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Minimum Legal Drinking Agre - ... The NMDAA required the states to change the legal drinking age to 21 or potentially lose substantial federal highway funds. The threat of the loss in federal funds was enough to incent each state to increase their minimum legal drinking age to 21. By 1987, all 50 states had increased the legal drinking age to 21. Lowering the legal drinking age is a complex issue with valid arguments both for and against it. This paper will present valid arguments in favor of lowering the age limit and equally valid arguments in favor of keeping the age limit at 21....   [tags: legal status, legal age] 1159 words
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The Role of Paralegals in the Legal System - Justice. It is something that everyone wants, something that we strive for, even something that sparks. However, when we think of lawyers, we think of superheroes with an expensive education, walking into the courtroom and serving up justice. What no one thinks of is the person that helped the lawyer get there, the paralegal that prepares the necessary documents, the paralegal that makes sure his or her attorney is at the right place at the right time. A paralegal is crucial and in some cases vital to our justice system yet they are so often over looked....   [tags: Legal Assistant]
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Lowering the Legal Drinking Age - Here in the United States, there is a law that prohibits youth 21 years of age and younger not to drink any alcohol beverages. However, in this country, anyone who turns 18 can sign up and be in the armed forces to protect the country. In the year 2001, war broke out between the Middle East and the United States and thousands of men and women were deployed to the Middle East to deal with the problem. While they were over there, the soldiers would witness many things that civilians could never dream of....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive, legal reform]
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Marijuana Should Be Legal - Marijuana is the fifth most addicting drug in the United States (Henningfield). An even more shocking fact is that two states, Washington and Colorado, have made it legal for recreational use. Just like alcohol. Marijuana used to be legal, up until 1937 when it became illegal with the Marijuana Tax Act. It was only in March 2011 that medical marijuana was legalized in Washington, Colorado, and Alaska because of sick people who had a variety of sick diseases ("Legal History of Cannabis in the United States")....   [tags: legal issues, drugs]
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Legal Case Analysis - Legal Case Analysis 1. In this matter I am asked to advise those instructing me as to whether the prosecution can adduce evidence of a written statement of a witness unwilling to testify at trial and secondly how her evidence might be presented if she decides to give evidence at trial. 2. I understand that Chrissie lives within close proximity to the scene of the crime and is in fact a ‘next door neighbour’. 3. Anterior to Chrissie’s involvement, the victim, Bella, was attacked in her bedroom by an intruder wearing a balaclava....   [tags: Legal Brief]
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Marijuana Should Be Legal - America’s controversial debate over whether marijuana should be legalized has been baffling many communities and citizens for some time now. Due to the vital decision being made by the government, many political and federal aspects are being considered. Marijuana has been used pharmaceutically tracing back all the way to ancient times and is legal to use for medical purposes in the United States. Marijuana’s medical uses should be enough to have the plant considered a legal substance. Medicinal use of cannabis has been unearthed for thousands of years as treatment for whooping cough, constipation, lower fevers, and rheumatic pains, to induce sleep, and reduce headaches....   [tags: legal issues, marijuana]
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Legal Aspects of Fire Protection - ... The Mutual Aid Agreement Act provides a law that is applicable to all fire departments in Tennessee who receive public funding and a law that changes mutual aid agreements for all emergency services providers in the state (University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service, 2004). To reduce liability and streamline the process of mutual aid agreements fire departments in Tennessee will utilize the provisions of the Mutual Aid Agreement Act. The act provides a mutual aid agreement for all emergency services agencies within the state and assigns the responsibility of items such as cost, insurance, liability, damages, billing, and staffing as deemed appropriate within the law (University...   [tags: legal issues, fire services, business]
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Benefits of the Common Law legal System - A legal system is a system used for interpreting and enforcing the laws. The most original or commonly know legal system that has shaped much of what exists today is know as the Common Law. There are three major legal systems of legal procedure; each having their own set of rules called criminal procedure guidelines. These three systems are the adversarial, inquisitorial, and popular (mixed) systems of criminal procedure (Dammer & Albanese, 2011). The adversarial system is a legal system used in the Common Law countries, such as England and the United States, where two advocates represent their parties’ positions before an impartial person or group of people, usually a jury or judge, who att...   [tags: politics, legal system]
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Analyzing Ethics in the US Legal System - In the legal system of the United States, there are many controversial topics and crises that have no one solution. Following suit, there is the question of ethics that exists within such an ideology. Some think that the current way of thinking is a sufficient way to run a country; others see changes that need to be executed immediately. The fact of the matter is as such, no one social institution is perfect. Therefore, the legal system is not expected to be flawless and the epitome of ethical conduct....   [tags: political and legal phylosophy]
