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29 Jun 2011

The Case for Federal Courts: Why suspected terrorists should not be tried in military commissions

Thesis - 6 pages - Constitutional law

Federal courts are a time-tested, constitutionally sound, and internationally approved system for prosecuting designated “enemy combatants.” The United States Constitution is intended not to grant rights, but to protect those rights in the face of the power of the federal government....

29 Jun 2011

Differences between the United States Constitution and the Confederate Constitution

Thesis - 2 pages - Constitutional law

Two significant differences between the United States Constitution and the Confederate Constitution were the line-item veto the latter granted to the President and the combined measures the Confederate Constitution instituted to guarantee the survival of slavery. The line-item veto...

03 May 2011

Is the European Union's Charter of Fundamental Rights a necessary and desirable development?

Thesis - 7 pages - Constitutional law

The Treaty of Lisbon came into force in 2009 and alongside it, a reference to the Charter of Fundamental Rights (Charter) gave it legal standing. The Charter became one of the most defining documents the European Union has ever witnessed, or a mere piece of symbolic literature that is...

07 Mar 2011

Women's Rights are Human Rights: An overview

Thesis - 5 pages - Constitutional law

Women make up 70% of the world's poor population and 65% of the world's illiterate. On average, women are still paid, 65 cents to every dollar earned by men in the Western countries. Women form a marginalized group, and these statistics only paint a fraction of the picture. Still,...

03 Jan 2011

The German Fundamental law

Thesis - 4 pages - Constitutional law

It is remarkable how the Basic Law is inculcated with the desire to avoid a repetition of the Nazi experience and its absolute conception of legal positivism. Hence it reaffirms the importance of human rights. The concept of legality that it offers is very demanding, same as that of social...

01 Jan 2011

Freedom of expression in Europe

Thesis - 5 pages - Constitutional law

According to Article 19 regarding the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights, an individual must be able to know whose ideas he endorsed or not, without weighing stress on him or resulting in any penalty. He must be able to speak without...

31 Dec 2010

Characteristics of the German parliamentary government in comparison to the British model

Thesis - 6 pages - Constitutional law

The British system is a result of a rich and complex history that began from the thirteenth century. It has undergone many changes to reach its current form. It continues to evolve and adapt to the society that it governs. The German system has been introduced before 1949, and Germany was...

31 Dec 2010

The evolution of the European Parliament and its functions

Thesis - 6 pages - Constitutional law

The European Parliament is often seen as the principal venue of democratic debate in the expression of European political awareness. Hence, it acquired its present name on March 30, 1962, after having been successively called Common Assembly of the European Coal and Steel Community (extended to...

20 Oct 2010

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 for African Americans

Thesis - 3 pages - Constitutional law

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 helped solidify the rights minorities fought for throughout the Civil Rights Movement. The guarantee of equal voting ensures that everyone's vote can be cast without a predisposed bias against it rooted in race. The act encountered controversy at the...

30 Mar 2010

Jason McClure v. Fairfield university decided June 18, 2003 superior court of Connecticut, judicial district of Waterbury

Thesis - 2 pages - Constitutional law

Jason McClure, a student of Fairfield University, was involved in an accident on September 12, 1988. At 1:43 a.m., McClure was walking on Reef Road when he was struck by a vehicle. McClure was returning to campus from a night of partying in the area of the Fairfield town beach. The beach area is...

10 May 2009

A political analysis of: R. v. Badger

Thesis - 6 pages - Constitutional law

The supreme court of Canada stands as the highest level of court in Canada and is the final stop for all cases which have been appealed from the superior provincial courts. Unlike the lower courts, the supreme court of Canada seats up to nine judges with each appeal seating a minimum of 5...

07 May 2009

The power of eminent domain in the United States of America

Thesis - 4 pages - Constitutional law

Since its self-declared independence in 1776, the United States of America has always shown its will to become a grand nation. To fulfill this dream and set itself up as one of the greatest powers in a various domains on the international scale, it has gone through centuries of expansion. As a...

29 Apr 2009

The complicated reasons for Lincoln's first emancipation proclamation

Thesis - 6 pages - Constitutional law

On the eve of the American Civil War, the key issue in the run up to the election was whether or not slavery would be extended into the new expanding territories and states opening in the West. (McPherson, 1988) This same issue sparked the misguided attack upon the South by John Brown and...

27 Apr 2009

Evaluation of the national child benefit act: Critique and policy suggestions

Thesis - 10 pages - Constitutional law

Introduction - This research paper will present an evaluation of the 1997 Federal National Child Benefit Act. The NCB was introduced as a way to aid poor working families which include children override income disparities which exist between them and families in higher economic brackets....