The police created the story and intimidated an eye witness who refused to testify and threatened to charge her with the murder if she refused. The attorneys told a moving tale and Ron Keine and company ended up being convicted. This case was before DNA testing but what exonerated these individuals was the actual murder confessing to the crimes. The entire case seemed like a fluke and malicious attack on these people. A guy in Carolina, confessed to all charges and had an epiphany and told the police where the weapon was located and how everything happened and how he dragged the body.
In one of Law & Order’s “ripped from the headlines” episodes titled “House Counsel,” a juror in a mob trial is found dead. Law enforcement investigates and learns that the mobster tampered with the juror in order to avoid a conviction and then killed him to keep him quiet. The lawyer defending the mobster is a good friend of Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy. Later in the investigation, McCoy discovers that his friend may have played a role in the jury tampering. When he suspects his friend is involved, McCoy sees an opportunity to get the mobster and prosecutes the attorney for the murder to leverage information about the mobster.
Garry Rainnie stated, “it was about the killing of a human being” (Sheehy 115). Clearly, Rainnie did not deny John was a cruel father, husband and person, however, he still believed Kim should be found guilty of the murder she committed. Rainnie claimed that she killed John out of Jealousy as he was going to leave her for his girlfriend, Karla Sweeting (Sheehy 89). John had asked Karla to marry him four days before his murder occurred. Rainnie used the testimonies of Jennifer and Christopher to ask the harrying question, “why did she not leave,” (Sheehy 93, 101).
They can’t talk to my secretary any more because she’s dead.” Because of the comments George made he was investigated after her murder. Her name was Ruth spaulding, and she supposedly died of drug overdose. After some documents were found his secretary was going to blackmail him. She was potentially about to come forward about George intentionally misdiagnosing patients and billing them for laboratory tests, medical treatments, and unnecessary prescriptions, to gain some extra cash. George’s son, Steve Hodel former LAPD homicide detective, was to believe Elizabeth was one of his patients.
Kenneth Bianchi was arrested on January 13, 1979, in Washington and admitted to being involved in killing many girls. On October 22nd, 1979, Kenneth made a plea bargain, which included him testifying about the involvement of his cousin, Angelo Buono. Kenneth’s trial lasted from November 16th, 1981 to November 18th, 1983, in which he had initially pleaded not guilty with insanity. Firstly, Kenneth had managed to convince the professionals that he had a split personality, in which his alter ego, Steve Walker, had committed these crimes. The detectives found out that Steve Walker is a student whose identity was attempted to be stolen, inducing Bianchi to create another alias by the name of Billy to convince the psychiatrists.
We often see polygraph test being used on people in order to get to the truth of something. But how accurate are polygraph tests? We see polygraph tests on some of our favorite television shows; from Law and Order Special Victims Unit to Dr. Phil, etc. but how accurate can they be? Polygraph tests have always been something I was skeptical about because how accurate can a lie detector test be since sometimes our body can give a different answer.
Mr. Crawford was charged with assault and attempted murder. He was found guilty. The court found Crawford guilty based on his wife’s recorded statements, describing the stabbing that took place that the prosecutors played in court. The statement contradicted Michael’s defense that he stabbed Lee in self-defense of his wife. After this incident, the Confrontation Clause was put into effect.
In this case, Sharukh Jatoi along with three other alleged partners committed the brutal murder of an innocent teenager who unlike them did not belong to an elite family. This case took different turns to show the immunity for elites and loopholes of system for poor and mediocre. Shahrukh Jatoi left the country immediately after committing the crime and the acting judge asked the Police department to bring the convict back to the country. Shahrukh got arrested in Dubai and was brought back in Pakistan. Later, the unfortunate judicial system of Pakistan which is the travesty for the system started and the prosecutor had to part away from his posts and underwent a transfer after which a favorite appointee was brought as a prosecutor who was more inclined towards declaring Sharukh Jatoi as a juvenile.
One of the fraud cases that is becoming very common in nursing homes is that the patients are charged wrong amounts for the services that they acquire from the nursing home. The patient generally comes with some disease to seek medical attention. The nursing home raises fraud cases by advising unnecessary tests and procedures to be done on the patients. These tests or procedures may not be required for the patient. As the patient is limited in knowledge, the tests and procedures are done on the patient while charging the patient with a heavy amount of bill.
The contours of the case soon shifted to a high profile murder case from a case of a heinous crime. The case was passed to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) due the fact that Santosh’s father was an IPS officer. In the aftermath of the horrific crime, Santosh Singh... ... middle of paper ... ...ections 376 (rape) and 302 (murder) under the Indian Penal Code and was awarded death sentence. The Court had passed this verdict based on numerous hard-hitting evidences. The Court also blamed the inaction and partiality of the Delhi Police in coming to the aid of Mattoo when she had filed a complaint against Singh as his father; J.P. Singh was the then senior IPS officer Director General of Delhi Police.