Lindbergh Baby Case
September 13, 2016
Lindbergh Baby Case
In this analysis I will be discussing the Lindbergh case and how it all lead down to the execution of the guilty defendant. The case is about an abduction of Charles Lindbergh Jr, which was abducted March 1, 1932. He was 20 months old and was the son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh. Charles Sr was well known for his trip nonstop over the Atlantic from New York City all the way to Paris, which led to him being very wealthy. One night after the nurse Betty Gow went to check on Charles Jr abduction happen between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. that night. It was very suspicious because it ...view middle of the document...
,). The correctional process can be jail time, probation, parole, prison, capital punishments, or any other thing that can be done to a person that is guilty of a crime.
First Appearance, Preliminary Hearing, Arraignment
As for the guilty party, which was Bruno Hauptman, he was subject to getting his first appearance by the court as soon as he is in custody within 48 hours. From the words of the law firm Wallin and Klarich, Following your arrest, the next step in the criminal process is the arraignment. California Penal Code section 825 requires that a defendant being held in custody for a misdemeanor or a felony must be brought before a judge âwithout unnecessary delayâ and within 48 hours of his or her arrest, excluding Sundays and holidays. On February 13, 1935 Hauptman received his preliminary hearing where he was found guilty for the murder and extortion of Charles Jr. Preliminary hearing is the trial before the trial where the judge tells whether the defendant is guilty or not guilty.
Adjudication and Sentencing
Bruno Hauptman was guilty by the court and February 13, 1935. On December 9, 1935 Hauptman thought that he could have adjudication to his case and felt that he can stop his sentencing. After he tried to get his case looked at again he failed and they sentenced him to die by electrocution. However on the same day Governor of the State of New Jersey granted a 30 day reprieve and on February 17, 1936 Hauptman was resentenced, to be electrocuted the week of March 30, 1936. When a person gets sentenced the can be looking at anything...