In the "case of the shipwrecked sailors", three men were marooned after the sinking of an oil tanker. Subject to extreme conditions and starvation, the men drew lots after about twenty five days and decided that the loser would be killed and eaten as food. When one of the men lost the draw, he pulled out his consent, and the other two men killed him anyway, eating him. Five days later, the remaining two men were rescued and ensuing actions incurred their murder charges. This seems to be a simple case over the battle of life and death, and it truly is. The two men, Dudley and Stephens, made a conscious decision to commit not only the crime of murder, but the atrocity of cannibalism. Crime is crime and law is law- when breaks a law and commits a crime, a punishment must ensue. First of all, the actions committed by Dudley and Stephens were quite obviously illegal. Though not on the mainland, this court's jurisdiction falls in the area of the crime at hand. Laws are still laws in our waters. Secondly, the men decided to kill Brooks with the justification that he "was going to die soon anyway" and they should "get it over with". This type of euthanasia was completely unjustified, based on the fact that Brooks rejected the idea of having the men kill and eat him when his lot was drawn. Though Brooks may have been on his death bed, Dudley and Stephens committed murder by taking his life. Also, the discussion of drawing the lots was in no way contractual, thus making in no way a binding agreement on the obscene act. On all accounts, this crime is simply wrong and illegal. The morality and legality in "thou shall not kill" is a tenet that all citizens must abide, no matter the circumstances or personal beliefs of the individual. Though the situation of the men was tragic and stressful, a crime was committed and a man is dead. Brooks' life was deliberately taken by Dudley and Stephens, which signifies the punishable crime of murder. I recommend, pending a guilty
Shipwrecked Sailor Case
May it please the court, your Honor, Counsel, my name is Corinne Newbern, counsel for-the prosecution in this action. Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, it is my intent to prove to you that during that fateful night in the Atlantic Ocean, Mr. Dudley and Mr. Stephens selfishly and cowardly stole the life of Mr. Brooks and proceeded to eat him because they valued their own lives over that of a fellow crewmate. Mr. Brooks, Mr. Stephens, and Mr. Dudley were….
The prosecution used many forms of communication in order to convey their case to the jury. They used verbal communications of course when they made opening and closing statements, questioned witnesses before and during the trial, had objections, and when they put their case together. Before they went to trial they had to use multiple means of communication to gather evidence to present to the jury. They had to speak to the police investigators to even know if there was a case to try….
Where Is the Irony?
I read the story “The Witness for the Prosecution” by Agatha Christie. Christie began writing during World War II. She earned the title of “a master of crime fiction” after the publication of her book “The Murder of Roger Ackroyd” in 1926. Also in 1926, Christie created a mystery of her own life when she disappeared for ten days. She was found checked into a hotel under a different name, suffering from amnesia. This incident actually increased the sales of her books (Great….
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This has been a post I’ve been meaning to write for a long time. I’m an absolutely die-hard fan of Sailor Moon, and part of that is because it served as my childhood introduction to feminism. That might be a little bit hard to believe, considering the super heroines of the show are known for outfits not much more revealing than Wonder Woman’s. Silly outfits aside (you get used to them), this show was absolutely groundbreaking. Its protagonists are 10 realistically flawed, individual and talented….
Nazi criminals is an implicit declaration by post-World War II society that the Nazi regime 's extermination of over five million Jews won 't go unnoticed.
Many of the alleged Nazi war criminals that were captured had attempted to evade prosecution shortly before the end of the war. Some opted for suicide, rather than risk capture while others used the Austrian and German Underground offers of fake passports and other means of forged identification to assume a new identity . A choice opted….
After reading these stories I cannot decide if Sinbad is the luckiest or unluckiest guy in the world. One thing I do know is that he is an insane to keep repeating his actions and expecting a different outcome.
In his first voyage starts afterSinbad squandered the money left to him by his father. He sells the few things he has left and goes to sea to repair his fortune. He sets ashore on what appears to be an island, but is in fact a whale. Realizing the mistake he warms the men to….
Gathering of witch hunting tools, assembling of the town members and hanging of witches, are frequent rituals performed before the capturing of a soon to be executed witch. Town members between the centuries of 15th and 17th, considered witches an endangerment to their security, therefore demanding their execution. This created a sense of objection to Christianity, and created a sense for all town members to end witchcraft entirely in order to limit opposition of religion. Religion influences the….
Victor, Sailor, and Prometheus
What are the similarities between Victor Frankenstein, the sailor from “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” and the figures from “Prometheus”. The three stories of these characters can tell you. Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”, “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and the story of Prometheus.
Victor Frankenstein a young Swiss boy, he grows up in Geneva reading books by old alchemists, and he goes to the university at Ingolstadt. There he learns about….
The Sailor Moon Series
“Japan is very popular for their great magna.” Indeed, Japan is the most famous place for magna. One of the very beloved magna is called Sailor Moon (Bishōjo Senshi Sērā Mūn originally translated into Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon). Most people that have seen the anime and read the magna declare that Sailor Moon is one of their favorite anime ever. This is probably due to the fact that Sailor Moon is funny, has a lot of action, and is romantic at the same time. As a matter of….