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21 May 2023

Legal Proceedings in Common Law Jurisdictions and Civil Law Jurisdictions

Dissertation - 4 pages - Civil law

Common law and civil law jurisdictions are often regarded as antagonist interpretation of the rule of law in modern societies. Indeed, both constitute the dominant views of law in general, as they are "often made the basis of comparative law studies". The bipolarisation of the legal...

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...

20 Sep 2022

Common Law and Origins of the English Legal System

Presentation - 17 pages - Constitutional law

What is common law? Why is it important to have a knowledge of the principles of common law? How did it develop?

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...

24 Nov 2021

The precautionary principle and its consequences upon the community legal order: gmos and bse

Essay - 28 pages - European law

Concentrating on the expression itself it is clear that the word "principle? implies a peculiar importance given to the "precaution?. It is to say that the principle of precaution is a principle of law, even if it is not clear how and where this scope has been given: some would say in Treaties,...

24 Nov 2021

Crimes Against Humanity And The Principles Of Legality: What Could the Potential Offender Expect?

Essay - 10 pages - International law

Les juges ne sont que la bouche qui prononce les paroles de la loi, des ĂȘtres inanimĂ©s qui ne peuvent ni en adresser la force ni la rigueur. " Charles de Secondat Montesquieu, L'esprit des Lois, Livre XI, Ch. III, 127 (1748). " If the interpretation of laws is evil, their obscurity, which...

15 Mar 2021

Legal Philosophy - Value judgments and how judges decide cases - Mapodile v Minister of Correctional Services 2016 (2) SACR 413 (GJ)

Law case study - 5 pages - Civil law

This case concerned the rights of gay prisoners and their treatment in prison. The applicant was a gay prisoner who brought an application to the court seeking the court's assistance in establishing the rights of gay and lesbian men and women to be confined in cells with people of similar...

28 Sep 2016

"Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law" by Herbert Wechsler and the Brown v. the Board of Education Legal Decision

Essay - 2 pages - Constitutional law

In "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law", Herbert Wechsler brings up difficult issues that are eternally present in cases that make their way up to the Supreme Court. While we often deny these issues and simply assume that the court is making a decision that is "Constitutional" and...

07 Apr 2015

Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

This paper seeks to determine the ethical dilemmas that [professional counselors are faced with in the curse of their practice. It analyses the ACA Guidelines on termination, standard care, dual relationship and boundaries. The paper also explores the guiding principles that the State of New York...

07 Apr 2015

The Legal, Ethical, and Technological Concerns in Investments

Case study - 2 pages - Business law

The need for accountability links the accounting and financial reporting of businesses to the law. The main interest of the law in this case is to protect the interests of the public from manipulations of the statements to exploit unsuspecting citizens. In addition, the law creates a platform for...

28 Jul 2015

Legal aspects of the law and legislations

Case study - 5 pages - Civil law

The purpose of this essay is to analyse a case scenario at the Sunnyland Day Respite Center with focus being on the legal aspects of the law and legislations. The paper will analyse the various aspects of the law in relation to the case that resulted in the unnecessary death of the...

24 Mar 2015

LexisNexis Legal Research

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Given the number of the different states from which the bulk of the clients of Hickey-Marco & Associates comes from, it is of great significance to understand the statutes of limitation for the various causes of action in those states. The states in question include Wisconsin state, Michigan...

29 Sep 2015

The Third Party Doctrine - Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology

Essay - 2 pages - Computer science

It is a United States legal theory that holds that information that is freely given to third parties should not be expected to be private or people should not use the Fourth Amendment Act as a defense against the convictions. The rule gives the government and government agencies a Right to...

17 Apr 2015

Legalization of marijuana and its impacts

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Today, there are many calls for the legalization of drugs, particularly marijuana. The campaigns are all around, from the Hollywood movies to the popular Jamaican dance hall music. The popularity of this genre of films implies that the society is ready for the legalization of the drug. In...

30 Mar 2015

Legal methodology for students

Case study - 15 pages - Civil law

The practical case is an exercise also called legal consultation, or legal composition. The object of the practical case is to bring the legal solution to facts given and to state the consequences. For that, we applied the mechanism of the legal syllogism. There is no...

