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The Role of Paralegals in the Legal System - ... At the Summit Law Firm the number of caseload is growing and with that comes the chance that something falls in between the cracks. When a doctor performs surgery and leaves a scalpel or a sponge inside the patient chances are there is going to be a medical malpractice lawsuit, although uncommon legal malpractice suits do exist. Sally Greer the Civil Case Manager for the Firm told me about the deadlines that cannot be missed in civil cases like Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, and Social Security....   [tags: Legal Assistant]
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Lowering the Legal Drinking Age - Legal Age Drinking 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....   [tags: Legal Drinking Age] 2049 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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The Legal Strategy of Alumina, Inc. - 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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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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Cannabis Should Be Legal For Medical Purposes - Missing Works Cited 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 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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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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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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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 them from birth....   [tags: Eyes Watching God Legal Alien Essays]
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The Legal Atmosphere - ... Eng. L.S.A. (405), first thing that is required of and expert in a tribunal. The legal veracity of The Woman in White is not only portrayed in the way the characters speak to the reader, but in the interactions among them. On second level, Collins writes legal discussions among the characters that reflect the veracity of the world where they live. One of many passages that show the Legal atmosphere of the novel. Once it is discovered that Marian Halcombe sickness is not a mere fever, but caused by typhus – contrary to Mr....   [tags: Literary Analysis, The Woman in White] 1157 words
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The Legal System - ... You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, one will be appointed to you. Do you understand your rights?” There are other forms of the Miranda Rights, though. Such as, some say, “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to have an attorney present now and during any future questioning. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to you free of charge if you wish. Do you understand each of the rights I have explained to you?” The Miranda Rights came from a court case, being, Miranda v....   [tags: Law Enforcement]
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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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legal case - MEMORANDUM INTRODUCTION You have asked me to determine whether our client Diana Lewis committed unauthorized practice of law by providing her services. I have done research on statutes and cases. This memorandum will address the issue of this case, California Bar’s claim, and Ms. Lewis’s possible defense. STATEMENT OF FACTS In May 2001, Diana Lewis earned her Associate of Art degree and Paralegal Certificate from City College of San Francisco. In June 2001, Ms. Lewis opened her business to prepare legal paperwork for clients involved in uncontested divorces....   [tags: essays research papers] 1052 words
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Legal Agreement - Legal Agreement Geoff is the owner of a 1927 Bentley car, which he is renovating to its original condition with considerable help from his brother, Paul. When the work is nearly completed, Geoff decides to get married and can no longer keep the car. He discusses the situation with Paul and they agree that in consideration of all the work Paul has done on the car, Paul can have it for £2,000 (which is far less than the car is worth)....   [tags: Papers] 960 words
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Legal Implications - Legal Implications “The social commitment of the physician is to sustain life and relieve suffering. Where the performance of one duty conflicts with the other, the preferences of the patient should prevail” (AMA). The case of Karen Quinlan extrapolated beyond the trivial cases of patient autonomy, in which the patient’s wishes are known or well communicated, and introduced us to a realm of patient autonomy that, at the time, had not been thoroughly explored. Although it was alleged that Karen had “on at least three occasions made statements that if she were in a hopeless medical condition she would not want her life prolonged by…extraordinary medical measures,” no concrete proof of these statements or wishes existed (Armstrong)....   [tags: Physician Assisted Suicide Medical Ethics Essays]
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Aborts are Legal - Abortion is not easy decision, but women has made that choice for hundreds years, for many different reasons. Since 1973 abortions are legal in the United States, but we have some people who still are disagree with this position. They are talking about religion, that children are viewed as a gift from the Lord, about the health, and about the moral side of the issue. Should a fetus have rights equal or superior to woman’s. We can find many reasons for abortions and against it, but I think women have the legal right to make their own decision....   [tags: essays research papers] 843 words
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Legal Prostitution - Prostitution has long been considered as illegal. But is it necessary to do so. It is said that prostitution causes inconvenience and troubles to general public. However, the act that considers prostitution as illegal causes inconvenience and troubles to prostitutes either. Does general public has the right to live without prostitution nearby, which will prevent prostitutes from making money with their 'resources', or do prostitutes have the right to make money with their 'resources', which will prevent general public from living in 'an more enjoyable' environment....   [tags: essays research papers] 385 words
