Murder of James Bulger

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    James Bulger, the Merseyside toddler whose mutilated body was found on a railway line at Walton Liverpool, in February, was violently attacked with bricks, stones, and a piece of metal by two 10-year-old boys who abducted him from a shopping center at Bootle and took him on a two-mile walk to his death, a jury found at Preston Crown court today. James, aged two, died from multiple injuries to the head said Richard Henriques, QC, prosecuting. His body was then placed on the railway track and was cut in two by a train; according to a pathologist's evidence, the toddler was dead before he was hit by the train. The two boys, both now 11 deny abducting and murdering James. They also deny attempting to abduct another child. Mr. Henriques claimed that both boys intended to kill James or cause him serious injury, that both acted jointly throughout, and that both knew what they were doing was seriously wrong.…

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    Why Boys Become Vicious

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    is nothing if not complex(Golding 2).” The complexity of evil is visible in the nature of the young boys. A large factor can be due to the toxic environments both boys have grown up in. Jon Venables’ mother Susan had a serious problem with depression who was painted as a woman with loose moral whose neighbours noted a steady procession of different men every day. Robert Thompson was the fifth of seven children of Ann Thompson, a single mother and an alcoholic. the murderers were in the age…

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    experimental method collated a set of quantitative date, through studying the results derived from their controlled experiment, which they presented as evidence to support their claim. In contrast to this Levine used the discourse analysis approach, and gathered qualitative evidence to support his claim. This leads onto another difference in the methods of research applied during these two varying studies, in that Latané and Darley’s experiments were closely controlled, they were able to…

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    Why Do Children Kill

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    “I like hurting people.” “Murder isn’t that bad, we all die sometime anyway.” – Mary Bell an eleven year old girl from Scotswood, England Throughout history there are examples of children who committed crimes, children who steal and even children who kill. Although this seems to be an unthinkable crime it is something that is happening more frequently than any person would ever expect. Although it is often thought that children and adolescents are not capable of knowing the difference between…

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    “Ten Most Want Fugitives” for more than 16 years before his arrest in June 2011, James Joseph Bulger Jr., popularly known as Whitey Bulger, accounted for over 19 murders, federal racketeering, extortion, conspiracy. He accomplished this all while working as an FBI informant in his days as part of Boston’s Southie Irish gang, the Winter Hill Gang. Whitey Bulger was born into a large Irish-American Catholic family on September 3, 1929, in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He was one out of six children…

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    Escape From Alcatraz Essay

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    What do James “Whitey” Bulger, Al “Scarface” Capone, and George Celino “Machine Gun Kelly” Barnes all have in common? The first thing that comes to mind is they are all leaders of Crime families and gangs, but they were all prisoners of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Alcatraz is one of the most famous prisons in the country if not the world for what happened there and for its notorious prisoners. “The Escape of Alcatraz”, the LSD trails, and the life on “Uncle Sam’s Devil Island” are all…

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    discovered that if the inmates departed before midnight, or after 1 am, the currents would have taken them a different path and would not have been able to fight against their strength. However, if the three men left around midnight, the currents would have been in there favor, taking them straight towards the Golden Gate Bridge. If this was the case, scientists believe that they would have made it to the mainland alive. Previous reports stated they found a raft on Angel Island, indicating that…

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    Moreover, Patrick 's brother Kevin started to deal drugs. Despite this, Ma wouldn 't step up to the plate and only requested to Kevin to “ Do something about it” by which she meant the knocks on the door. To no surprise, with a role-model like that and no real rules almost any child would grow up similar to Kevin. In a time of a few years, Ma, like any other parent who ignores providing rules, regretted the result of her decision. Not only did Kevin waste Ma 's money at St. Augustine since he…

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    Everything was great in Southie, “It was the best place in the world” as Ma would say. This was true until busing broke out and the MacDonald had to drop out of school or find ways to pay for private schools. The media attacked Southie giving it a rep that none of the MacDonalds thought it deserved. However; they didn’t care about the government as long as everyone was proud to be from Southie, proud to be Irish, and could keep their mouths shut, they were living the dream. The MacDonald family…

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    James Bulger Case Study

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    In 1993 Walton Liverpool, the murder of James Bulger occurred. The felons were Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, who are known as the youngest convicted murderers in modern English history. Both boys were only at the age of ten when they abducted, tortured and murdered James Bulger, a two year old toddler. The case is considered one of the most unimaginable and horrific case in England. Both Jon Venables and Robert Thompson were born to ill-educated, working class parents, the details of the…

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