Would You Convict

Author: Paul H. Robinson
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814769802
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He alerts the police and saves lives, transforming himself from petty criminal to national hero. These are just a few of the many provocative cases that Paul Robinson presents and unravels in Would You Convict?

Down To Earth Sociology 14th Edition

Author: James M. Henslin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416536205
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Introductory Readings, Fourteenth Edition James M. Henslin. an Ex-Convict?
DEVAH PAGER The question of causation is vexing, both for people in everyday
life and for social scientists. How do we really know what causes something? For
the most part, this question is easier to resolve in the physical sciences. Carefully
measure all items in a mixture, heat the mixture to some designated temperature,
and you know that the addition of heat caused the result. To be sure, you can
repeat ...

Congressional Series Of United States Public Documents

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What right have you to suppose that ho intended anything else than what was
intended by the witnesses examined on the part of the Government ? If you would
not convict them, I do not see, gentlemen, how it is possible for you to convict the
accused. He stands in a like condition exactly. They bring" up the conspirators ;
they do not propose to proceed against them ; they put them upon the stand and
upon their own statement they would have no right, legally, to proceed against

Report Of The Case Of The Steamship Meteor

Author: Francis Vergnies Balch
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Is Wright, the broker, who is most of a man in doing anything with effect in this
matter, — that is, as a broker dealing in what the law pronounces perfectly
innocent, effecting a sale of a vessel ; — would you send him ? Mr. Cary, the
consignee and agent of the owners of the vessel, asking who the principals were,
and, when told it was the Chilian government, turning his back on the negotiation,
and never having anything to do with it afterwards ; would you send him ? Would
you convict ...

A Complete Collection Of State Trials And Proceedings For High Treason And Other Crimes And Misdemeanors From The Earliest Period To The Year 1820 Etc

Author: Thomas Bayly Howell
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before you convict him. In receiving the evidence be satisfied that every doubt is
removed; that the weight of the evidence is incumbent upon you, ponderously
incumbent and irresistible. Discharge your duty to the prisoner, as well as to your
country. Consider, that if instead of the prisoner, a man known to you stood
accused by such a witness as Mahaffey, would you feel yourselves satisfied ?
and is the weight of the evidence such as to compel you, without any doubt, to
find him guilty, ...

Cobbett S Complete Collection Of State Trials And Proceedings For High Treason

Author: Thomas Bayly Howell
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the first does not. Gentlemen, if on this evidence you convict the defendant, no
man will be safe. One man may say this—and another may say that—it may be
carried, by some informer, to the treasury, and both may be convicted on the
evidence of words totally different from what they had delivered. The prosecutor
acts without restraint-he endeavours to extenuate now, by-and-by it will be his
interest to strengthen—and gentlemen, if on such evidence as has been adduced
, you convict ...

The Convict And The Cattleman

Author: Allison Merritt
Publisher: Lyrical Press
ISBN: 1616505095
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Itwas histask. All the anger he'd been carrying since herdeath surfaced again. “I
hopeyou know it's been bloody difficult running things around here without you.”
He picked atoneof thedry flowershe held, plucking the petals off. “Now I've gota
convict woman looking after your daughter. You'd think I'd learn my lesson about
trusting convicts.”The browned flora crumbled between his fingers. “No, you
wouldn't, would you? Youknow mebetter.” Charlotte would have found it

The Book Of Someday

Author: Dianne Dixon
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402285736
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If there were a way to bring Jack to trial for his failures, and you were on the jury,
what would you convict him of? And what would you want his punishment to be?
25. At the heart of this novel is a mystery, a web of secrets. Secrets that ultimately
cause the people keeping them to make incredible mistakes as they try to protect,
and unwittingly betray, themselves and the people they love. Which secret in this
book startled you the most? Was there one you thought was unforgivable?

Shopping For College

Author: Douglas Dix, PhD
Publisher: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 1480803006
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Can you prove that hypothesis beyond a reasonable doubt? Will you convict
without such proof? But let's imagine you're right. Let's imagine that identical
twins raised in identical environments don't always agree and that part of their
disagreement cannot be attributed to chance. This fragment of variability might be
called free will. Could you prove beyond a reasonable doubt that it is equally
distributed among all people over all choices? Would you convict without such
proof? Justice ...

Speech Delivered In The Court Of King S Bench On Behalf Of W Graham And H Handwich Upon A Trial At Bar Of Two Informations Ex Officio

Author: John Henry NORTH
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If there were no other evidence than that of these men, would you convict any
human being upon it ? Would you take a single limb from the spider that crawls
upon the wall, upon the testimony of men like these. The grave Solicitor. General,
however, may tell me bye and bye, that they may yet regard one solitary virtue,
though they have ceased to reverence the rest, and may tell truth, though they
have broken confidence. Gentlemen, one falsehood George Atkinson has
unquestionably ...