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    Andrea Yates

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    Andrea Yates Arguement Last June in 2001, a 37-year-old lady by the name of Andrea Yates, was arrested for killing her five children. Most people like me would agree that she was sane, and the death penalty would have been the right punishment for Mrs. Andrea Yates. The punishment in the State of Texas for committing two capital crimes is life in jail or the death penalty. Andrea’s lawyer tried to show her innocence by protesting that she was insane at the time of the killings. This plea

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    Andrea Kennesy Yates

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    Biography Andrea Kennedy Yates was born on July 2, 1964 in Houston, Tex. She graduated from Milby High School in Houston in 1982. She was the class valedictorian, captain of the swim team and an officer in the National Honor Society. She completed a two-year pre-nursing program at the University of Houston and then graduated in 1986 from the University of Texas School of Nursing in Houston. She worked as a registered nurse at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center from 1986 until 1994

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    Andrea Yates “Yates does not fit the profile of a mother who kills her children” said Hay of Child Protective Services. (Glenn par. 14) Most mothers who kill their children are younger and generally start out as teen-age moms. However, thirty-seven year old Andrea Pia Yates killed her five children and is now on trial to receive a punishment for her actions. She claims the reason she committed the crime is because she suffers from a severe case of postpartum depression. Andrea Yates

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    20th, 2001 in a small, suburban household in Houston, TX, Andrea Yates drowned her five children in a bathtub after her husband left for work. The crime is unimaginable, yes, but the history leading up to the crime is just as important to the story. Andrea Yates childhood, adulthood, and medical history are all potent pieces of knowledge necessary to understanding the crime she committed. From birth to teen years, the childhood of Andrea Yates was both positive with accomplishments, and negative with

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    Andrea Yates and the Drowning of Her Kids How does a perfectly normal woman, living in a typical suburban neighborhood wind up in jail on charges of murdering her five children? On June20, 2001, Rusty Yates receives a call from his wife Andrea to return home from work. He learns that his wife of eight years has systematically drowned each of his five children in the family bath tub. She is arrested in Texas on charges of capitol murder and is convicted and sentenced to life in prison. Andrea

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    Andrea Yates

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    Story of Andrea Yates Composition I: Effective Writing for Criminal Justice Majors Story of Andrea Yates On June 20, 2001 a woman by the name of Andrea Yates, stunned the whole country with one of the most bizarre acts of violence that a parents could ever do to their own children. She called her husband at work and told him “I did it” confused by what was going on, he rush home only to find his house filled with officers of the law. The husband asked, “What is going on?”, and only to found

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    This paper discusses the case of Andrea Yates, she confessed to the drowning of her five children and was charged with capital murder in 2001. The initial conviction was overturned and Yates was found not guilty due to insanity and was ordered to a mental hospital in 2006. Yates had sought help for her mental illness and was seeing a psychiatrist, who advise her not to have another child. Andrea Yates only received a minimal amount of therapeutic treatment. If the treatment was possibly longer could

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    Throughout the Andrea Yates case it is clear to see how confusing the not guilty by reason of insanity plea really is. There is no clear cut answers, and the courts have to review the case each year. After her sentencing to life in prison was reversed, the case looked more into what caused her to commit such crimes, and why someone would do such a thing. Her second sentencing focused on the mens rea, looking at what was happening in her mind before and during the crimes. Andrea had issues dating

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    The Insanity Plea

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    again the famous words to conclude a murder trial about a mother who killed all of her children. The story of Andrea Yates involves one of the most famous criminal trials in our history. In 2001, Yates murdered her five children by drowning them one at a time in her bathtub. The oldest of these children was a 7 year old boy and the youngest; an infant girl at just 6 months. In court, Yates admitted to the murders, and also claimed that she did them because she was saving her children from Satan. In

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    Andrea Yates Case Study

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    The Andrea Yate’s case impacted America greatly. She was known as an average catholic mother who was born in Houston, Texas. She had an education, pursued a nursing degree. And was normally developed and respected by her family throughout her life (Murderpedia). After reading about this case study I found it to be very interesting but also very insane... Andrea Yates’ was a mom of five children and randomly decided one day to drown all of them because she believed that would save them from “burning

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