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Legal, Safety and Requlatorly Requirement in the Workplace - ... County laws .The department of labour in USA is in charge of making and implementing and regulating laws affecting both employer and employee. These laws provide a guidance and manner, in which employees should be paid standard wages, safety and their health, workers compensation benefits and working conditions. They hold key provisions that cover both employer and employee and penalties for not complying with them. Central government enacted laws that govern how employer and employee should relate to each other....   [tags: litigation, laws, environment, legal] 638 words
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Legal Drinking Age in the United Kingdom - The United Kingdom is known for its high number of alcoholics. It only makes sense that if the adults are drinking, then the teenagers are drinking too. The country has been allowing the young kids to drink since they were five, in private areas, and sixteen in a public place. Although the law has been approved before, some people think that it should not be legal for such young children to drink. The legal drinking age should be at least 18, because children that young are still developing and alcohol has many negative effects on the body....   [tags: Legal Drinking Age]
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Public Speaking in Legal Employment Field - ... Through persuasion the objective is to create change in a belief or position or cause an action to be taken (James and Field 2013). ‘Perception and memory are malleable and susceptible to persuasion’ (Clements 2013) and can be targeted by a lawyer to bring about the desired belief through persuasion; to believe the lawyer’s version of events or to discredit the opponent. Humour can be used as a strategic tactic of persuasion, ‘an effective tool in destroying an opponent’s credibility’ (Hobbs 2007 p 124) which is often the objective in a court case....   [tags: arguments, rethoric, legal practitioner] 1051 words
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It's Time To Lower the Legal Drinking Age - In the United States there have been many deaths due to alcohol. If it were not for the lack of education of alcohol abuse, many of the accidents could be prevented. The U.S’s biggest problem that Americans are facing is underage drinking. In our society we see many young teenagers that begin to drink at an early age of 10. They want to experience it without knowing the health risk factors that are associated with alcohol. There are many problems occurring because of alcohol abuse. In America the misuse of alcohol causes many teenagers to experience alcohol poisoning, alcohol dependency in the long run, and accidents....   [tags: Lowering the Legal Drinking Age] 2049 words
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The Golden Tread Speech by Viscount Sankey: Legal Burden - As goes the famous ‘golden thread’ speech given by Viscount Sankey in Woolmington v DPP ; “No matter what the charge or where the trial, the principle that the prosecution must prove the guilt of the prisoner is part of the common law of England and no attempt to whittle it down can be entertained.” In simpler terms, the general rule above is that the prosecution carries a legal burden to prove the elements of the offence and that the accused only need to raise a defense on a burden that is merely evidential....   [tags: legal, insanity, statutory, offense] 2677 words
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Rape and the Corrupt Legal System of the American Colonies - The meaning and penalties of rape have progressed throughout the history of America to ensemble the mindset of the time. Records show that a man in the seventeenth century was convicted of attempted rape if "he used enticement and then force toward a woman, driven by the sinful lusts that raged within him...and he allowed her...to scare or fight him off" (Dayton 238). Unfortunately, this definition was not always taken at face value. The leading men of the seventeenth century, likely white men, reformed this definition in a variation of ways to work in their favor when suspected of rape....   [tags: legal issues, colonial times]
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Should the Legal Drinking Age Be Lowered to 18? - ... According to USNews, more than 50 high-quality scientific studies all found the 21 law saves lives, both on and off the road. (USnews) Changing the drinking age to a younger age would mean that it’s easier for kids to get it. Binge drinking is already a problem on college campuses. Lowering the age would bring the problem onto high school campuses as well. It’s giving teens the wrong ability to make bad decisions at an early age. Binge drinking has many consequences that are health related such as alcohol poisoning, unintentional pregnancies and injuries, intentional injuries, brain damage and liver disease.(MADD) One of the biggest concerns about drinking is drunk driving.(4prevention)...   [tags: underage drinking, legal age] 596 words
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Legal Research, Writing, And Analysis - In this essay we will discuss the process of legal research, writing, and analysis. The subject matter will be presented in a clear, concise and objective manner. The textbook that we will be referencing is "Gilbert Law Summaries: Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis" 10th ed, BarBri Group, 2006. The US court system consists of a trial court, an appellate court, and a supreme or high court. The trial court is the first to hear the facts of a case and has original jurisdiction. The appellate court hears cases whose resolution is disputed by the losing party in the trial court....   [tags: Law Legal] 1457 words
