. We’re talking about characters today, and since this is such a complex subject, we’re going to split it into two posts. The next post will be on developing characters and is going to be posted later on this week. To begin, let’s go over the main types of characters and what makes them so necessary to story building. Basic Character Types The Protagonist: The protagonist is the person at the center of…

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  • Bad Blood Character Analysis

    BAD BLOOD tells the horrific real life story of the Tuskegee syphilis experiments. The story does a good job of eliciting feelings of great indignation that was done to the innocent victims. The script explores and poses the moral question about how far the medical community goes for the sake of research. It also examines how callous the medical community can be towards patients, seeing them as a statistic rather than a real human being. The era, culture, and setting are authentic. The dialect…

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  • Who Controls The Future Analysis

    As a result, they ‘control the future’, as they controlled the past; the future will always live and learn under colonialist beliefs. Depiction of a False Hero This depiction of a false hero, Christopher Columbus, has made an enormous impact on the Native people. The misled depiction not only erases the injustices done to the Native population but also glorifies the western concepts of ‘conquest’ and ‘discovery’. It…

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  • False Confessions Research Paper

    False Confessions Lead to Years in Prison On December 8, 1991, 14-year-old Cateresa Matthews was found dead along a path in Dixmoor, Illinois. When investigators rushed to the scene, they had seen that she had been shot in the mouth at close range and there were clear signs of sexual assault. Jonathan Barr and 4 others were falsely accused for the death of Matthews. When each suspect was interrogated, there was little truth of the confessions. Because they contradicted each other's confession.…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Lucid Dreams

    A young boy stands at the peak of a cliff. He looks over the edge with no discernible ground below. The boy smiles, lifts his arms, and falls into oblivion. Soon the boy feels the pressure on his back as he is flung back up even higher than the cliff he was previously on. He slows to a stop and stays there, floating among the clouds. Many dreamers wish for this boy’s freedom, the freedom of lucid dreaming. The idea of being aware while dreaming and being able to consciously influence dream…

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  • Lucid Dreaming In The Movie 'Inside Out'

    The movie “Inside Out” is a children’s movie that is based on emotions and how we feel. There are a couple of scenes in particular that show dreams as if you are experiencing a movie. The first dream is when the main character Riley is dreaming of being at her new school in her underwear because she is afraid of her new school. Riley was having a dream based on what she was actually afraid of. What goes through our minds before we fall asleep, like Riley being scared of school, can affect what…

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  • Assessment Of The Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children

    Scale for Children (WISC-V). The areas of cognitive processing ability measured include crystallized intelligence, short-term memory, visual-spatial processing, reasoning ability, and processing speed. The subtests measure different cognitive processing abilities, combining to form five index scores: Verbal Comprehension, Visual-Spatial, Fluid Reasoning, Working Memory and Processing Speed which all together make up the Full-Scale IQ score. Ryan obtained a score of 118 (88th percentile), which…

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  • Julia Case Study

    Scales, 4th Edition (WAIS-IV). The areas of cognitive processing ability measured include crystallized intelligence, short-term memory, visual-spatial processing, reasoning ability, and processing speed. The subtests measure different cognitive processing abilities and when combined together they form four index scores: Verbal Comprehension, Perceptual Reasoning, Working Memory and Processing Speed which all together make up the Full-Scale IQ score. Julia obtained a Standard Score of 82 (12th…

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