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16 Jan 2009
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Controversy around memorial laws

Essay - 12 pages - Other law subjects

A controversy recently arose in France in which historians played a significant role. This controversy involves a number of actors: The French government, which passed the so-called “memorial laws”; the interest groups that lobbied the Parliament to pass them; the historians who became...

16 Jan 2009
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The class action lawsuits

Essay - 3 pages - Other law subjects

We read about class actions almost everyday in the newspapers. The idea to gather together in order to sue big companies such as tobacco or food companies originates from the United States; however, as these lawsuits are increasingly successful, the phenomenon currently spreads into the whole...

15 Jan 2009
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Jürgen Habermas overemphasises the role of the public sphere in his theory of law and democracy

Essay - 7 pages - Other law subjects

Jürgen Habermas (born June 18, 1929 in Düsseldorf) is a German philosopher, political scientist and sociologist in the tradition of critical theory. His work focuses on the analysis of advanced capitalist industrial society and of democracy and the rule of law in a critical social-evolutionary...

12 Jan 2009
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Competition Law

Market study - 4 pages - Other law subjects

The area of EC Competition Law has experienced major structural and substantial changes over the past two decades. The last decade of reforms of EC Competition Law is often cited as the « modernisation process » . Since competition rules always apply to a « market », this notion have been at the...

12 Jan 2009
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Civil - military relations in Israel

Thesis - 5 pages - Other law subjects

Israel is a democratic republic and operates under the parliamentary system. Executive power is exercised by the prime minister and the government. It was founded in 1948.The Israeli defence forces, Tsahal, were also created in 1948, with the professionalisation of several paramilitary...

08 Dec 2008
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Legal and policy issues and campaigning strategy relevant to the 21st congressional district election in Florida

Essay - 16 pages - Other law subjects

This paper will outline the legal and policy issues that are pertinent to your election campaign against incumbent Lincoln Diaz-Balart in the 21st U.S. Congressional District of Florida (herein after the 21st District, the District, or the 21st). We start with a general fact summary of the 21st...

21 Nov 2008
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Robert Oppenheimer and the FBI security clearance hearings

Essay - 5 pages - Other law subjects

Nobody can definitively say whether Oppenheimer truly deserved to lose his security clearance. He made several mistakes of great import. However, he loyally served the United States throughout his life and was instrumental in creating the weapon that ultimately ended the war (whether that weapon...

19 Nov 2008
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Consumer motivations regarding non-ownership decisions in the automotive industry

Essay - 6 pages - Other law subjects

In the analysis of non-ownership decisions in the automotive industry “non-ownership” must first be defined. Non- ownership is simply referring to a leasing type of contract, this type of a contract allows for consumption without ownership. Traditional purchase, cash or financing, the...

17 Nov 2008
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Public relations services agreement

Standard contracts - 7 pages - Other law subjects

Recitals: The purpose of this Agreement is for the Company to retain an experienced and qualified public relations agency to provide a range of public relations and communications tasks for Company. The Parties Agree: 1. TERM: The term of this Agreement is for one year commencing on (Month, Day...

06 Nov 2008
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Bias against blacks and hispanics in the criminal justice system

Essay - 5 pages - Other law subjects

Is there a racial bias in America's criminal justice system? This seems like a fairly straightforward yes or no question, yet it has caused heated debate between researchers throughout the second half of this century. Recently the debate has intensified as several states move to enact a...

29 Oct 2008
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Sample legal agreement for the provision of artwork for publication

Standard contracts - 9 pages - Other law subjects

This is a sample legal agreement for the provision of illustrator artwork for publication. The agreement provisions are drafted in favour of the publisher. All vested contingent and future rights of copyright and all rights in the nature of copyright and all accrued rights of action and all...

15 Oct 2008
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Design rights and logo licence

Standard contracts - 3 pages - Other law subjects

This document is a sample legal licence permitting use of the design right and logo in respect of business. The consideration for the grant of a licence in this instance is shares. The Licensor is the proprietor of and beneficially entitled to the copyright, unregistered and registered design...