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The Purpose of Tort Law in the Irish Legal System - In this essay I will endeavour to outline what the intended purpose of tort law is in the Irish legal system and how it has come about over centuries. I will include a brief outline of the meaning of tort law and the different kinds of Tort, I will also include a brief summary of the sister laws of tort, that being criminal and contract law. The word tort is the equivalent of the French word that means ‘wrong’. This word ‘tort’ was derived from the Latin word ‘tortum’, translated this means twisted, crooked or wrong....   [tags: legal issues, english law, normans]
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The Legal Classification of Men and Women - Usually sex classifications were challenged by women who felt they deprived of equal legal treatment, but they were also challenged by men who felt women were given unfair legal protection. Originally, most of the gender specific legislation in the United States was passed because stereotypes regarding women pervaded the mentalities of many of our nation's lawmakers. Slowly the government realized that women had been sealed into the domestic sphere and attempted to reverse this discrimination by giving women special compensations....   [tags: Social Justice Legal Essays] 869 words
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Decriminalization of Cannabis would be legal - Marijuana Legal or Illegal Cannabis, sold as marijuana, hashish and hash oil, is the most frequently used illicit drug in Canada. Roughly one in four Canadian adults report having used cannabis at some time in their lives. Cannabis use has been on the rise among young people. “For example, a 1997 Addiction Research Foundation survey found that 25 per cent of Ontario junior high school students used cannabis in the previous year, up from 13 per cent in 1993.” (cannabae) Knowing this, should the United States legalize cannabis....   [tags: hash legal, persuasive essay] 901 words
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Legal Issues In Reduction Of Workforce - July 2007 Legal Issues in Reduction of Workforce Candidates Key Concepts of employment law Brian Carter Discrimination based on disabilities: The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits employer discrimination against job applicants or employees based on whether the employee had a disability in the past or whether the employee has any disabilities or is being regarded as having a disability. Physical and mental impairment includes physical disorders or conditions, disease, disfigurement, amputation affecting a vital body system, psychological disorders, mental retardation, mental illness, and learning disabilities....   [tags: Legal Case Study] 1111 words
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Natural Crimes and Legal Crimes - Natural Crimes and Legal Crimes Crime is an act in violation of a law, unlawful activity, an unjust, senseless, a disgraceful act or condition. A natural crime is an act that is harmful to the society in which one lives. Natural crimes are crimes in any society at any age, and whether or not the crimes are committed by people who are in authority or not. Crimes are forms of unloving behavior that cannot and should not be overlooked. Any natural crime against an individual is a crime against the entire society....   [tags: Crime Legal System Society] 1071 words
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Why the Legal Drinking Age Should Go back down to 18 Again - Did you know that the legal age for drinking alcohol was eighteen years of age until 1987. In 1987 the legal drinking age became twenty-one years of age. Shouldn’t the legal consumption age amongst Americans be dropped to the permitted age of adulthood, eighteen years. At the age of eighteen years old, any individual can walk down the aisle without their parent’s consent and can move out of their custodian's house and live on their own. Why should the government dictate what these adults can do when it comes to their choice to consume alcohol....   [tags: legal adulthood, alcohol consumption]
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Advertisements are not Legal Agreements - Abstract This paper examines the elements of a legal contract and how advertisements are not viewed as legal contracts in most cases. It will review the case of Leonard vs. Pepsico to determine what happens when an advertisement is viewed as a valid offer and responded to with such view. How rewards and auctions are viewed in legal terms. Finally, how this applies to the creative idea to boost tourism by auctioning Bigtown on eBay. Elements of a Legal Contract In order to have a contract that is legally binding, it must be valid and involves at least two parties....   [tags: Legal Law Contracts] 924 words
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Moral and Legal Lessons from Washington v. Glucksberg - Washington v. Glucksberg is a legal/medical case regarding end-of-life issues. A few questions that arose were about autonomy, dignity, legalities, privacy, personal rights versus constitutional rights, morality, and theology. It is about what is moral but not necessarily what is morality in a legal or constitutional sense. Smith (2008), purports in Michigan Law Review, that there is no clear instruction about the relation of law and morality in Washington v. Glucksberg or Vacco v. Quill (Glucksberg-Quill) this coming from the Supreme Court (p....   [tags: Legal, Medical Case, End of Life Issues, Case]
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The United States Should Lower the Legal Drinking Age to Eighteen - The United States’ minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) of twenty one is almost a perfect example of a policy with unrealistic expectations and serious unintended consequences. The current policy that the United States has in effect criminalizes youth who consume alcohol at less than twenty one years of age. Young adults are going to drink under twenty one, so why shouldn’t the United States lower the MLDA to eighteen. Following Prohibition in 1933, many states made their MLDA twenty one. During the 1960’s and 1970’s, many states lowered it to eighteen to match the drafting age (Alcohol Policy MD)....   [tags: Legal Drinking Age]
