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09 Aug 2010

Social issues in the courtroom

Thesis - 2 pages - Civil law

The clash of ideologies is inevitable: someday, someone is going to disagree with what you believe in. The question remains: where does the conflict get addressed, if it ever does? Do you decide that there is no point in understanding your differences? Do you enter a...

25 Feb 2010

Landlord and tenant law problem

Thesis - 4 pages - Civil law

Firstly, with regard to the terms of the original tenant's lease, the lease was for a term of ten years granted in 2001 and includes numerous leasehold covenants. In addition to the express leasehold covenants, the law will imply covenants into a lease , which include the following:...

25 Feb 2010

The innocence project

Thesis - 7 pages - Civil law

The inclusion of scientific evidence in criminal trials has been controversial, often met with a judicial propensity against admission of such evidence due to perceptions of unreliability and jury confusion. Conversely, it is evident that the use of DNA testing evidence has been instrumental in...

25 Feb 2010

Wilson Kelling theory of broken windows

Thesis - 5 pages - Civil law

The focus of this analysis is to critically evaluate the explanation of the broken windows thesis postulated by Wilson & Kelling with regard to community policing in the neighborhood its concurrent role in maintaining order. A central theme in the debate on community policing has...

25 Feb 2010

The attempt by Franklin D. Roosevelt to court packing and the lasting affects it has on today's political structure

Thesis - 6 pages - Civil law

In 1937 President Franklin Roosevelt (FDR) introduced the new deal reforms, which have been described as “the biggest political blunder of his career…. Yet it was… fortuitous, even pivotal, importance for the fate of Social Security” (Zelizer, 2000). ...

12 Feb 2010

Civil practice portfolio

Thesis - 7 pages - Civil law

My name is Mark Jameson and I live at 3, Grange Street, Sunderland, SR4 911. I am 23 years old and my date of birth is 6 March 1985. I am currently employed as a part time barman at the Gold Restaurant & Club. My duties involved serving customers, checking stock and clearing up the...

03 Sep 2009

Second amendment examination: Right to bear arms?

Thesis - 3 pages - Civil law

Words are not just “foolish semantics” as they may so often seem. Words can be placed and interpreted in so many different ways that finding meaning can be quite challenging. The language of the Second Amendment is at the core of the debate between those who believe in...

03 Sep 2009

Law and racial inequality

Thesis - 4 pages - Civil law

Since the early 20th century, minorities have been striving for equality in the United States. Much progress has since been made in the form of anti-discrimination laws and desegregation, but while many advances have been made in the civil rights movement, inequality has not been escaped....

03 Sep 2009

Illinois state constitution vis-a-vis federal constitution

Thesis - 4 pages - Civil law

In state constitutions, more rights are expressly enumerated than in the federal Bill of Rights. In Illinois, its constitution contains all of the protections afforded in the federal Bill of Rights and much of the same language as well. It also contains further rights such as Crime...

03 Sep 2009

Gender equality: Women and the law

Thesis - 5 pages - Civil law

The United States, among many other Western countries, has been a beacon for women's rights. Many women in the world cannot teach, work, show their ankles, vote, hold public office and sometimes are not allowed to think much less. Here in the United States, women have the opportunity to...

03 Sep 2009

The criminalization of prostitution

Thesis - 3 pages - Civil law

In current times, the body has become a medium for human expression. At a certain age, people can get pierced and tattoos that carry deeper meaning for them or are simply for aesthetic purposes. Cosmetic surgery is at its peak. For decades, people have been using their bodies to express their...

28 Jul 2009

Is it a human rights violation and not enforcing the law

Thesis - 13 pages - Civil law

In Deshaney v. Winnebago County Department of Social Services, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a U.S. state's failure to protect an individual against private violence generally does not constitute a violation of the Fourteenth Amendment's Due Process Clause. The court reasoned that while the...

28 Jul 2009

Wheelchairs and liquid dreams

Thesis - 3 pages - Civil law

Quenching one's thirst with a nice big glass of water could prove to be a mistake if you are in New York City and find yourself in need of a public restroom. Finding a place for relief in the big apple is not easy, and the city's streets and subways have become public toilets. The...

