Texas has had several cases rise to the Supreme Court level. There have been many that not only impact the Lone Star State, but also the nation’s justice department. Every court case offers a new side to any issue being addressed and aides in future decisions on cases dealing with the same subject. These cases allow improvements of the operation of the Justice Department. Jurek v. Texas is one of the cases that follows prior case decisions, but also allows for further improvements of the…
The story of Jack the Ripper was always piqued the interest due to the ambiguous personality and the unsolved case. Jack the ripper had committed five murders, all of women between 25 and 40 years old, but the most horrifying thing was the mean by which he killed his victims, as he used to remove their organs. As a result people were panicked ending in attacking on everyone matched the description, especially of someone who carried a bag. Soon enough the police accused two person for being Jack…
Alexus Van Helmond
Final Case Study
By far one of the most scariest serial killers in the world, Ted Bundy “charmingly” killed over 30 women within 4 years. Grown up in our local college town Burlington, Vermont, Bundy lived a life that he didn’t know was a lie. A few years later moving to Philadelphia and living with his grandparents is when Bundy found out the truth. He never met his real father and his mother was brought up to him as his sister. His mother had…
Deep Look Into A Serial Killer’s Mind
Purpose: To inform
Thesis: A serial killer is a person who attacks and kills victims one by one in a series of incidents, usually more than three.
Often, people do not take time to look into what a serial killer really is and what it does, and why the US alone is struggling and having more and more of these types of offenders.
A serial killer and their motives as to why they commit these horrendous crimes, give people a good definition of…
Criminal Profile #1
Submitted by Omar Jaquez
Estrella Mountain Community College
Gary Leon Ridgway aka “green river killer” was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on February 18, 1949. Ridgway targeted runaways and prostitutes along state Route 99 in south King County, Washington. In 1982 and admitted in an interview, there is over 75-80 murdered woman and several unfound bodies.
Gary Ridgway grew up in SeaTac,…
Serial crimes have been on the ascent over the recent years. The quantity of reported cases of individuals found to have been killed in puzzling ways has commanded news headlines around the world. Serial offenders have a propensity of redundancy of the same crimes. There are certain factors which are believed to be the motivating variable of serial offenses.
Gary Leon Ridge who is also known as the Green River Killer is an American serial killer. It is assumed that Gary could have murdered more…
Frida Kahlo, who was born on July 6, 1907, in Coyoacan, Mexico, was a Mexican artist known for self-portraits, which had a deeper meaning. Frida Kahlo used oil, Masonite, and canvas for her self-portrait paintings. She died on July 13, 1954, in Coyoacan, Mexico, due to a pulmonary embolism.
The art styles of Frida Kahlo were surrealism and realism. Surrealism is an art form when a painting has unrelated images in a very strange way. Realism is a style of painting are depicted as they are…
A criminal psychologist studies the thoughts, behaviors, and intentions of criminals on a day-to-day basis, trying to crack the code of what causes these criminal behaviors. Serial killers present a specific challenge because they often kill large amounts of people one at a time. Many of these killers have distinct characteristics, circumstances, and conditions that increase the likelihood of this behavior. Nannie Doss, also known as “Giggling Grandma”3 killed a dozen family members…
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
By Laura Hillenbrand
Table Of Contents
Topic Page #
Writing Style 8-10
Book Talk 11-13
Book Summary 14-16
Works Cited 18-19
Laura Hillenbrand was born in 1967. She began writing in 1988 about thoroughbred racing. After starting her writing career, she became a contributing writer/editor for Equus magazine. Laura won the Eclipse Award for her…
The case in interest is commonly known as “The Night Stalker” case. Involved in the case is Richard Ramirez, a serial killer -- convicted of 13 murders, five attempted murders, 11 sexual assaults and 14 burglaries. At a young age, Ramirez was exposed to satanic worship by a cousin (who was a soldier, discharged from Vietnam). The cousin had filled his head with stories of mutilation and torture of the woman along with graphic pictures from the war. This led him to commit petty crimes and form a…