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Negligence and Intentional Tort Liability in Critter Sitters Legal Case - Negligence and Intentional Tort Liability in Critter Sitters Legal Case Jason as an employee of Critter Sitters falls under the doctrine of respondeat superior. This rule of law imposes vicarious liability or secondhand liability on the Critter Sitters when Jason through negligence lost control of the dog in the lobby (Twomey & Jennings, 2014, p. 832). June was knocked to the ground while Jason was acting within the scope of his employment duties (Twomey & Jennings, 2014, p. 833). Furthermore, Critter Sitters is also vicariously liable for the intentional act of Jason when he kicked June in retaliation for complaining because they are answerable for the manner in which its agents conduct th...   [tags: Legal Case Review, Law]
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The Legal Strategy of Alumina, Inc. - Our team was tasked with advising Alumina, Inc., the aluminum maker in the simulation that had one Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compliance violation in five years and is being threatened in a million-dollar personal injury lawsuit. The team is to recommend a strategy in the lawsuit defense and advise whether to settle the dispute or defend the company's position in court as if we were acting as the CEO of the company. We will also discuss the pitfalls of other areas of corporate government regulation in addition to environmental controls....   [tags: Business Legal Liability Analysis Strategy] 1981 words
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Marijuana Should Not Be Legal - Should marijuana be legal. This issue has been argued by people throughout the past few years. Marijuana has been illegal since the early 1900’s, but scientists have recently figured out that there are some uses of marijuana that could benefit people in need, people who are suffering, and people who have diseases such as arthritis. Many people in our society try to persuade the government to legalize the use of marijuana. In the article “Should Marijuana be Legal?” ‘Soon We Will Know…’ by Dr. James L....   [tags: James Goddard, should marijuana be legal]
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Overview of Data Encryption and Legal Issues - Overview of Data Encryption and Legal Issues What is encryption and why do we need it. The concept of encrypting information has been popular for hundreds of years. Revolutionaries, scientists, political activists and lovers have utilized this technique to maintain privacy and confidentiality in their communications. As kids, we would take our secret messages and shift the letters of the alphabet by a specific number to create an encrypted message. For example, by shifting the letters of the alphabet by three we could change the word cyberlaw to fbehuodz....   [tags: Privacy Legal Essays] 2221 words
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Marijuana Should Be Legal For Medical Purposes - Marijuana is a cannabis drug that may be used for medical purposes. It was used to soothe malaria and constipation in many Asian countries including India and China (Ashton). It has the capability to relieve the pain of a serious sickness like malaria as well as a common every day stomach sickness like constipation. Marijuana has also been used therapeutically for the common disease asthma (Ashton). It “exert[s] a bronchodilator action on the small airways” therefore allowing a person to breathe better (Ashton)....   [tags: medical marijuana should be legal ] 2143 words
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Legal Contracts - CONTRACTS MGMT 217 INTRODUCTION: IN GENERAL, THERE ARE FOUR REQUIREMENTS FOR A CONTRACT: 1. MUTUAL CONSENT GENERALLY EVIDENCED BY AN OFFER AND AN ACCEPTANCE; 2. CONSIDERATION; 3. TWO OR MORE PARTIES HAVING LEGAL CAPICITY TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT; AND 4. AN OBJECT OF THE AGREEMENT THAT IS NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW. EXPRESS AND IMPLIED-IN-FACT CONTRACTS QUASI CONTRACTS MANIFESTATIONS OF ASSENT: GENERALLY EVIDENCED BY AN OFFER AND AN ACCEPTANCE OFFERS 1. GENERAL RULE: AN OFFER IS DEFINED AS A COMMUNICATION WHICH GIVES THE RECIPIENT OF THE COMMUNICATION THE POWER TO CONCLUDE A CONTRACT BY ACCEPTING....   [tags: Legal essays] 873 words
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Legal Case Study - Legal Case Study In this case both Bill and Brenda are experiencing legal problems regarding their contracts of employment. I have been asked to advice both of them on the law of restrictive covenants. In this essay I aim to provide clear advice on how they should over come their problems. 2 Restrictive Covenants Restrictive covenants is where the ability to work after you leave a job is constrained. Where ever the person in question pleases to work, who they please to work for or if the new position is connected to the field of work with their previous employer is forbidden under restrictive covenants....   [tags: Employment Law Legal Labor] 1464 words
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Alumina Legal Analysis - Alumina Legal Analysis Regulatory and legislative compliance is a critical element for the success of any American company. The regulatory environment can be extremely challenging and diverse depending on the nature of the business and the applicable oversight agencies responsible for monitoring and enforcing key regulations. One of the most daunting, yet vital regulatory agencies policing American businesses is the Environmental Protection Agency, which is charged with “protecting human health and the environment” (Environmental Protection Agency, 2008)....   [tags: Business Legal Analysis] 1802 words
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Legal Process Paper - Introduction Based on the proposed scenario, if John, the employee of the private sector organization wants to file a discrimination complaint, there are specific procedures, which need to be taken. This procedure has been designed to lead, instruct, and protect both the employee and the employer from unnecessary litigation or the lack thereof. Discrimination Complaint and Civil Litigation Processes from the EEOC to the U.S. Supreme Court In the Proposed scenario, John must begin the civil litigation process at the beginning with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)....   [tags: Equal Employment Legal Law] 822 words
