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Subject of Presentation: _________________
Trial Law - Serial Killer Presentation Assignment
You are to do a Power Point Presentation in which YOU teach the class on a Serial Killer of your choice. A
minimum of 10 slides and you must include the following information:
Who? Name, personal history, interesting facts about your serial killer.
What? What crime did he/she commit? How? Did he/she leave any ‘calling cards’, their MO? Be detailed
but keep it clean. Did they present any warning signs prior to the criminal behavior?
Where? Where did the crimes take place?
When? Give significant dates of crimes, clues, arrest, etc.
Why? What was the motive behind the serial killer’s murders/crimes?
How? How was your serial killer caught? Give specific forensic, look up what forensic means, evidence
found at crime scenes or anywhere else of significance and how it was used to catch your serial killer.
Be sure to relate the trial in your serial killer’s case. What happened during the trial? What was the result?
If there was a trial, if not talk about the investigation, the challenges faced while searching for the killer by
the police or other law enforcement officials.
Work breakdown recommendations:
Background of SK Personal Information, biographical information
Information about the crimes, details, patterns, and killer’s MO.
Details about the trial, evidence used.
What happened to the person since the trial?
You must also include a bibliography citing ALL references used in your research, including web sites. Helpful
Presentations will begin RANDOMLY if you are not ready when you are called 5 points will be deducted for each
day. You will receive grades based on the following: Power Point information presented and oral presentation.
Ted Bundy H.H. Holmes Peter Sutcliffe
Richard Trenton Chase Edmund Kemper The Zodiac Killer
Andrei Chickatilo Peter Kurten Aileen Wurnos
Albert Fish Leonard Lake & Carles Ng Dennis Nielson
Albert DeSalvo (Boston Strangler)
John Wayne Gacy Henry Landru
Eddie Gein Bobby Joe Long Gary Ridgeway
Fritz Haarman Henry Lee Lucas Marcelo Costa de Andrade
John Haigh Herbert Mullin William Bonin
William Heirens Dennis Nilsen
Hillside Strangler Richard Ramirez