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08 Dec 2021

The Stakeholder Theory

Course material - 1 pages - Finance

Stakeholders are usually those in a firm who have an interest in the resources and activities of the company. They contribute to the wealth-creating capacity of the company, it's often composed of shareholders, employees, suppliers. They can be external or internal. In this case the internal...

13 Oct 2022

History of the Common Law System on the English Legal System

Essay - 11 pages - International law

As a direct result of the colonization by the British, many of its states naturally acquired this common law system, being the English law in globo, maintaining its primary principles, procedures, actors and modes of proof. As a consequence of this adoption and utilization of English law, and the...

20 Sep 2022
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Commercial Law and the Market

Course material - 2 pages - Other law subjects

Before 2006/2007, it was a period of complete boom. It's called the boom time, following to the .com bust in 2000, fixed interest rates at 1% so there were lots of cheap credit. The bank made lots of money. But the bank increased leverage (it's a way of measuring the amount you lend...

15 Jun 2022

Podcast: Nelson Mandela

Creative writing - 2 pages - Medias

Good morning, London and welcome to BBC radio 4! It is 7AM, and today we will talk about the famous man nicknamed Madiba, who fought against the apartheid in South Africa during his entire life. He was president and he was honored by the Nobel Peace Prize: Nelson Mandela!

18 Aug 2022

The American Legal system versus the English Legal System

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Other law subjects

When we talk about the American legal system, it should be understood as the legal system that applies in the United States of American (US), whereas the English legal system is the one that takes place in the United Kingdom (UK) : England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Island, except for...

29 Sep 2010
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English legal system: The Sources of English Law

Course material - 87 pages - Constitutional law

The judicial decisions are the first to be found to develop a system. Today, they are still influencing the system as a whole. Judicial decisions have a weight that their continental counter part does not have. In England, under certain requirements, decisions are biding the judge with the...

19 Jul 2011
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Oppression and limited discourse in Melville and Alcott

Essay - 4 pages - Literature

Herman Melville's 'Bartleby, the Scrivener' is a first person narrative of a lawyer's attempt to satiate his curiosity concerning Bartleby, a scrivener employed in his law office. His interest in the scrivener is the direct motive behind the lawyer's narrative, to the extent...

17 Oct 2014
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Court Proceeding Observation

Case study - 2 pages - Other law subjects

The case presented before the court involved drug trafficking. The accused were being charged with counts of drug dealing in the city. There are three suspects involved in the case; two men aged 30 and 38 years and a young lady in her mid twenties. On 3rd March 2013, they were found in...

10 Jul 2013
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Essay for foundations of legal philosophy

Case study - 8 pages - Humanities/philosophy

George Eliot, in her book Silas Marner, wrote that the truth is somewhere in between, and it is my opinion that this applies to the Hart-Fuller debate (the Hart-Fuller debate being representative of the greater ongoing debate between the legal positivists and the natural lawyers). It is...

21 Apr 2008
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Bartleby: A Christ-figure

Essay - 3 pages - Literature

Nothing so aggravates an earnest person as a passive resistance,” concludes the lawyer in Melville's “Bartleby the Scrivener” (Arp and Johnson 589). This statement rings true, as any reader of the enigmatic short story will find himself or herself equally aggravated by the...

29 Sep 2010
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International Business Law: Three cases

Essay - 6 pages - Business law

This paper talks about a buyer, located in Miami, who ordered 2,500 cell-phones from company for a total amount of $150,000 (including the shipping charge). But there were several problems with this order: the order was delayed and the phones were damaged by moisture during shipping. One of the...

25 Nov 2008
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Legal issues in child health

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology

Lawyers are uniquely suited to help improve the health of today's children. Many would argue that health insurance and ethics are the dominant concern in the health of America's youth. The best legal support for children is to help allow the child to participate in their own health...

07 May 2009
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The USA patriot act: The un-American way

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

On September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked by a foreign terrorist Muslim group called Al-Queda directed by Osama bin Laden, Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, as well as, others. President George W. Bush appeared on television screens at the Oval office to address the American public after the...

29 Sep 2010
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The discussion of Hart and Fuller

Essay - 7 pages - Other law subjects

Natural law has to explain the nature of morality. The natural law view believes that the creation of law should be based on natural laws or common morals. Laws are based on purpose, not on meaning of the words. Natural lawyers do not separate law and morality, since an unjust law is not a...

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...

