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Celebrated Cases MLA Report • 5 Pages Double Spaced 12 point font • Title Page, Citations Page, and Footnotes • 4 per group 1 page per person two slides each in power point • Each person responsible for one page and two slides that will be presented in class • Group Leader responsible to save to flash drive, “s” drive Celebrated Cases Folder, and portal multiple copies and to write summary page. Each person responsible to enter citation and footnote on their page of MLA Report. • MLA Report Printed Out and Print Out of Power Point for teacher during presentation • Dress Business Casual = 10 points • 100 Points – Team Leader = 10 points • Due Fri. Jan. 16, No Lates, 25 Points per day late penalty
Sean Combs - Concealed Weapon“Diddy Case” This case stemmed from an incident that happened on December 27, 1999, at Club New York, Manhattan. At the club, gunfire broke out. While attempting to leave the scene, Combs allegedly attempted to bribe his driver with a ring valued at fifty thousand dollars to take the gun from him. Combs, and fellow rapper Shyne, were arrested on weapons violations charges.
Martha Stewart, Securities Trading Violation“Stewart Federal Case” • Basically, this trial stemmed in that Martha Stewart received Insider Trading information, undisclosed to the public, prompting her to sell her stock in ImClone Pharmaceutical. Doing so immediately, ImClone stock values dropped over 16%. By doing so, Stewart avoided a loss of $45,673.
John Gotti, Organized Crime“Gotti-Godfather Mafia Case” The Gotti Case is a very complex one, in that it involves multiple charges, ranging from murder to racketeering. Gotti was the boss of the Gambino Crime Syndicate, successor to Paul Castellano. The total charges were racketeering, 13 murders, obstruction of justice, conspiracy to commit murder, illegal gambling, extortion, tax evasion, and loansharking.
The People v. Jackson • In 2005, recording artist Michael Jackson was accused to child abuse, and molestation by 13 year old Gavin Arviso. The trial spanned for six months, and held multiple charges. The complete list is: four counts of molesting a minor, four counts of intoxicating a minor, one count of abduction, and one count of conspiring to hold the boy and his family captive at his 2,700-acreNeverland Ranch.
Bernard Goetz, Subway Vigilante On December 22, 1984, Bernard Goetz shot four young men, allegedly mugging him, on the New York City Subway. The case received much publicity, and sensation, due to the fact that many applauded his actions, and many received them as racially motivated. Bernard was also arrested for weapon possession, and spent 250 days in jail for that charge.