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Should It Be Legal - Should it be Legal. In 1978 the state legislator of New Mexico made a law allowing physicians to prescribe marijuana to patients suffering from nausea caused by chemotherapy, much of this due to the efforts of a cancer patient by the name of Lynn Pierson. The Federal government modified the law to make it comply with IND regulations requiring a research program. The FDA also demanded many studies and required the doctors to fill out many pages of forms for every patient and documenting their progress, slowing the process to a stand still....   [tags: essays research papers] 1103 words
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Legal Studies - Legal Studies Essay Joey Agerholm Exclusion clauses determine the liability of something that might go wrong within a contract. They are used by sellers as an attempt to avoid or limit their liability. The seller has the advantage over the buyer who must agree to the clauses to purchase the product/service. Because of the buyers disadvantage the court takes such cases, involving exclusion clauses, very seriously, and the content of the clauses are carefully interpreted. With the current Trade Practises Act and the Fair Trading Act the standard form of business contract is adequate and effective in protecting the buyer....   [tags: essays research papers] 1166 words
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Legal Obligations - Legal Obligations Having established that the defendant owes the plaintiff a duty of care (and in this case it is assumed that this has been established), it will next be necessary for the courts to decide whether the defendant has breached that duty. This first involves an assessment by the court of how, in the circumstances, the defendant ought to have behaved; what standard of care should he have exercised. This standard is that of the ordinary and reasonable citizen and not that of the defendant himself: an especially careful defendant will not be held liable because he fell short of his own high standards, however, a defendant whose personal conception of what is reasonable fails to match that of the court will have no defence based on his belief that he acted carefully....   [tags: Papers] 2224 words
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UCF Legal Services - Sarah was overtaking a truck on the highway and accelerated above the speed limit as the highway patrol caught her for speeding. “You were doing 84 in a 65, can I have your license, registration, and proof of insurance please?” the officer asked impatiently. “Yeah, but I was really only overtaking the long truck, I had no intention of purposely speeding, can I just get a warning please?” Sarah asked as she handed the officer what he asked for. “I don't do warnings and I need my money, I will be right back.” Many minutes went by as Sarah nervously waited to receive her first traffic ticket, in over three years of driving....   [tags: Student Services] 1321 words
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Legal Aspects of Procurement Management - ... There must be an offer executed from one party (Fleming, 2003). 5. There must be acceptance of that offer by the other party (Fleming, 2003). 6. An adjustment of an offer, a partial concurrence only, will justify a rejection of the original offer, and must form a new offer; the process of developing a contract does not take place until there is an offer that is accepted (Fleming, 2003). 7. There must be mutual agreement by all parties involved the parties must concur on the same thing (Fleming, 2003)....   [tags: Project Management]
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Telehealth: Ethical and Legal Challenges - ... When these records are in EHR form, this means that they must have access to their EHRs as well. Service providers must structure their services in such a way as to accommodate newly emerging patient rights [3]. Furthermore, there are ethical and legal issues in the liability of telehealth, such as in cases of home telehealth, which turns patients and/or their caregivers into co-participants in the delivery of health care. If medical interventions are based on the assumption of the accuracy of the data that are provided, how should responsibility be apportioned if patients make mistakes in taking readings or if they misreport values, or if they accidentally interfere in the automated measurements or in their transmission....   [tags: Health Care]
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Prostitution Should Be Legal - ... She noticed that their strategy was a failure because street prostitution was flourishing and only a few legal brothels made sure that consumers used condoms. Leidholdt also noticed that undocumented women and girls in the illegal brothels suffered the most. They were, “forced to endure unwanted sex with half-a-dozen customers each night, unable to protect themselves from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, deprived of travel documents, threatened with violence and deportation, and required to work off exorbitant debt that locked them into conditions of slavery” (168-169)....   [tags: Sex Industry, argumentative, persuasive]
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Legal Forms of Business - ... What are the business vulnerabilities. Risk and liabilities should be determined and accounted for in the beginning. Risk and liabilities are a significant factor in determining coverage the business owner needs. What are the initial startup expenses. Depending on the nature of the business it could be just a business license. Other types of start-up expenses could include but are not limited to legal fees, material expenses, office space and labor. If expenses are at a minimum, there is no need to secure funding or else will have to secure additional funding or obtain investments....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Abortion Should Remain Legal - A woman is walking through a dark alley. She has a bag full of cash that she scraped together and is going to see a man who will probably rip her off. This woman is not what you think, she is receiving an illegal abortion by an untrained surgeon. Many have said that abortion is a crime against humanity, taking away the innocent lives of unborn children. Though, the real crime would be to rob women of their rights and well-being. Abortions should stay legal because the absence of legal abortions will mean rise in dangerous illegal abortions, abortions are a woman’s right, and motherhood has a negative effect on women who aren’t ready....   [tags: Argumentative Essay, Persuasive Essay]