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Legal Process Paper - Legal Process Paper John’s first step in the process is to go online or visit the nearest EEOC office. There they have an assessment system consisting of two parts. To determine if the EEOC is the appropriate agency to give John help, Part one asks general questions about the complaint. John will be asked if he wants to complete Part two after he answers the Part one questions which will ask more specific questions about his situation and will allow him to submit this information to the EEOC for follow-up....   [tags: Employment Law Legal ] 1229 words
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Legal Case Study - Introduction Tins must be advised with information that will enlighten her to her options but first we must understand facts and the issues in the case, then information about the legal issues will be presented and then the determination of whether Tina has suffered actual loss or damages and also depict other possible actions that she can take and then a summary describing all of her actions that she can take. Case In Tina’s case the relevant information is; • Tina is looking to buy a house and asks Simon about the safety of the garage, Simon says “don’t worry about that....   [tags: Law Legal Case] 1582 words
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Legal Studies on Violence Against Women - Violence against women has been occurring throughout society since the dawn of time. It is hard for the law to stop it going on because the women are either to scared to come forward or the women feel it is their fault so they deserve the beating. This sort of violence is predominately in homes and between families. In many ways it would be quite hard for the legal system to stop it because not a lot of people know that it is going on. However the legal system has done some work to stop violence against women....   [tags: Domestic Violence Abuse Court Legal] 1874 words
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The Legal Drinking Age Must Be Lowered Now - In the United States, the legal drinking age for all 50 States and the District of Columbia is 21 years of age. The drinking age is 21 because the powers that control our government decided that when one becomes 21, one is magically transformed into a responsible person capable of handling the burden that comes with the right to consume alcohol. The drinking age is too high in this country. Why enact laws to prohibit an act that will be ignored by many of our peers. The opposition may say that the higher drinking age discourage teenagers and young adults from consuming alcohol....   [tags: Legal Drinking Age] 661 words
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Miranda Rights in Our Legal System - Does the Miranda Rights benefit the defendant too much where as the courts throw out voluntary confessions. The Fifth Amendment clearly states "No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia. (U.S Constitution Fifth Amendment) When arresting citizens, officers must inform the individual of his or her rights or the statement that was said will be disregarded in the court of law....   [tags: Court Legal System Miranda Rights Incrimination] 1956 words
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To Be Legal - To Be Legal Marijuana smokers are generally mildly intoxicated, giggle, laugh, bother no one, and have a good time. They do not stagger or fall, and wouldn’t ordinarily attempt to harm anyone. It has not been proven that smoking marijuana leads to crimes of a violent nature or to crimes of a sexual nature. Smoking marijuana has no unpleasant after-affects, no dependence is developed on the drug, and the practice can easily be stopped at any time. So why is marijuana illegal. Although marijuana usage is frowned upon by society, marijuana can be used for industrial, recreational, and even medical purposes....   [tags: essays research papers] 749 words
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Legal and Ethical Issues Encountered in Health and Social Care: Elderly People with Dementia in Residential Home. - This assignment will identify and evaluate the legal and ethical issues within the health and social care for elderly people with dementia and living in residential homes. It will address the difference between the legal and ethical issues and the impact it has on the person suffering from the disease, their family and the role that the professionals have in decision making for the individual’s wellbeing. Dementia is a disease which causes mental debility and affects one’s way of intelligent, attentiveness, recollection and problem-solving (NHS, 2013)....   [tags: health, social, cause, ethical, issues. legal] 1317 words
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A Comparison of Outsiders in Their Eyes Were Watching God and Legal Alien - Outsiders in Their Eyes Were Watching God and Legal Alien In Pat Mora's poem, "Legal Alien," the author describes her biracial character as being "viewed by Anglos as perhaps exotic, / perhaps inferior, definitely different, / viewed by Mexicans as alien," a description which highlights the situation encountered by people who strive to be prestigious individuals by floating between cultures and who consequently fail to be a part of any particular group (Mora 9-11). Often the individuals are biologically trapped between two probable lives, and they forge ahead to meet the opportunity of possibly belonging to the higher society while they degrade the small culture which has weaned t...   [tags: Eyes Watching God Legal Alien Essays]
