WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Drunken mother ordered to stand trial for trying to kill her unborn child. // Human Events;10/18/96, Vol. 52 Issue 39, p5
Reports that a state judge has ordered 35-year-old Deborah Zimmerman to stand trial for attempting to murder her nine-month-old unborn baby by getting so drunk that the baby would die from alcohol poisoning. Delivery of the baby by Caesarean Section; Description of the baby's health condition.
- At issue: Individual rights. Lynch, Timothy; Grace, Nancy // ABA Journal;Dec96, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p72
Presents conflicting arguments concerning the case of Deborah Zimmerman, who attempted to drink herself to death when she was nine months pregnant. Details of the case; Definitions of human being and homicide; Comparison with the case `Roe vs. Wade.'
- Under the influence. O'Neill, Anne Marie; Eskin, Leah // People;9/9/96, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p52
Examines the case of Deborah Zimmerman of Racine, Wisconsin. How on March 16, 1996 she allegedly attempted to drink herself and her unborn child to death; How she is the first woman in the United States charged with attempted murder of her fetus for drinking while still pregnant; Her daughter,...
- THE NEBRASKA SUPREME COURT ADOPTS THE HOWE TEST TO CORRECTLY DETERMINE THE ENFORCEABILITY OF A COOPERATION AGREEMENT IN STATE. V WACKER. Thousand, Kyle // Creighton Law Review;Dec2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p147
The article explores the court proceedings which borrows the Howe test to determine Wacker's identity on the charge of homicide instead of manslaughter in the Supreme Court of Nebraska. The three steps of Howe tests cooperation agreement is presented. The author demonstrates the Supreme Court of...
- Comment. Riesenfeld, Stefan A.; Fields, Harry R.; Canan, Robert H. // California Law Review;Jul36, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p555
Comments on several law and court cases in the U.S. Criminal law concerning homicide committed through the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated; Jurisdiction over national parks within the states; Occupational diseases and the statute of limitations.
- Killers claim " sexual advances" to justify the murders of gay men. // Body Politic;May80, Issue 63, p20
Presents a number of judicial decisions in New York and Minneapolis, Minnesota showing leniency toward defendants accused of murdering gay men as of May 1980. Reason behind the reduction of charges filed against Dennis Nieves and William Vidal for the death of gay poet Barry Ranger; Basis for...
- Southall rail crash lawyers call for stronger deterrent. Welch, Jiffy // People Management;12/24/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 25, p9
Focuses on the corporate manslaughter charges filed by lawyers representing the victims of the 1997 Southall train crash against the Great Western Trains. Proposals from Great Britain's Law Commission; Arguments raised by Mark Harvey, a member of the steering committee; Report released by the...
- Volvo faces death charge. Harris, David // Commercial Motor;3/3/2005, Vol. 201 Issue 5118, p8
Reports on a manslaughter lawsuit facing Swedish company Volvo in a French court following the Mont Blanc tunnel fire in 1999. Allegations of prosecutors; Arguments raised by the company against the allegations.
- INSULT TO INJURY. Lynch, Gerald E. // New Republic;4/4/88, Vol. 198 Issue 14, p17
Comments on the issues related to the courtroom attack of victims and witnesses in the U.S. Importance of the issues relating to the character of the alleged victim in determining guilt in homicide and assault cases; Value placed by courts on the constitutional rights of defendants; Detail on...