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The Italian and English Legal Systems - ... Care. J in 2004 also explains that in the inquisitorial system, the judge calls for evidence. In addition, if there is a need for an expert witness the judge decides if that should matter should be served. Subsequently, the judge initially examines the expert witness. The following example illustrates that point; the daily echo news in Italy in 2011 June reported that DaniloRestiveo was guilty of Heather Barnett murder. In this trail a jury of seven men and five women looked at reported evidence and the case for five hours before reaching their unanimous verdict....   [tags: Law]
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Why Prostitution Should Be Legal - Why should prostitution be legal. Can anybody tell me what is considered to be the world's most ancient profession. (doesn't require education, mostly involves women) Some researchers confirm that prostitution is indeed the most ancient profession, while others argue with it; however, everybody agrees that trading sex for money has existed for quite a while. According to Wikipedia, prostitution began in the 21st century BC in Near East, most likely as a religious custom, and was practiced by Greeks, Romans, China and other ancient civilizations....   [tags: Prostitution, Argument] 1411 words
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Education and Legal Status - Should a child be allowed to get an education despite his/her legal status. Three years ago, I witnessed an incident where a child was denied access to a local school because she didn’t have the relevant document needed by the school for registration. She was only nine when she migrated along with her parents to the Bahamas and her dream was to get into a primary school as soon as possible in order to pick up the necessary education needed to proceed to the next level, since she didn’t had the opportunity to get a start up education back at home....   [tags: Education] 1513 words
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America's Right to Legal Marijuana - ... It seems the public still seems to see marijuana in a negative light. If the proposal was actually passed, the people taking up much needed space in jails and prisons would clear allowing space for more harmful offenders. The majority of America’s voting population cannot see the larger picture in legalizing marijuana. Although the legalizing of marijuana is a very large issue at hand, if legalized it would help the United States tremendously, all of the nation’s population would be in agreement that if marijuana were to be legalized, the individuals charged with heinous and more serious crimes can be put away in the places marijuana offenders were....   [tags: Current Issues]
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Ethical and Legal Preparations - Abstract One of the world’s most horrible crimes is homicide. Homicide is taking the life of another human being by another human being. Homicide is classified in 3 ways justifiable, excusable, and criminal. Another crime I want to discuss is burglary. Burglary is also called breaking and entering into someone’s home or business by gaining entry with the intentions of committing an offense. Burglary is also a felony one must use force to gain entry in order for it to be considered a burglary....   [tags: Criminal Justice] 568 words
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Gay Marriage Should be Legal - ... Churches became the communal centers of society, because of the growing popularity of Christianity in Middle Age Europe. They began to govern society and started to keep a record of holy matrimonies. Several different religions immigrated to the Americas with the Europeans, but the most common theme was Christianity. Roman Catholics, Quakers, Protestants and Jews, for example, each have their own versions of the bible, but they are all based on Christian beliefs. American Christians accept the definition of marriage as being of one man and one woman, because of their religious teachings....   [tags: religion, law]
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Capital Punishment: Should it be Legal? - Capital Punishment: Should it be Legal. After the Timothy McVeigh execution over 80 percent of viewers polled supported the decision the courts made to put McVeigh to death, and even a handful of the people who supported the execution thought it was preformed in a way that was too humane. Some people say that the death penalty is the most effective way to control serious crimes such as murder, while others say that it is extremely unethical and should not be legal in a country as developed as the United States....   [tags: Capital Punishment, Death Penalty] 954 words
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Negligence in Nursing: The Legal Aspects - ... In many states, the term is reserved for malpractice claims against doctors, lawyers, architects and accountants: The concept of professional negligence applies to other professionals such as nurses. As a practical matter, although, this is often a meaningless distinction because malpractice and negligence lawsuits generally contain the same elements and carry the same potential for serious legal penalties. (Calfee, 2010, pg. 34) Who is affected. Triage is the first patients to find. The responsibilities for these nurses are high....   [tags: Nursing Profession, Nursing Career]
