Posted: March 29th, 2021
1250 word min. at least 3 scholarly sources due 3/24
Using the scholarly sources from the Internet, and in the CPS library, research the Wayne Williams case in which he was convicted of being the Atlanta Child Killer. Write an essay of your research meeting APA standards. Use a minimum of four sources for your research. In your essay, discuss in detail the following case aspects.
- Other than biographical or background information, discuss the salient case facts and issues. Include in this discussion a description of how the case unfolded, as well as facts of evidence, especially forensic facts, uncovered during the investigation.
- List and discuss in detail the evidence against Wayne Williams. What forensic evidence existed against him? What role did fiber evidence play in his conviction? Be detailed in your discussion.
- In your opinion, could a conviction have been obtained in this case without the fiber evidence? Why or why not?
- How vital was expert testimony to the case? How would you as the prosecutor have prepared the expert witnesses for trial? What exhibits would you have developed for presentation to the jury?