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The Legal Atmosphere - Throughout the novel The woman in White, the novelist Wilkie Collins makes evident the weight of British Due Process in the life of the characters and the happenings of the story. A series of civil wrongs dictate the turning points of the novel. The law and its execution are presented to the reader from the beginning, in the style of witnesses testimonies , that as been collected and brought to court by Walter Hartright in what we could call the legal arena of Glyde v. Glyde. “the events which fill these pages might have claimed their share of the public attention in a court of justice” (9)....   [tags: Literary Analysis, The Woman in White] 1157 words
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The Legal System - In my opinion the purpose of the legal system involves many things. The legal system provides everyone a fair and equal trail in the eyes of the law without prejudice. You are innocent until proven guilty and judged by a jury of your peers. The legal system helps to derive, enact, and enforce laws to protect society and ensure domestic tranquility. Victims can get the justice they deserve when someone disrupts their daily lives and generates physical, mental, and/or emotional pain. The Legal Studies Academy at First Colonial High School will teach me things I never knew and help me to become the best lawyer I can be....   [tags: Law Enforcement]
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The Legal Structures - ... 1) Must be a different business than another LLC in the state. 2) Must include LLC in the name of your business. 3) Can not include restricted words by your state when you register your business. A highly recommended action to take when forming an LLC, is to create an Operating Agreement. This agreement, structures your finances, provides rules and regulations for smooth operations. It also includes, percentage of interests, allocation of profits and losses, and members rights and responsibilities....   [tags: small business administration]
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The United State Legal System and Legal Practitioner - Introduction: Legal Practitioner Definitively established through constitutional writings and unquestionably recognized in historical court cases, laws within the United States have been effectively interpreted, defended, and protected by law practitioner from every culture, ethnicity, and race. Justifying the innocence’s defense falls upon the highly motivating and extremely enthusiastic individuals that practice, preserve, and protect the laws and governance created by federal, state, and local governments....   [tags: criminal justice, parlegal, attorney]
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Legal Issues In Reduction Of Workforce Paper - FastServe Inc. is a $25 million company in the direct marketing of sports apparel industry. The company has 350 employees. In an effort to concentrate sales on America's sports oriented generation Y clientele, the company made a strategic move into an online sales approach. With this strategic move, FastServe moved 10% of its employees to manage the online stores and try to increase sales. The company also created and implemented a program for the websites that served as virtual mannequins, called ‘3-D drape-n-see'....   [tags: Business Legal Workforce] 1824 words
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It is Time to Make Prostitution Legal - ... All in all, If the prostitution be legalized, it will good for the society to development in a harmonious way, because prostitution is an activity that will not harm anyone, legalizing prostitution will serve the society in a better way. Legalizing prostitution will also help in improving the health care and social condition. In this case, we can see legalizing prostitution can bring so many benefits to our society. Having sex is not a crime, exchange of money is not also a crime because there is nothing wrong in exchange of money between two persons....   [tags: oldest profession, crime reduction] 1224 words
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The Cost of a Legal Education - Introduction A higher education in law is not only competitive, but it is also very expensive. As a prelaw undergraduate student, I plan to go to law school in the next two years. However, I am looking at what is the possibility of attending law school without the financial support of heavy student loans. Based on the academic journals that I have read, the cost of a higher education in law is constantly raising. Majority of the students that are currently attending law schools have high student loans to pay back once they graduate....   [tags: value of a judicial degree]
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The Theoretical Perspective of Legal Realism - The theoretical perspective of legal realism emphasises what the law is, it reasons that the law can meaningfully instruct people to act in certain social contexts, and for this reason can guide behaviours of those who seek to obey its commands. The theory operates on a premise that it adheres to often by most laymen and many who have legal training where ‘the law’ is concerned with and is intrinsically tied to the real-world outcomes of particular cases. Legal Realism remains influential and has been remarkably successful in changing the terms of legal discourse and in undermining the idea of a self-regulating legal system....   [tags: scholarly analysis of judging] 1209 words
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Responsibility in The Legal Environment of Business - ... Like stated on page 296 in The Legal Environment of Business: 1. The product must be in a defective condition when the defendant sells it. 2. The defendant normally must be engaged in the business of selling that product. 3. The product must be unreasonably dangerous to the user or consumer because of its effective condition. 4. The plaintiff must incur physical harm to self or property by use or consumption of the product. 5. The defective condition must be the proximate cause of the injury or damage The goods must not have been substantially changed from the time the product was sold to the time the injury was sustained....   [tags: Litisha’s injuries]