05 May 2010
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Philadelphia

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

The issue of HIV and AIDS in America in the late 1980's is one laden with sociological importance; the film Philadelphia (1993) attempts to address some of the issues surrounding this disease and question society's behavior around diseased individuals and its repercussions. Philadelphia is a film...

29 Sep 2010
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Comparative Criminal Law: comparison between the French and the American system by studying Brenton Butler case

Essay - 2 pages - International law

In this document, we present the Brenton Butler case, where Mary Ann Stephens, who was a holiday, is shot in the head in front of her husband. Later, Brenton Butler, a 15 year old Black citizen, was arrested just because he was in a street near the place of crime and it was confirmed that he was...

20 Oct 2010
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Clement Attlee and sources of influence in his personal life

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

Clement Attlee had many potential sources of influence in his personal life. Attlee's military and political background is intriguing, but his socialist views and support of the Labor Party are what set him apart. These views were primarily sculpted by his experiences working with the...

17 Jul 2014
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Wrongful Convictions

Case study - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Miscarriage of Justice or wrongful conviction is probably today most biting headache for the legal and justice fraternity. With the discovery of wrongful conviction on the rise, the state and convicts engage in a diabolic tussle on actual innocence and to what extent the law serves its people....

09 Jan 2009
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Sex and the city: Analysis of a sitcom

Essay - 4 pages - Film studies

Sex and the city is a popular American cable television program, which is adapted from Candace Bushnell's book of the same title. Sex and the city was the idea of a single woman in her thirties writing about relationships and using that column as a tool of self-discovery about her own life,...

29 Sep 2010
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Contracts and tort law - Causation and loss of chance

Essay - 10 pages - Other law subjects

When it comes to tort or contract litigation in the aim of obtaining damages, the most important aspect to take into account is the issue of causation. Indeed, without proving a causal link between the defendant's action and the claimant's harm, no liability can be held. This rigor is a means of...

05 Jul 2011
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Split Brain: 'Puccetti Defense'

Case study - 4 pages - Criminal law

Sitting uncomfortably in the court room next to your public defender, you look around the audience to see who has come to support you in this unique case. Seth Shabo is quietly sitting in the second row, staring straight into the center of the courtroom, and Tyler Doggett can be seen in the...

01 Jul 2009
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Francesco Petrarca

Thesis - 4 pages - Literature

Francesco Petrarca, more commonly known as Petrarch, was an Italian man who wrote poetry in the 14th century. He was born in Arezzo, a town in central Italy, but did not spend much time there. During his childhood, his family followed the pope in a literal fashion, moving from Arezzo to Avignon...

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...

12 Jan 2009
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Regulations: Direct applicability and Direct effect

Essay - 8 pages - European union

Article 249 of the European Community Treaty provides that Regulations shall be directly applicable in all Member States. Does this mean that they are also necessarily directly effective? As notices Josephine Steiner , this question is of paramount concern to EC lawyers. If a provision of...

15 Jan 2009
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Gustave Courbet & revolutionary Art after 1848

Essay - 5 pages - Arts and art history

The idea of a revolutionary art could easily be related to famous artists, such as Malevich and his attempt to transform art into a collection of universal forms, Rimbaud and his will to crush down the language in order to crush down the world, Schoenberg and his dodecaphonism or even the Dada...

17 Nov 2013
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Criminal justice

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Criminology is a branch of Law which refers to cases that do with crime. Any crime has its doer and its victim. As such justice has to be done to the affected persons. It is here where law comes in. To defend both sides if possible as it seeks the truth and do justice (Croall,2004). The Need...

15 Jan 2009
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Violation of Human Rights at Guantanamo Bay

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

After 09/11 terrorist attacks, the Bush Administration declared war to Al Qaeda. As Commander in chief of the Armed Forces, President Bush authorized the detention of non-American citizens considered as "enemy combatants" (Fogarty 2005, 54). A classified report prepared by Defence Department...

31 Dec 2010
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How did the BMW Group successfully launch the Mini Cooper?

Case study - 16 pages - Services marketing

The major demographic changes in France (Europe for that matter) in the last 10-15 years experienced the decrease in birth rate (13 children per 1000 women in 2006) an aging population and increase in the single-parent families and divorces. For a product such as the Mini Cooper, these figures...

07 Feb 2011
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An anthropological enquiry on real estate in Baltimore, Maryland

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

Over the last one hundred years, the city of Baltimore has gone through immense changes in the real estate industry. Throughout this passage of time, the city has been characterized as encompassing mixed income neighborhoods that hasattempted to make housing available to all. Thus, Baltimore was...