06 Nov 2014

Ethical and legal issues

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Data publications should take into considerations the rights and responsibilities about ethical and legal issues. Fields that handle critical information as medics and the media have a duty to limit the data that is accessible to the public. Data shared should be reasonable and should not...

03 Aug 2014

Illegal Masturbation

Case study - 4 pages - Psychology

Maddex in Encyclopedia of Sexual Behavior and the law, he states that there is no other form of sexuality that has been frequently discussed, condemned and universally practiced than masturbation (Maddex, 2006) In the period that many laws are being passed on legalizing some aspects of the...

18 Aug 2014

History and impact of the illegal Cocaine trade by the Los Zetas Cartel

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

Las Zetas forms one of the largest drug cartels in America. The group took control of cocaine and other drug trafficking activities in 1999. Illegal cocaine trade in North America dates back to 1947 when the initial legal business became illegal following its ban by the United States...

03 Aug 2014

Essay against illegal immigrants receiving social service

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Illegal immigrants are simply defined as a person who has moved across borders of foreign nationals in the country in a manner that contradicts on the immigration laws of the country to which they have moved (Kennedy 12). It mostly occurs in an upward fashion where the immigrant is from a poor...

23 Jan 2014

Critically discuss the legal theory of Austin - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The existence of law is one thing, its merit or demerit is another. John Austin (1790-1859) defines the essence of positivism in this one sentence, which is generally cited as the standard exposition of the imperative theory of law, from his book ?The Province of Jurisprudence Determined'...

28 Aug 2014

Reasons against legalization of marijuana

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Some people call it weed, pot, ganja, grass or skunk. However, its most-common name is marijuana a cannabis plant. Some people prefer to smoke while others opt to eat marijuana. The main aim of using marijuana is to entice euphoria in the user (Blundell 8). Throughout the years, there has been...

03 Sep 2014

Legal risk of Nurses

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

In today's litigious society, it is possible for a nurse to be involved in legal matters of the country she or he works for, either directly or indirectly. By understanding the cases involved, nurses can avoid many of the high risk areas of trouble. Due to the shortage of nursing officers,...

19 Aug 2014

Book review: American Africans in Ghana: Black era Expatriates and the legal civil Rights Era

Book review - 3 pages - Literature

The book; American African in Ghana was written Kevin Gaines and published by Chapel Hill publishers, at the University of North Carolina. The book emphasizes on the interconnections between the African studies and African American studies by introducing, in its broad chapters the context of...

19 Nov 2013

UK and French legal system : structural and conception differences

Case study - 6 pages - Civil law

The governing laws and its legal system in France and the United Kingdom have major differences, as each of the legal systems have and are based on various views. France is governed by the Constitution of 1958. All the French laws are based on this text. In the United Kingdom, the...

28 Jun 2013

How well did the legal system of early modern England work?

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

A legal system can be defined as the legislation enacted by the State institutions on the basis of tradition or law. In early modern England, the legal system was complex, relying on with overlapping institutions -local criminal courts, Church courts and royal courts-, on itinerant...

22 Feb 2013

Amnesty and illegal immigration

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The contentious concept of amnesty for illegal immigrants in US is one that is deep rooted in the history and culture of the American nation, a fact authenticated by the fundamental foundation of the nation by early European immigrants and “melting point” phenomena. The word amnesty,...

13 Dec 2013

Legalization of Marijuana

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Public policy includes the decisions and actions that governments take in order to address certain public issues and problems. These policies are made in accordance within the set legal government guidelines, regulations, procedures using public resources. One of the issues and problems...

30 Aug 2013

The legal and political issues of Darfur

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Educational studies

In 2003, the escalation of conflict in Darfur has been one of the biggest humanitarian crises of the twenty-first century. The United Nations did not call it genocide and sent only a limited number of mediators and United Nations personnel to Sudan. There were many conflicting reports on...

10 Jul 2013

Has Chinese legalism been successfully applied?

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

The Warring States Period (453-221 BCE) in China was a time of great social chaos and political volatility. It was from this soil of turmoil that Chinese Legalism germinated and grew, amidst a general flowering of new ideologies. These ideologies, amongst which we find Confucianism and Taoism in...

10 Jul 2013

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...