15 Oct 2008
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Property law: Landlord and tenant law

Essay - 7 pages - Other law subjects

In 2000, Oliver's great aunt Fran, died leaving Oliver “all my right, title and interest in Blackacre”. Fran's will left everything else to her next of kin Everett. In 2003, Oliver subdivided Blackacre into Yellowacre and Blueacre. In 2003, Oliver entered into an agreement with Tania to...

14 Oct 2008
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Dissolution of assets and unincorporated associations

Essay - 5 pages - Other law subjects

During his life time Brendon was a member of the Tetherdown Theatre Club, which was a non-charitable unincorporated association. Membership fees were used for various purposes, including for rental of a local theatre space. In the summer of 2004, the club organised a workshop for local children...

06 Oct 2008
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Option to purchase real estate contract (Residential)

Standard contracts - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Improvements: The house, garage and all other fixtures and improvements attached to the above-described real property, including without limitation, the following permanently installed and built-in items, if any: all equipment and appliances, valances, screens, shutters, awnings, wall-to-wall...

30 Sep 2008
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Notice of option to purchase real estate (Residential)

Standard contracts - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Assigns - The Optionee may assign and convey his/her interest in this "Contract" or any part thereof provided, however, that such assignment or conveyance should not result in any impairment of Optionor's position. Optionor, intending to bind Optionor, Optionor's heirs, successors and...

09 Sep 2008
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Title IX and college athletics: Noble intentions and faulty execution

Thesis - 6 pages - Other law subjects

On June 23 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was passed into law. The law states simply that “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education...

09 Sep 2008
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Battered woman syndrome and New York city

Essay - 5 pages - Other law subjects

Though domestic violence, as an issue, is important enough for the mayor of have an office dedicated to the phenomenon (Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence) and several local laws that protect victims of domestic violence, the city government remains largely silent on the concept of...

20 Aug 2008
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Child advocacy groups and class action lawsuits

Essay - 9 pages - Other law subjects

Children's Rights, Inc. is one organization dedicated to improving and reforming state-run child welfare systems, and ensuring that those state-run child welfare systems are held accountable for providing safe and adequate environments for the children under their care. Since the mid-nineties,...

18 Aug 2008
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Family law - Problem question assignment

Essay - 4 pages - Other law subjects

Maria and Homer are not married and in order to apply for a protective order Part IV of the FLA Maria will have to come within the definition of “associated persons” as prescribed by the FLA (A Diduck., & F Kaganas., 2006). Section 62 of the FLA defines “associated persons”...

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 society….than...

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...

04 Aug 2008
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The law of witness identification

Tutorials/exercises - 6 pages - Other law subjects

Criminal examiners are aware that it usually takes several pieces of evidence to crack an intricate case, so much so, that neophyte recruits and veteran investigators alike are schooled and equipped to search for, spot, bring together, and protect “palpable” physical evidence like...

17 Jul 2008
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Sample resume for the pre-law/ philosophy/ languages/ literature undergraduate student

Sample resume - 1 pages - Other law subjects

JANE DOE Complete Residential Address - (555) 555-555 - XXX@email.com EDUCATION: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, New York, NY (May 2008) Bachelor of Arts Philosophy minors Italian, Modern Greek and Psychology Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa UNIVERSITÀ CA' FOSCARI, Venice, Italy...

19 Jun 2008
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Case Brief, Analysis and Impact of Journalism Case Law

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Judith Miller, an investigative reporter for the New York Times, received a grand jury subpoena to testify regarding the leak of the identity of an undercover CIA agent, Valerie Plame. It was believed that Miller had information regarding which it was that broke federal law by disclosing the...

21 May 2008
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The Right Medicine: Same-sex Family Law

Tutorials/exercises - 6 pages - Other law subjects

Currently in the United States, same-sex couples face many discrepancies in the law compared to heterosexual married couples, many related to taxation, discrimination protection, and other benefits. Of particular importance are the barriers that same-sex couples and larger families face when...

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...

21 Apr 2008
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The American's with Disabilities Act

Case study - 5 pages - Other law subjects

The Americans with Disability Act provides the unique opportunity to enhance self-determination, choice, and greater freedom for all men, women, and children with disabilities in the United States. The most significant movement was the black civil rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's. After...