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Taylor Heger
Dr. Vasquez
CJ-120
03/29/22
CJ 120 Module Five Assignment One Table Template
Loden’s Wheel Factor Quote/Informa%on
Prevalent Factors Sharanda Jones Case
1. Race “Her case began in November 1997 when the Kaufman County
Sheri.’s Department conducted a large sweep in the city of Terrell,
about 30 miles east of Dallas, ne2ng more than 100 people, all of
them black.” (Horwitz & Kahn, 2015)
2. Gender “Because of her role as a middle woman between a cocaine buyer
and supplier, Jones was accused of being part of a “drug
conspiracy”.” (Horwitz & Kahn, 2015)
3. Educa<on
4. Appearance
5. Physical/Mental Ability “Although no drugs were ever found… the judge determined that
Jones knew or should have known that the powder was going to be
“rocked up” – or converted to crack.” (Horwitz & Kahn, 2015)
Addi<onal Factors Addi<onal Resources
1. Socioeconomic Status “Too poor to a.ord a so-called “dope lawyer” for her jury trial, she
pleaded not guilty.” (Martyn, 2015)
2. Belief System/ Religion “It was her Drst and only arrest, but because Jones refused to
become an informant, like those who had tes<Ded against her, she
received the harshest sentence of anyone else charged in the
conspiracy case.” (Martyn, 2015)
3. Experiences “Jones had grown up poor, raised by her grandmother aFer her
mother was leF quadriplegic by a car crash.” (Horwitz & Kahn,2015)
References: Diversity Wheel – Welcome to CCLI (Cultural-Competence Learning Instute). (n.d.).
Community.astc.org. hHps://community.astc.org/ccli/resources-for-ac<on/group-ac<vi<es/
diversity-wheel
Martyn, A. (2015, October 13). New Reforms Bypass Dallas Inmate Sentenced to Life for First Drug
Arrest. Dallas Observer. hHps://www.dallasobserver.com/news/new-reforms-bypass-dallas-
inmate-sentenced-to-life-for-Drst-drug-arrest-7680480
Sari Horwitz, & Nikki Kahn. (7 C.E., Winter 2015). From a Drst arrest to a life sentence. Washington Post,
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ReMec<on: I had more adversity discovering quotes/informa<on for the aspects I ini<ally predicted. I
established it apparent to iden<fy further components aFer reading the ar<cles. Clearly from the table
shown above, the inMuences I chose before reading include race, gender, educa<on, appearance, and
physical/mental ability. The two factors I leF blank were educa<on and appearance. These two
subcategories were hard to Dnd quotes or evidence to back up. Experiences, socio-economic status, and
race were the top three I found ease in Dnding quotes for but leF it at one example per factor. The basis
of Jones’ case revolved the most around these three ingredients, hence why I had more ease Dnding
informa<on regarding those aspects.
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