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What is Caylee’s Law?

What is Caylee’s Law?


School: University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Department: Civil Engineering Structures
Course: Intro to Criminal Justice
Professor: Douglas klutz
Term: Fall 2016
Cost: 25
Name: CJ 100 Final Exam Study Guide
Description: Klutz final exam study guide
Uploaded: 12/03/2016
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CJ 100 Unit 4 Study Guide

What is Caylee’s Law?

The OJ Simpson Case 

∙ There were three different crime scenes: Nicole’s house, the White  Bronco, OJ’s house

∙ OJ Simpson

o Former football star “The Juice”

o First NFL player to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a single  season

o Elected into NFL Hall of Fame in 1985

∙ People of the State of California v. Orenthal James Simpson ∙ Nov 2, 1994 (jury sworn in)-October 3, 1995 (verdict read)  ∙ OJ Simpson found not guilty of two counts of first degree murder ∙ Murders

o On June 13th, 1994, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman  were found murdered outside Nicole’s condo (12:10am)  

o OJ and Nicole had divorced two years earlier

o Nicole was stabbed multiple times in the head and neck with  defensive wounds on her hands  

∙ Key evidence

o OJ’s history of abuse

o OJ goes on famous car chase, leave apparent suicide note o Bronco had blood on it

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o Socks in OJ’s house had blood on it

o Left hand glove found at Nicole’s house

o Right handed glove covered in blood found at OJ’s house o OJ travelled to Chicago late that same night, hand found bleeding

OJ Simpson

∙ Mark Fuhrman – corrupt LAPD detective worked on OJ Simpson case  o He was criminally charged at the time of OJ case

∙ EDTA found in specific blood stains Don't forget about the age old question of asish satpathy

∙ Police inside bronco before forensically examined  

∙ Someone handling this case checked out a vile of OJ, Nicole, and Ron’s  blood. The three types of blood found at the scene  Don't forget about the age old question of the current asset section of the excalibur tire company's

∙ OJ criminal v civil trial  

Casey Anthony Case 

∙ Nobody knew who Casey Anthony was before the trial, she was not a  celebrity like OJ

∙ There is very limited physical evidence

o Kaylee Anthony was missing in June, was discovered in  December; body has decomposed and lost most of physical  evidence

Term for any statement that hurts someone’s reputation.

∙ People:

o Casey Anthony – mother, charged with first degree murder and  manslaughter  

o Caylee Anthony – daughter of Casey Anthony; died

o Cyndi Anthony – Casey’s mother, Caylee’s grandmother o George Anthony – Casey’s dad, Caylee’s grandfather


∙ Very little physical evidence

∙ Delay in recovering Caylee’s remains

∙ Built case around Casey’s moral character (party lifestyle, liar, etc.) ∙ Just because she’s a liar doesn’t necessarily mean she’s a murderer  ∙ Key evidence:

o Strand of hair from trunk of car

o “air sampling procedure”

o same testing shows chloroform was found

o Casey google searched “chloroform”  

∙ Caylee’s official cause of death was undetermined  


∙ Accidental drowning in family swimming pool

∙ George Anthony disposed of the body

∙ Defense said that Casey lied because of her dysfunctional family  ∙ “fantasy “forensics”  Don't forget about the age old question of posterior depression on the distal humerus

new evidence

∙ internet search history – months after the case ended they found  evidence that “fool proof suffocation methods” was searched on  Mozilla Firefox on day she went missing; the user then logged on to  Casey’s password protected social media account

 “Caylee’s Law”

∙ impose stricter requirements on parents to notify law enforcement of  the death or disappearance of a child

∙ felony is a parent of legal guardian fails to report a missing child in a  timely manner

Casey Anthony Civil trial 

∙ defamation – term for any statement that hurts someone’s reputation  (not a crime, but a tort)

o libel is written defamation If you want to learn more check out cities4food

o slander is spoken defamation  

Enron Scandal

∙ accounting fraud - intentional manipulation of financial statements to  create a facade of a company's financial health

∙ Kenneth Blay – top dog at Enron, he was with them since inception

∙ Jeffery Skilling – number two at Enron

∙ Andy Fastow – number three at Enron, financial mastermind  Don't forget about the age old question of observations allow scientists to draw tentative explanations called hypotheses.
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∙ WorldCom was the US’s second largest long distance telephone  company (after AT&T)

∙ CEO – Bernard Ebbers  

∙ Massive accounting fraud  

∙ It was estimated that WorldCom had inflated its books by about  11billion dollars  

∙ This made WorldCom’s scandal the largest accounting fraud in  American history until the exposure of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme in 2008

Alcatraz documentary  

Make sure you watch Alcatraz documentary on BB

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