Creative Essay: Captain Edward J. Smith on Trail for Sinking of the Titanic


The entire world is preoccupied with the fact that Captain Edward J.
Smith is going to court in New York City. Captain Edward J. Smith is being
accused of negligence in the sinking of the Titanic.
At this trial there will be lots of media coverage. Most of the news
stations across the world are preparing to film this case, so they can bring it
right to you on your television screens at home. The word is going around that
at least 65 news stations are scheduled to be in New York City covering this
major case.
Another big issue is who the jury members will be for this very
important case. Statistics show that the average number of days to select a
complete jury for a case of this importance should be about 2 1/2 weeks. The
judge must be sure that a variety of people are serving on the jury. Most
likely, there will be lots of confusion in the selection of these jury members.
The lawyers representing both Captain Smith and the people have not yet
been chosen. Captain Smith is in contact with the same group of lawyers that
represented O.J. Simpson. At this moment, we are not sure if they will take the
case.
This trial appears to have more attention given to it than even the
Simpson trial. We have a new trial of the century, Captain Edward J. Smith vs.
the people. There is a rumor circulating that this trial could last about 1 1/2
years! Not only is this the biggest trial of the century, but it might be the
longest one yet! STAY TUNED!

Category: Social Issues