28 Jul 2009

Justice and the jury: The role of twelve in society

Thesis - 3 pages - Civil law

The ethical standard of justice is a universal right that people in all levels of society are entitled to. In America, one way that the Constitution ensures justice is by naming the right citizens have to a trial by impartial jury. In criminal trials, juries are to decide the fate...

28 Jul 2009

The importance of the trial process: Fair and impartial?

Thesis - 4 pages - Civil law

The American legal system exists for the purpose of enforcing the laws created by the legislature. The trial process does not exist only because common law and American law deems it necessary. The processes that are involved are necessary for the enforcing the law. Each of the parts are defined...

28 Jul 2009

Defense of equality

Thesis - 3 pages - Civil law

From the very beginning of the formation of American democracy, it was designed to give equal power and equal rights to all American peoples: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that...

22 Jun 2009

Animal rights and legislation in Canada: How we fail to slaughter animals humanely

Thesis - 6 pages - Civil law

With the evolution of the legal system, its direction towards stricter and more precise laws has incorporated animals into its protection. A comparison between now and a century ago is remarkable. Society has brought it upon itself to protect not only companion animals such as pets and working...

19 Jun 2009

Committee on the rights of the child

Thesis - 22 pages - Civil law

The Convention on the Rights of the Child and two Optional Protocols have marked a turning point in international law and children are essential tools in the implementation of national laws designed to stop crimes that are sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, children and...

21 May 2009

Immigration of highly skilled workers to the United States

Thesis - 11 pages - Civil law

The rapidly escalating immigration of highly skilled individuals to the United States demonstrates the diminishing role of national politics in an increasingly supranational global economy. Workers pursue opportunities beyond the confines of national borders, and corporations are able to...

19 May 2009

Legal analysis of the US presidential election 2000

Thesis - 4 pages - Civil law

The presidential election of 2000 is one that will live in infamy. Few elections have been as closely contested, and none more controversial. Vice President Gore, who got more votes, made a valid argument for a recount, yet still failed to win despite his best efforts. ...

18 May 2009

National organization for the reform of Marijuana laws

Thesis - 6 pages - Civil law

Many people complain that the United States government is unresponsive to their issues. In order to assist all of the underrepresented people, and to educate legislators we have formulated many interest groups in our nation. NORML, the National Organization for the reform of marijuana laws, is...

01 May 2009

Who has the rights? A case I attempted to salvage

Thesis - 5 pages - Civil law

Some of the US laws seem to exist solely in order to confuse and discourage us from petitioning or adequately defending against lawsuits. It certainly appears for every law there is, another law can be found repealing, invalidating or disallowing it, under ‘special circumstances.' What...

23 Apr 2009

Theory and practice: Civil disobedience and the pursuit of justice

Thesis - 4 pages - Civil law

In the Crito, Socrates makes an argument against the notion of breaking the laws even if they are judged by the public to be unjust. This is because by disobeying the law, one is in effect “attempting to destroy... the laws, and indeed the whole city” (Plato 53). Socrates continues...

06 Apr 2009

Death penalty administration: Racially biased?

Thesis - 9 pages - Civil law

More than 350 people have been executed in the USA since 1990. The U.S.A. has the highest known death row population on earth at over 3, 300. In 1997 the USA carried out 74 executions--the highest number for the last four decades. Only China, Saudi Arabia and Iran were known to have...

31 Mar 2009

A discussion concerning the belief that 'Judges do not make law - they only declare it'

Thesis - 6 pages - Civil law

The function of a judge in any legal system remains a true phenomenon even today. Barristers, solicitors, law students and the general public often question the precise role of a judge ? puzzled over whether judges are authoritarian law-makers, or if their profession makes them mere...

30 Mar 2009

A paper concerning assessing the value of legal Tribunals

Thesis - 4 pages - Civil law

It has become the case that over the course of the 20th century an ever-increasing number of tribunals have come into existence alongside the ordinary civil courts, dealing with a wide variety of disputes, usually between the citizen and the state. Although tribunals do not adjudicate in all...