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18 Aug 2008
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How can we balance the need of protection for vulnerable witnesses and the rights of the accused?

Essay - 10 pages - Other law subjects

The tension between the rights of the accused and a vulnerable witness has remained a problematic balance to address through the criminal justice system. The enshrined presumption of innocence imposes a burden of proof set “beyond reasonable doubt ”, further bolstered by the European...

18 Aug 2008
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A critical examination of current law of divorce and the need for change

Essay - 9 pages - Other law subjects

“There is no one branch of the law more important, in any point of view, to the great interests of society……than that which regulates the formation and the dissolution of the nuptial contract. No institution indeed more nearly concerns the very foundations of...

13 Aug 2008
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Equitable tracing discussion

Essay - 5 pages - Other law subjects

Equity has a more sophisticated method of tracing than that of common law. The rules assisting in the location and preservation of traceable property have been developed and applied in relation to fiduciaries and often in the context of the bankruptcy of the fiduciary. In common law, the...

13 Aug 2008
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Co-Ownership and joint tenancy problem question

Essay - 5 pages - Other law subjects

In order to advise Phillip, Claire and New Ventures plc in relation to enforceability of their rights in the property (the Property), it will be necessary to consider the complex legal system governing co-ownership of land.With regard to property ownership in law, section 1(6) of the Law of...

06 May 2008
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Introduction to Government and Politics "Hunting" for Diversity: Hunt v. Cromartie

Essay - 3 pages - Other law subjects

“A reapportionment plan that draws in persons, who may have very little in common but the color of their skin, bears an uncomfortable resemblance to political apartheid” (Rosenschein). Clearly, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor understood the weight of her decisions. With those...

17 Apr 2008
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Conversion: To and From: Theology and our reflections

Essay - 4 pages - Other law subjects

Throughout this course we have studied the relationship between one's embedded and deliberative theology. We understand this relationship to be cyclical in nature; when one's deliberative, or second order theology, is reflected upon it can have the effect of altering one's...

09 Oct 2007
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Abortion Debate

Essay - 2 pages - Other law subjects

Throughout history there has been an ongoing struggle over abortion. The process of terminating a baby did not sit well with some and thus a debate arose. Advocates of free choice clashed with those who stood by more traditional ideals. Throughout the debates lifetime very little progress has...

27 Sep 2007
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The Political Spectrum: A Different Approach

Essay - 9 pages - Other law subjects

The traditional left-right political spectrum we use to place politicians platforms is outdated. We carried this spectrum over from the French, and any citizen would be hard pressed to be able to even accurately define what the spectrum is measuring. We all know that on the right...

29 Aug 2007
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Either Way, Someone Is Playing God

Essay - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Once there was a man who hated his neighbor. Everyday there would be music blasting from the neighbor's house that disturbed the man trying to work. He had asked his neighbor to stop the noise politely many times, but the noise persisted. One day the man snapped and took one of the speakers and...

04 Jun 2007
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Punitive Damages

Essay - 8 pages - Other law subjects

Although there is a debate over the purpose of punitive damages, it is generally admitted that their main goals are to deter and to punish wrongdoers : “punitive damages are designed to punish a defendant for grossly inappropriate actions and, in doing so, to deter future such actions...