John Quincy Archibald, the main character in the film "John Q" starring Denzel Washington, is a fictional character; there is no real John Q. serving time anywhere. The movie's producer, Mark Burg, and its director, Nick Cassavetes, have both confirmed that the movie is not based on a real person.
In the popular 2002 drama, John Q. takes over a hospital and holds those inside hostage, demanding that his son, who is dying from complications due to an enlarged heart, be put on the heart transplant list. The movie is rated PG-13 for violence, language and intense thematic elements, according to the Internet Movie Database.Learn More
A person caught trespassing may be arrested and charged, and if found guilty, sentenced to jail or to pay a fine or serve a probation sentence. The kind of punishment administered depends on the degree of trespassing.Full Answer >
In Virginia, a class U felony is a felony that is unclassified. This type of felony charge is for offenses that don't fall neatly under the first six official felony classes. A defendant may be charged with an unclassified felony for crimes such as grand larceny, robbery and rape. Some types of drug charges can also be considered unclassified. Fines and penalties under class U felonies vary.Full Answer >
A DUI is usually defined as a misdemeanor, although the circumstances surrounding the DUI event can raise the level of the offense to a felony. Whether the circumstances surrounding the DUI justify raising it to the level of a felony varies by jurisdiction.Full Answer >
As of 2014, convicted murderer Cody Posey's exact whereabouts are unknown. Released from incarceration in October 2010, it is not clear whether he is living under his actual identity or an assumed name.Full Answer >