Epub [One Cut (Simon True) Eve Porinchak] 13ème siècle
M I know that most of THE READERS WILL FEEL EXACTLY AS readers will feel exactly as did as I read this book Great ob I am not finished with it but it appears very one sided I haven t had much contact with the United
States Justice System and after reading this book I am sincerely grateful Justice isn t always ust After Justice System and after reading this book I am sincerely grateful Justice isn t always ust After fight between six teenagers ends with one boy dead the lives of everyone involved change forever As the author does a great ob of showing the intentions of the four boys who came to see stab victims Mike McLoren and Jimmy Farris are widely assumed to be that of robbery and murder The author goes through the series of events that occurred that day in May 1995 from the perspectives of both Mike McLoren and his friend Jimmy and the four boys who came to Mike s fort for drugs A major part of the debate that arose once the four boys were charged was did they come to buy marijuana or steal it If they came to buy Jimmy s death looked like manslaughter which would have had the four boys out of prison in 5 12 years If the incident was viewed as a robbery which is
how the prosecution saw it the death became a murder which could mean life in prison or the prosecution saw it the death became a murder which could mean life in prison or deathA case like this results in a lot of strong emotions coming out and as a reader I felt some of those emotions The grief of Jimmy s family that lead th. E later While neighbors knew that the fort was a local hangout where drugs were available the prosecution depicted the four defendants as gang members and the crime as gang related The accusations created a media circus and added fuel to the growing belief that this affluent safe all white neighborhood was in danger of a full blown gang war Four boys stood trial All four boys faced life sentences Why Because of Californias Felony Murder Rule The law states that a death is considered first degree. ,
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OF THE BOY S FAMILIES ASthe boy s families as watched their loved ones *face complete condemnation and the assumptions and wrong information that went with it The major irritation *complete condemnation and the assumptions and wrong information that went with it The major irritation felt as the udge and ury and the assumptions and wrong information that went with it The major irritation I felt as the udge and Sie Bauten Die Ersten Tempel jury the word of an untrustworthy witness who d changed his version of events over and over Mike McLoren The anger I felt at the whole incident being connected to gang activity that scared theury into reuesting police protection even though there was no proof of actual gang involvement A Los Illuminati judge who showed no mercy who let the verdict stand despite evidence ofury misconductI found this to be both a fascinating book to read and a hard book to read To read about the tragic conseuences of young people using drugs and alcohol about broke my heart To read about the awful punishment that the five boys received and to feel that it was not ust punishment for what amounted to an accident in the heat of the moment in which all six boys participated What the book does supremely well though is demonstrate the p I order for a public school district This must be okay to recommend bc I didn t hear any complaints and believe me I would have One of the best young adult novel I have read It is also a good read for adult. Murder when it is commissioned during one of the following felonies Arson Rape Carjacking Robbery Burglary Mayhem Kidnapping In other words if youor somebody you are withintends to commit a felony and somebody accidentally dies in the process all parties can be tried and convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life without parole even if nobody had any intention of committing a murder What really happened that day Was it a case of robbery gone wrong Gang activity Or was it something els. The story is very well written I could not put it down It s a sad story and no one wins So many lives changed forever I learned ust how flawed our courts and prisons areSeems that no one has any regard for life honesty or integrityThe boys made a few mistakes and the murder was not intentional but they still got life in prison There was no ustice or mercyI knew the Holland brothers when they were little boys and my heart breaks for themI hope and pray that they get out of prison soon Terrific read So well conceived and clear especially in terms of putting things in context historically The author really takes the reader inside the world of the boys and their families with compelling and detailed storytelling Great beach read too even Though The Circumstances Are Tragic I Am the circumstances are tragic I am fan of true crime but haven t read much of it in awhile One Cut is written about teens for teens But don t let that stop you from reading if you are not Lots of uestions ran through my mind while reading but no spoilers here I recommend for any fan of true crime and definitely for addition to a HS library Possible selection for MS readers There wasn t much I didn t already know about this story but the author
still managed to suck me in and had me reliving the details of this example of the misuse ofmanaged to suck me in and had me reliving the details of this example of the misuse of ustice syste. Real stories Real teens Real crimes A backyard brawl turned media circus filled with gang accusations turns a small uiet town upside down in this second book in the new Simon True seriesOn May 22 1995 at 7 pm sixteen year old Jimmy Farris and seventeen year old Mike McLoren were working out outside Mikes backyard fort Four boys hopped the fence and a fight broke out inside the dark fort made of two by four planks and tarps Within minutes both Mike and Jimmy had been stabbed Jimmy died a short tim. .