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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...

09 Sep 2008
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The impact of European Union Law on the world of sport and the Bosman decision

Essay - 7 pages - International law

Under European Union law, Article 81 of the EC Treaty provides that all agreements between undertakings, decisions of undertakings and concerted practices which may affect trade between Member States and which have as their objective or effect the prevention, restriction or distortion of...

21 Aug 2008
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The contribution made to the concept of the supremacy of European Community Law by the judgment of the European Court of Justice

Essay - 5 pages - International law

The tension between European Community law (EC) and national law is arguably the most debated topic of constitutional law . The convention of Parliamentary supremacy is rooted within the British constitution as a fundamental limb of the separation of powers doctrine . Constitutional convention...

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,...

20 Aug 2008
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Criminal Law problem question

Essay - 9 pages - Criminal law

This document provides an analysis in answer to a criminal law problem question relating to the law of murder and manslaughter. The problem is set out as follows: Alan and Betty are contestants in the Big Sister game show. They do not get on and Alan feels that Betty is two faced. Betty has put...

20 Aug 2008
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Company law

Essay - 5 pages - Business law

From Star Limited's perspective, the central issue is whether it can enforce the restraint of trade clause against Ramon notwithstanding the fact that he is using his company Equip Limited to solicit Star Limited's customers. Before considering whether the clause can be enforced against Ramon...

20 Aug 2008
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Critically analyse arguments for and against the introduction of a no-fault scheme for the tort of negligence

Essay - 13 pages - Civil law

The characterisation of a no-fault scheme is rooted in the principle of distributive justice, compensating victims without having to establish causation and fault. Conversely, current liability for negligence involves fault considerations based on legal theoretical concepts determined through...

20 Aug 2008
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Management report - Trade union recognition

Essay - 7 pages - Civil law

This report considers and advises on the legal and practical implications for the Company Board of Directors (“the Board”) of the invitation for voluntary recognition as a Trade Union (“TU”). The relevant law applicable to TU recognition is the Trade Union and Labour...

19 Aug 2008
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Discuss critically the current international legal position on the patentability of software and business method inventions

Essay - 7 pages - International law

The question of available protection for new products which are software is a complex issue. Under UK law, the Copyright Design and Patents Act 1988 (“the Act”), software is protected by the law of copyright. Although this is a powerful form of protection against an authorised copying...

18 Aug 2008
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Tearing the tag off the mattress :Why over-criminalization is an escalating epidemic

Essay - 6 pages - Criminal law

Many law scholars and experts in the area of law and society can argue and disagree on many different issues. However, many can also agree on one thing and that is that the justice system suffers because of over criminalization. With outdated offenses, too many laws, and new crimes appearing,...

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 should we punish offenders?

Essay - 9 pages - Criminal law

Criminological debate has propounded polarised theorem as to the most efficacious method to punish offenders within the criminal justice system. Whilst academics agree on the concept of “punishment” as a necessary means they “disagree on the underlying reason that makes punishment...

18 Aug 2008
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Land law: The Land Registration Act

Essay - 6 pages - Constitutional law

The Land Registration Act 2002 (LRA) came into force on 13th October 2003 implementing an overhaul of the organisation of registered land system, repealing the Land Registration Act 1925. The Law Commission Report Number 271 highlighted the central objective of the LRA 2002 being to create a land...

18 Aug 2008
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The impact of European Union Law on the world of sport in the context of sport regulation and restraint of trade since the Bosman decision.

Essay - 7 pages - International law

Under European Union law, Article 81 of the EC Treaty provides that all agreements between undertakings, decisions of undertakings and concerted practices which may affect trade between Member States and which have as their objective or effect the prevention, restriction or distortion of...

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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Nature of aggression and the law

Essay - 6 pages - Criminal law

The nature of aggression has always been troublesome to settle as a legal concept, especially as it is “intertwined with political elements” . The concept of aggression as a criminal offence was fuelled by the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg in the wake of the Second World...

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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How disability rights will be protected in England and Wales after 1st October 2007

Essay - 8 pages - International law

The main legislative framework addressing protection of disability rights in the UK has been the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) as amended by the Disability Act 2005 to widen the definition of “disability” in order to confer stronger protection rights. However, a consistent...

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...

13 Aug 2008
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Applied criminology - How are we best to describe the actions of a serial killer?

Essay - 4 pages - Criminal law

The definition of “serial killing” has proved problematic within the confines of narrow legal definitions of murder. Moreover, serial killing adopts multifarious forms brought on by many different states of mind (D, Wilson. 2001). Holmes attempted to define serial murder as consisting...

08 Aug 2008
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Criminal law - prison industrial complex - too complex? Criminal law - prison industrial complex - too complex? Criminal law - prison industrial complex - too complex?

Essay - 8 pages - Criminal law

A third party has entered the scene of the U.S. prison system: the private sector. A handful of for-profit Wall Street corporations are currently making millions of dollars from what some critics call “dungeons for dollars.” Such corporations claim they can build and run prisons more...

04 Aug 2008
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The Supreme Court: America's judicial body of power

Essay - 9 pages - Constitutional law

This paper analyzes the ways in which the Supreme Court's function has transformed, its current structure, and the issues that presently surround the Court. In order to maintain freedom and prosperity for the American people, the founding fathers explicitly divided up government responsibilities...

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...

11 Jul 2008
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A descriptive study on the people's opinions towards the legalization of death penalty

Essay - 4 pages - Criminal law

The study explores the opinions of people residing in a particular community towards death penalty. The information will be gathered through self-administered test questionnaires and focus group discussions. Moreover, the test will also take into account the factors that affect the perceptions of...

07 Jul 2008
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The issue of White collar crime

Essay - 5 pages - Criminal law

In recent years, corporate scandals such as those that occurred at Enron and WorldCom have brought a more focused spotlight on the issue of white-collar crime. Although white-collar crime has remained a pervasive part of social discourse throughout the course of the twentieth century, the...

07 Jul 2008
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What scholars have noted about property as a social construct mitigating human interactions that transcend legal and economic discourse

Essay - 5 pages - Business law

A.I. Hallowell (1943: 119) once stated that, “Property as a social institution implies a system of relations between individuals. Like other social institutions, it involves rights, duties, powers, privileges, forbearances, etc, of certain kinds.” While this view of property has been...

03 Jul 2008
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Implication of federal trademark dilution act to U.S. Business

Essay - 4 pages - Business law

Intellectual property has become a global concern in these last few decades due to the increased trade brought about by the internet. In an article posted at Focus, Field (2006) reported that in the United States alone, for example, studies in the past decade have estimated that over 50 percent...

03 Jul 2008
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Sounds a-like but not quite: Is the trademark infringed?

Essay - 5 pages - Business law

The capital is already at hand, the plan has been laid out and the place is just perfect. Most importantly, you just came up with an imaginative name that could spark up the business venture you've been envisioning for so long. But no matter how much thought has been put forth to produce such...