BA 243 2nd writing assignment - Prosecutors argued that...

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Jim Daley 5/3/07 BA 243 In San Francisco a mom was convicted of assault in her children’s deaths. She threw her children into the San Francisco Bay in October where they died. Assault of a child causing death carries a prison sentence of 25 years to life. The trial lasted two weeks and the defense argued that she was borderline mentally retarded, and that she believed that she was sending her kids to heaven.
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Unformatted text preview: Prosecutors argued that even though she believed that God instructed her to make this human sacrifice, she still made the choice. I believe this conviction is correct, the defendant obviously was able to carry out the threat on her kids. Her children also knew that they were in danger when they were stripped on the pier then plunged into the San Francisco Bay....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course B A 243 taught by Professor Vannatten,stephe during the Fall '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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