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Should It Be Legal to Buy a Kidney? - If prices are reasonable, would you sell your kidney to a person in struggle of life and death. Receiving a kidney from a donor is legal in almost all countries, however it is not legal to buy one for transplantation. We can live perfectly fine and healthily with only one kidney, but if both kidneys happen to fail, that is when a transplant or dialysis is needed. Located under your ribcage and on each side of your spine, Kidneys are two organs, shaped as the size of your fist, that are an essential part of the urinary system....   [tags: organ market and transplants] 775 words
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What is the Legal Definition of Bullying - When one thinks of bullying, schoolchildren and their, sometimes abusive, behavior often comes to mind. Their is no real debate about the effects of bullying on both the bully and the victim. However, what is never really considered is the effect bullying has on the law. The New Oxford American Dictionary (Stevenson & Lindberg, 2010) defines ‘bullying’ as “[the] use [of] superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants.” This will be the definition used as there is no legal definition of bullying....   [tags: cyberbullying, bullying law, anti bullying]
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The Movement for Legal Protection for the Disable - Introduction On college campuses throughout the country there are many subgroups that can be identified as minorities. A growing and more recently recognized minority is that of students with learning disabilities. As defined by the Learning Disability Association of America, a learning disability is “a neurological condition that interferes with an individual’s ability to store, process and produce information.” Institutions must follow specific laws and regulations in place to ensure that the rights of individuals with learning disabilities are upheld....   [tags: minorities, rehabilitation, subgroups] 2266 words
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An Overview of Legal Code - In today’s society there is an outrageous amount of people. The population of the world is slowly increasing day by day. Studies have shown that by the year 2050, the world population will reach close to ten billion people (International Programs, n.d.). In a world this populated, people must adjust themselves in order to accommodate the rest of society. This can be a stressful task for many people. In circumstances such as these, disputes arise amongst citizens and some may even begin to act in a reckless manner....   [tags: ancient egypt, modern societies]
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The Purpose of Feminist Legal Theory - Appearance, however it doesn’t determine moral, psychological, and social manner. To sum it up feminist legal theory purses to deliver how the law played a role in women’s previous lower ranked status and focuses on changing women’s previous status by a revising of the law and taking alternate approaches towards sex and gender. Last but not least Professor Nicola Lacey’s “general principle” supports what the purpose of feminist legal theory is. Professor Nicola Lacey talks about gendered assumptions present in the general principle, in other word saying that the laws are very extensive and results in undetailed analysis of the difference between men and women (Susan Brophy, 2014, Lecture 8A)...   [tags: feminism, sex workers,bedford case]
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Should Prostitution Be Legal in the USA? - Should prostitution be legal in the United States. Nevada is currently the only state in the nation to legalize prostitution. They exercise this right in the form of regulated brothels. The power to legalize prostitution is a state power; however, most states have chosen not to legalize this service. Some view prostitution as a business, selling goods and services to make a profit, but others view it as morally wrong. Most people think selling one’s body for money should not be promoted, but others simply see prostitution as business....   [tags: Regulated Brothels, Eroticism]
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The Evolution of the Islamic Legal System - EVOLUTION OF LEGAL SYSTEM ACROSS THE WORLD : ISLAMIC LEGAL SYSTEM The development of law was started before history was recorded with laws advanced one by one as question were settled actually, the improvement of standards in the public area originated before both courts and the composed law for many years, standards and practice legitimate frame work alone requested human excercises the force of standard law is found in the way that it is reflected in the behaviour of individuals to each other the furher a social order moves far from standards and private law frameworks the more terrific the requirement the requirement of laws correctively upheald by the state Since we are discussing the...   [tags: supression, regulations, rights] 611 words
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Ethical and Legal issues in ICT - Ethical and Legal issues in ICT • Introduction The consistent use of information and communication technology (ICT) in modern world enables us for countless opportunities for individuals, institutions, business organisations and scientists, but it also raises difficult ethical and legal problems. In particular, ICT helped to make societies more complex and thus even harder to understand. The use of ICT has led to changes in concepts: ownership, buying and selling, right to possession, theft, justice in the distribution of resources and access rights....   [tags: Information, Communication, Technology]
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The Debate of Abortion Being Legal - ... They would a lot of times go through drastic measures, such as inserting coat hangers or swallowing strong drugs, which endangered their lives to try and end their pregnancy. This secret world of illegal abortions was very expensive and extremely frightening. Doctors or people who claimed to be doctors, still performed abortions but only if they were to be well rewarded. “In the 1960s, abortionists often turned women away if they could not pay $1,000 or more in cash. Some male abortionists insisted on having sexual relations before the abortion.” (illegal abortion section) Later in the 1960s, the inspiration of the antiwar and civil right movements helped women begin to fight for t...   [tags: termination of pregnancy, pro-life] 1181 words
