Case analysis of andrea yates day by day, people around the world do many bad things and we do not have other choices but face them one june 20, 2001, 36-year-old andrea yates, a texas mother of five kids ranging in age this world is full of many things we will never understand. Analysis of the case of andrea yates - the andrea yates murder trial was one of the most highly publicized cases of 2001 perplexing and complicated, it appealed to. Read cnn's fast facts about andrea yates, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the drowning of her five children. Andrea's attorney, george parnham, calls the yates case the one “that opened the nation's eyes to mental illness” it was a “life-altering” experience for him personally, one that has turned him into an advocate for mentally ill criminal defendants. Fourteen years ago, mother of five andrea yates drowned each of her children in the family bathtub before calmly calling husband, rusty, and the police to confess her crime andrea.
Related: years after andrea yates case, attitudes towards postpartum are changing yates, who turns 53 on july 2, currently resides in the kerrville state hospital , where she will likely stay for. The andrea yates case 74 likes 2 talking about this the personal blog is dedicated to discussing and getting andrrea yates tragic story out this. Andrea yates leaves the harris county jail with her attorney george parnham as she is released on bail, feb 2, 2006, in houston yates was released on bail after her conviction was overturned in. Andrea yates case analysisin june 2001 in the state of texas, andrea yates drowned her five children in the family bathtub yates was initially found guilty of murdering her children and sentenced to life in prisonthree years later, her conviction was overturned and a mistrial declared by the court.
Watch video it’s been 15 years since andrea yates drowned her five children in the bathtub of their houston home in a case that gripped the nation. Xxjun2012 ps208 case analysis of andrea yates after close review and careful analysis of the case of andrea yates and the circumstances which led to the drowning death and murder of her five children, i first would like to state my personal opinion on the conclusion of the case which was the majority consensus at the time of her trial and. That led up to andrea yates’s homicides, summarize the testimony of prosecution and defense psychiatrists, contrast mrs yates’s first and second trials, and comment on public perceptions of. Andrea yates, wearing a white sweater, sat next to her lawyers at the defense table in the courtroom several rows back, her husband, rusty, could hardly believe their lives had turned out this way their five children were dead, drowned by their mother in a case. A texas jury found that andrea yates was insane when she drowned her five children in a bathtub five years ago, and the panel acquitted her of capital murder in the deaths.
Yates, now 51, was convicted of the june 20, 2001 killings in a case that drew widespread media attention, both for the outrage and sadness over the children’s deaths and for yates’s defense. Andrea yates was a mother of five from houston, texas, who drowned her children andrea yates was born on july 2, 1964, in houston, texas she was treated for postpartum depression and psychosis. Andrea yates case study the sad case of andrea yates pamela elliott abnormal psychology instructor: doctor erica king october 13, 2011 the case of andrea yates is unmistakenly horrifying for most of society trying to comprehend how a mother could drown five, count them five. A video about andrea yates, a woman who experienced post partum depression with psychotic features.
Indeed, at andrea yates’s 2002 trial, her defense attorney, george parnham, pointed out to dr lucy puryear, a psychiatric expert on postpartum illnesses, that the devereux medical records stated andrea yates was on suicide watch until the last hour of her release from the facility. Because in the case of andrea yates, grief and compassion must extend not only to the yates family-but also to mrs yates herself when this tragedy occurred, local nami members offered support to the yates family-as one family to another. Five children drowned in a bathtub in a suburban texas home - and the killer was their own mother learn about the andrea yates murder case, some reasons for the tragedy, and the legal outcome of. The conviction of andrea yates on capital murder charges for the bathtub drowning of her five children is a terrible miscarriage of justice while the houston jury’s decision was deplorable, the.
In your opinion what does the case study illustrate (ie what do you believe to be the causes of andrea yates murdering of her children how does it fit into a subset of human development what are the implications 2 a how would you explain andrea yates’ behavior from a biological perspective (neuroscience and behavior [. The case of andrea yates is a tragic one a mother who under the hold of mental illness believed in order to protect and save her children, she needed to kill them andrea yates is a woman who after the murders spent time in solitary confinement, followed by jail and then many years in psychiatric units.
The case of andrea yates, who drowned her five young children in a bathtub on a beautiful june morning, captured the attention of society’s legal and psychological community. Andrea yates was found not guilty by reason of insanity wednesday in the bathtub drownings of her young children the 42-year-old will be committed to a state mental hospital, with periodic. A profile of andrea yates, her life, her marriage to rusty yates, and the tragic events that led up to her drowning her five children a profile of andrea yates, her life, her marriage to rusty yates, and the tragic events that led up to her drowning her five children andrea and rusty yates, both 25, met at their apartment complex in. Abstract in this assignment i am to review the case study of andrea yates i am to write a 1 to 2 page summary of the case and answer/discuss the questions below.