Guilty as Charged

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Learn From Your Mistakes Have you ever made a decision in your life that you had to choose vs one person or another? In “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant" by W.D Wetherell, the narrator had to decide between a bass and Sheila Mant. In the “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker, the narrator had to decide between her daughters to give one of them their grandmothers quilt. Both narrators had to make decisions that choose either one person or the other. The narrator from the “Everyday Use” Dee, Maggie, the narrator from “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant” make decisions and sacrifices for one but they might not be the right ones and from that they learned from. In the story “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant” the narrator was a young fourteen year old boy who had a crush on his neighbor Sheila Mant, a seventeen year old teenager. The narrator does not have a car but knows how to fish and has his own canoe to go fishing in. In the “Everyday Use” the narrator who is mama describes herself as a “large, big-boned women”(Walker,Pg.71) was black and poor. Mama had two daughters. One was named Dee who was the youngest. Dee was well educated and had a better figure then her oldest sister Maggie. Maggie is the oldest but isn 't well educated like Maggie.Maggie still lives with her mom in a house made of old wood with windows that are holes cut into the wall. Dee moved away from home and went off to collage and found herself a well educated, handsome man and moved in with him.…

    • 1207 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    Was Socrates guilty as charged?" Socrates, an ancient Greek philosopher, is linked with Western systems of logic and philosophy. At an early age, he served in the hoplite-ancient Greek infantry, and later devoted his life to philosophy. His rather unique perspective and wisdom in philosophy attracted friends and enemies at the same time. Socrates metaphorically was the gadfly that stung the horse- Athenian state. And from his brilliant debates accustomed with truthfulness and honesty that all…

    • 740 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    where people who were guilty failed to be charged and were treated as good people from how the society viewed them. The book is a tragic drama that was written in 1952-1953 by Arthur Miller in setting that was based in Massachusetts when it was a puritan colony (Bloom 3). The main theme of the book depicts Puritanism and can be viewed as a way in which Miller tried to address the evils in the society at that time. The book reveals a number of evils such as adultery, witchcraft, and power…

    • 1135 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Criminal Contempt is defined as a disobedient or open disrespect for the court. It punishes conduct that violates a courts rule rather than a penal statue or some criminal law. Arthur Kirkland was charged with criminal contempt because he punched Judge Fleming. This incident happened when Arthur was in Judge Fleming court room arguing Jeff McCullaugh case a client of Arthur. Jeff was stop for a broken light and then mistaken for another man that had his same name. McCullaugh had already spent 1…

    • 1603 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Fradella, 2014, p. 38). A plea bargain, “a process through which a defendant is pleads guilty to a criminal charge with the expectation of receiving some consideration from the state” (Neubauer & Fradella, 2014, p. 309). It’s an offer made to individuals who are facing charges and/or sentencing that may reduce the amount of time they would serve upon conviction. It is what it implies, it’s a deal. You’re looking at…

    • 747 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    cases against well-known defendants and/or cases impacting many people. Michael John Anderson was a Minnesota resident who was found guilty of first-degree murder for killing Katherine Ann Olson in 2007. Anderson was referred to as The Craigslist Killer because he posted an advertisement on Craigslist posing as a woman seeking child care services. The intent of posting the ad was to trick a woman into coming to his home so he could kill her. First degree murder is murder committed with…

    • 480 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    2012 The supreme court ruled that Juveniles who committed murder should be sentences as an adult. On the other hand many adults believe that Juveniles brains aren't fully developed. therefore, They should not be charged as an adult because they’re kids. In my opinion I believe that they should be charged as adults. Some of my claims are that teenagers have brain issues, matureness and violence to their families. To begin with, In the article “on punishment and teen killers” by…

    • 568 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    If you are charged with a crime, you need to understand the different levels of offense that you can be charged with. This will help you determine what you should plea when you appear in court, and what the consequences will be of pleading guilty or accepting a plea deal. The Worst Kind: Felonies The most serious type of crime that you can be charged with is a felony. If you are charged and convicted of a felony, you should expect to spend some time in a state or federal prison depending on…

    • 557 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Felony Crimes

    • 516 Words
    • 3 Pages

    If you are charged with a crime, you need to understand the different levels of offense that you can be charged with. This will help you determine what you should plea when you appear in court, and what the consequences will be of pleading guilty or accepting a plea deal. The Worst Kind: Felonies The most serious type of crime that you can be charged with is a felony. Felonies can be brought against you at both the state and federal level. If you are convicted of a felony, you sentence will…

    • 516 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Jack’s attorney moved to dismiss the charges of the attempt murder of Bert on the ground that Jack could not have killed Bert due to the malfunctioning of his gun, I think that the court made a wrong decision because first of all Jack tried to murder Bert which is attempt of murder and Jack should do sometime in prison. Throughout the case the court should had found Jack guilty because if Jack’s gun did not jam he would of shoot and killed Bert which is 1st degree murder and that can sentence…

    • 277 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50