What charges can be brought against inmate Grady? Explain in detail

Assignment Guidelines

  • Address the following in 1,000–1,250 words:
    • Read and brief the following cases:
      • Edwards v. South Carolina, 372 U.S. 229 (1963)
      • Adderley v. Florida, 385 U.S. 39 (1966)
      • U.S. v. Wise, 221 F.3d 140 (5th Cir. 2000)
      • U.S. v. Bailey, 444 U.S. 394 (1980)
    • Your case brief should follow the format below:
      • Title: Title of the selected case
      • Facts: Summary of the events, court timeline, evidence, and so forth
      • Issues: Issues that were present in this case
      • Decisions: The court’s decision and the conclusion to the case
      • Reasoning: The rationale behind the final decision
      • Dissenting opinions: Any dissenting opinions, and an explanation of what they were and why they were raised
    • Define disorderly conduct. Explain why the protest of one group was upheld while the other was not.

Two angry students sent e-mails from Texas to government agencies, such as the FBI in California, U.S. Customs in New York, the ATF, the Secret Service, and the Correspondence Office of the President.  The e-mails contained threats to blow up a building in protest over U.S. involvement in several controversial international issues. The students were arrested and charged with threats to use weapons of mass destruction. A search of the students’ homes and dormitories did not reveal any bomb making materials.

  • Will the government be successful and obtain a conviction? Explain your answer.

Inmate Grady was working during his shift on the landscape detail at a very large camp with no fences. He and some other prisoners had hidden some homemade moonshine under a rock. Inmate Grady drank the little bit of moonshine that was left. During inmate count, Officer Giles discovers that inmate Grady is missing. A search ensues, and the officers find inmate Grady down the street from the camp asleep under a tree. Inmate Grady argues that he got drunk and lost and could not find his way back to the dormitory.

  • What charges can be brought against inmate Grady? Explain in detail