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Innocent by Reason of Insanity

The concept of insanity has been shaped by a number of forces. Generally, however, the concept of...

NGRI Defense Plea

be considered. Expert witness testimony is necessary and, in fact of law, certain individuals always pose a danger to society or t...

Murder in "A Time to Kill"

Insanity, of course, is a slightly different issue than competency but never-the-less the two are related. The insanity defense i...

The Insanity Defense

is a vast body of medical literature testifying to the fact that people can become seriously disturbed such that to deny the exist...

Indirect Victims of Terrorism

much more effective to their cause to injure, maim or kill wholly innocent people to better get the attention of their true target...

Barry Scheck's Innocent Project and DNA

of an individual in a criminal trial. Perhaps even more fascinating, however, is the use of DNA to prove the innocence of an indi...

Jeremy Bentham and Immanuel Kant on Killing and Morals

theoretically more justifiable in such an instance, how do we deal with other situations of killing? How do we justify killing wh...

Land Theft and Adverse Possession

for the occupant of the land that they have a possession that "becomes impregnable, giving him a title that is superior to all oth...

Oedipus: Guilty or Innocent?

and instead gives the infant to another shepherd, who takes the boy to Polybus, king of Corinth, who raises it as his own (Sophocl...

Mike Nifong and the Duke Lacrosse Case

ambitions, the case seemed like an ideal vehicle to become a hero to the African American community of Durham, North Carolina and ...

Crime and Punishment of the Mentally Ill

While the insanity defense gets a considerable amount of public attention whenever it is used, fewer than 1 percent of all cases s...

MENTAL ILLNESS AND INSANITY - THE LEGAL ISSUE

held criminally responsible for his/her behavior (Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity, 2010). After this particular finding and after...

Oedipus’ Trial

and queen of Corinth. As a young man, Oedipus heard the prophecy that he would murder his father and marry his mother. Thinking th...

High School Students: Reasoning

or concepts being classified" (Maxwell, no date). Critical reasoning is a form of logical thinking where conclusions are drawn f...

Why the US Fought in the Vietnam War

Bien Phu ended French control of Indochina. (Anonymous PG). Ironically, French General Henri Navarre had wanted this batt...

World War II the US and Japan

This paper explores the reasons the US entered World War II as well as the reasons behind the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. T...

WHY THE U.S. JOINED WORLD WAR I

1917. The overt, and simple, explanation for Americas entry into the European conflict was the May, 1915 sinking of the Bri...

Science of Creationism

In six pages this paper examines the reasons why creationism should be regarded as a science....

Polite Employee Letter of Resignation

In one page this paper features a polite employer resignation later that accentuates the positives and expresses insightful reason...

Analysis of the Increases in Fundamentalist and Conservative Religious Groups

first founded by Radcliff-Brown and Evans-Pritchard. While initially utilized to aid our understanding of Polynesian and African ...

A Letter to a Senator Involving Iraq War

the waging of war, but by the ability to wage war; not necessarily by the demonstration of our defense capabilities, but by the vi...

Personal Narrative: Becoming a Nurse

we had a helper who came in during the day and a nurse at night. Both of them were kind, experienced and very caring, and I could ...

The Civil War: The Burning of Atlanta

Confederacy. The events leading up the planning and execution of the Atlanta Campaign, however, were much more complex than many ...

Why Did Hester Go Back?

Then Hester returns to Boston. Because she is strong, and because she loves Pearl and Dimmesdale, it seems unlikely that she is d...

'The Good Stuff' as Defined by Aristotle

and we would be thinking about the idea of "why" something is the way it is. Another way to look at the thoughts of Aristotle is t...

Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon

In five pages this report discusses the winner of the Best Foreign Film Academy Award for 1950 and the reasons behind its enduring...

Rhetorical Analysis of 'Locker Room Talk' Essay

would a male go into sexual detail about his relationship on a date? Is it to brag, or to sound powerful, or to seek admiration? ...

Morality According to Immanuel Kant and David Hume

the considerations surrounding his concepts of the mind and he supports his contentions with direct demonstrations of the applicab...

Tutorial on Deductive Reasoning, Inductive Reasoning, and DNA Testing

In five pages this tutorial considers 4 newspaper articles on DNA testing and examines them from deductive and inductive reasoning...

Edgar Allan Poe/Theme of Insanity

manages to resurrect herself momentarily from her entombment before falling dead upon her brother, causing his death also. The hou...