Mr. Lew Hartman
Criminal Justice I
December 16, 2014
The Morality of Murder
As discussed by a keen devils advocate,
featuring an abundant (perhaps excessive) use of rhetorical questions.
If you ask almost anyone, should murder be legal? they
DIRECT-EXAMINATION FOR RUSSELL WESTBROOK
REAGAN (PROSECUTING ATTORNEY): Russell, where were you on the day of May 13th, 2009?
RUSSELL (VICTIM [represented by Reagan]): I was walking around asking old people if they needed
any help crossing the street.
Gideon v. Wainwright, a landmark case, guaranteeing the right to counsel in
all criminal cases, forever changed the way America manages its criminal justice
In June of 1961, Clarence Earl Gideon was arrested for allege
DIRECT-EXAMINATION FOR DUG
SCOTT: Please state your name, age, and occupation for the court.
DUG: My name is Dug, I am approximately a hundred in dog years, and my occupation is dog.
SCOTT: What is your pertinence to this case? In other words, why are you
Good afternoon. My name is Reagan Creamer and I am here to prove that Russell Westbrook
was kidnapped by Carl Fredricksen. Mr. Fredricksen is an old widower and is very protective
over his house and all of his belongings. He keeps to h
Mr. Fredricksen is an old man. Mr. Fredricksen is a lonely man. Mr. Fredricksen is a man plagued by grief
from the death of his wife, and is a sad case indeed. But Mr. Fredricksen, despite all of this, is a
competent adult. And the law
DIRECT-EXAMINATION FOR MICHAEL WESTBROOK
REAGAN (PROSECUTING ATTORNEY): Do you know where your son Russell was on the afternoon
of May 13, 2009?
MICHAEL (VICTIMS FATHER): Yes. He was going door to door asking people if they were in need of
DIRECT-EXAMINATION FOR CARL FREDRICKSEN
SCOTT (DEFENSE ATTORNEY): Please state your name, age, and occupation for the court.
CARL (DEFENDANT): My name is Carl Fredricksen, Im seventy-six years old, and I am a retired
balloon vendor for the Sanford Zoo.