Student St V Barraza

Student St V Barraza - • Key pieces of evidence – •...

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Page 1 of 1 Outline for “State V. Barraza” Case Summary: Key players, relationships between them – Players’ key statements/actions – Attorneys’ perspectives – 1. Why prosecutor Sam Myers felt a charge of first degree murder was appropriate – 2. Why defense attorney Chad Shell decided to not introduce evidence of Mayra’s prior victimization into the trial –
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Unformatted text preview: • Key pieces of evidence – • Mayra’s intentions/ actions re: stabbing of victim – • Jury deliberations/verdict – • Sentencing factors – 1. Chivalry/paternalism hypothesis – 2. Evil woman hypothesis – 3. Equal treatment hypothesis – 4. Did Mayra’s gender affect her sentencing? How? • Defendant’s sentence –...
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