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DISCUSSIONThere are five elements that will prove that Bobby Jones had attacked DavisHilary which caused both physical and emotional anguish. The first element is thesufficient evidence--it is likely that the adequate evidence will prove that indeed Bobbyassaulted Davis. Another element is on the witness. A witness by the name of MelissaJones who identified Bobby as the assailant. Third element is the presence of the incidentreport from Ron Clemmons the bus driver. Fourth element is the confession by BobbyJones which he admitted on doing the act and lastly, the medical report which proved thatDavis had been checked by the doctor with diagnosis on both physical and the degree ofanxiety.
Hilary CaseUnder the jurisprudence, parents can be held liable and accountable for the actscommitted by their children. In this effect, the liability would fall on the parents of BobbyJones to reimburse Hilary for the suffering which was caused by their son. Some stateshave taken action to hold parents liable and criminally responsible for the acts done bytheir children followed by neglect type statutes and civil liabilities. As of present, allstates except New York and New Hampshire have provisions holding parents civillyresponsible for the crime of the youth, with an average maximum recovery of $4,100(Pearson, 1996)References:Elizabeth Pearson, Parental Responsibility Laws: An Overview 62 (Aug. 6, 1996)(unpublished M. Public Affairs thesis, University of Colorado) (on file with author).Milton, John (1996).South African Criminal Law and Procedure: Common-lawcrimes(3rd ed.). Cape Town: Juta & Co. pp.405–437.
Hilary CaseSteps to Prepare for the Hilary Case1. Creating a plan: These contains the following items namely Task list and EssentialFocus. Under the task list, it will show a timeline of the different natures of tasks thathave specified deadlines. The task list also shows the details and the overall descriptionsof the task, the key person responsible for getting the task done is also listed. In addition,the focus of essentials is where elimination or setting aside of the things that will not beneeded and is bounded by time constraints where every important document will bepresented to the attention of the lawyer.