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Torture Is Legal, Moral and Necessary - Ever since the attack on the world trade center, Americans have become more aware of their surroundings and possible scenarios that could take place anytime and anywhere. After 9/11 the U.S. military began more sophisticated interrogations on individuals that could possibly lead to terrorism outbreaks by using the most effective way which is torture to ensure that the safety and lives of Americans is not threatened. Through the use of torture by our military, the U.S. has been able to interfere the use of terrorism, obtain important information and save numbers of U.S....   [tags: Human Torture Essays]
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What is International Legal Personality? - It is of rudimental importance in order to consider whether an entity such as the Microsoft Corporation, the Palestinian entity and whether an individual accused of genocide are endowed with international legal personality and the extent to which it is. The evolution of public international law has led to entities other than states to be admitted recognition as subjects of international law, although states and state like entities have full legal personality, subjects of public international law other than state like entities have been given partial personality....   [tags: international law, palestinians, united nations] 1794 words
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Legal Developments in Western Civilization - ... His concept of justice was reflected in the biblical principle characterized by “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.” The code always sought exact equivalencies when dealing out punishments, which in a modern perspective resulted in unjust sentencing. Hammurabi also established property and family law by listing the guidelines for land ownership and the rights which were to be awarded to renters and tenants. The Code also lists government responsibilities which include protecting environmental resources, preventing abuse of debtors, set wages, and protecting the quality of consumer goods....   [tags: Hammurabi Code, Twelve Tables, Magna Carta] 849 words
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Legal Prostitution in the United States - It is rather odd to think that prostitution, which is considered to be the world’s oldest profession, would be illegal and harmful in nature. The issue of legalizing prostitution has entered public conversation around the world, which is severely divided. Many, like myself, consider prostitution to be a victimless crime. Despite such opposition to legalizing prostitution, many argue that legalizing it would result in decreased morality issues, increase the economic activity in the United States, and help decrease the number of sexually transmitted diseases among both prostitutes and those who patronize them, The most common argument against the legalization of prostitution is that it esta...   [tags: Sex Crimes]
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Legal Drugs? The Problems of Alcohol - Heroin, Cocaine, and Marijuana are all recognizable variations of drugs. “A drug is a chemical substance that affects the central nervous system, causing changes in behavior and often addition” (“American” 431). The affects a drug can have on the central nervous system as well as other parts of the body can be very devastating, but bodily damage is just one result of drug use. When a person abuses a drug it can cause them to act in a way that hurts themselves or others often resulting in problems at work, marital issues, child abuse, or even murder....   [tags: Drugs, Cocaine, Marijuana]
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The Legal Underpinnings of Business Law - In the world we live in today lawsuits are prevalent and being sued by someone could cause the business to fold. It would be wise for one to obtain all the knowledge before starting a business and it is a reason why people use the term “knowledge is power” (Clarkson & Miller, 2012). As individuals, when we lack knowledge we perform practices unknowingly which could lead to major lawsuits. Ownership of a business can be formed as sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation. Potential great profit is the reason most people want to start and some do start corporations....   [tags: corporations, companies]
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Euthanasia Should Be Legal and Inexpensive - The word euthanasia literally means “good death” (General History), and as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary, “the means of bringing about a gentle and easy death.” Euthanasia has been mostly forbidden throughout history; however, the actions of easy death have been applied since ancient ages for people who have been suffering from terminal illnesses (General History). It’s not consistent to tell people they have a right to live their life while denying them the means, manner, or information necessary for them to give away this life (Should)....   [tags: Pro Assisted Suicide, Right to Die]
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Should Abortion be Legal or Illegal? - Sometimes life can be incredible to define, how do we define life. Should we define life from an existential point of view or should it be organic in nature. Can man just be narrowed down to his existence on the biological chain. Or is man a higher being based on his ability to make thoughts, suppositions and higher definitions. Is a person not defined from an identity of self, their consciousness of being alive. Who knows if animals also have thoughts or understand their own existence. Maybe they see themselves in the light of what they are....   [tags: life, death, abortion] 1649 words
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