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Gay Marriage Should Be Legal - According to Christian belief, in the beginning, god made Adam a man and then made eve a woman. He gave Adam a woman, not a man, so that the human race can maintain. For thousands of years homosexuality has been a sin or misconduct in many, if not all, religions. We are continually beset with this controversial topic and now have reached an age in where homosexuality is more open and widely received than it has ever been before. Now, gay men and women fight for the right to be married....   [tags: Gay Lesbian Homosexual Marriage] 1630 words
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Legal Aspect of Affirmative Action - Affirmative action programs are often misunderstood. Each person has their own idea of what affirmative action really entails. This paper will provide an overview of the legal aspect of affirmative action. The differences between affirmative action programs and equal opportunity legislation will be explained. The positive arguments will be presented along with the negative arguments. The affects affirmative action has on the society of the United States will be analyzed. Finally the reactions of beneficiaries of affirmative action will be discussed....   [tags: Affirmative Action] 1298 words
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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: Drinking Age]
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Legal Prostitution in the United States - ... This point cannot be logically rejected; it must simply be accepted or rejected as an assertive statement. Given that prostitution will continue to flourish in the United States, there are many people who do not accept the religious disapproval and many more who are not willing to pay for the enforcement of these religious rules. Another argument to legalize prostitution would to be to regulated it, and take the woman off the street and place her into a safe environment, for instance: women who are in brothels in Nevada are screened monthly for STD’s and are given birth control....   [tags: Sex Crimes]
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Legal Drugs? The Problems of Alcohol - ... Worse than that, long term abuse of alcohol can cause high blood pressure, stroke, kidney damage, weight gain, and cirrhosis of the liver. “Alcohol has also been linked to various forms of cancer including stomach, mouth, and throat cancer”(Ball 47). Along with medical conditions, other problems related to alcohol abuse include not being able to meet work, school, or family responsibilities; as well as, drunken driving arrests and car crashes (Nakaya 120). Yet another problem related to alcohol abuse is violence....   [tags: Drugs, Cocaine, Marijuana]
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Prostitution Should NOT be Legal - ... Trafficking is trading, or buying a human for the purpose of slavery. This type of slavery usually includes sexual exploitation and abuse. Atlanta, Georgia is ranked third in the United States for human trafficking, and also considered as a central hub. Becky McDonnell, founder of Women at Risk states, “800,000 people are illegally trafficked every year, and 300,000 of these people are in the United States, (“Women at Risk International”). Some of these people are sold or delivered against their will, while others are persuaded into prostitution, and then trapped....   [tags: Argumentative Essays] 1064 words
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Ethical Duties of Legal Counsel - ... After assuring Rife that the information provided would remain confidential, Cicero, a former OSU football player, sent multiple e-mails to a coach at OSU, Jim Tressel. The e-mails, which defamed Rife’s character, contained details of the raid, memorabilia, Rife’s prior criminal history and furnished a warning to have the OSU players cease contact with Rife were sent unbeknownst to Rife and without permission. In this case, Cicero had a strong tie to OSU’s athletic program as a result of his formal football career with the university and Cicero was upset that the government was attempting to keep the memorabilia for themselves without considering returning it to the university....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Understanding Relevance Legal Standard - ... There are several reason evidence may be found to be legally inept or undeserving of consideration in the jury’s estimation (Britz, 2008, p. 273). When looking at relevant evidence and whether it acceptable during trial, it must meet the questioned asked by (Rule 401) of the F.R.E. According to Rule 401(Test for Relevance Evidence) of the Federal Rules of Evidence, the test relevance depends on depends on two factors. The first question ask do the Evidence have any tendency to make a fact more or less probable in the absent of the evidence and, do the fact of consequence in determining the action relate to the case(Federal Rules of Evidence)....   [tags: Justice System ]
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Communication in Legal Affairs - ... In order to facilitate decision-making processes, we must focus on clear and concise communication thereby creating an environment for all to succeed. Skip Lefauve confirms this concept when he states “Leaders get results only through the committed efforts of others….most people commit themselves to an effort only if they participate in the decision-making process” (31). For example, when an employee is asked by their manager to perform mundane task, such as run an analysis of outside counsel spend, most of the time the employee will ponder why their manager needs this report....   [tags: Management]
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Regional Variation of Legal Quality in China - ... Additionally, there are substantial variations of investment, technology and economic development across regions in China (Chen, 2004). For example, the special economic zones (SEZs) promulgated in 1979 by the central government fostered the development of the coastal areas in China through the foreign direct invest (FDI). Therefore coastal cities received a “head start” on developing an institutional environment adhered to higher quality standards than underdeveloped regions. Furthermore, Berkowitz D., Pistor K., Richard J....   [tags: Law]
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Professional, Ethical and Legal issues in nursing - ... Decision making and best interests of the patient in the care for people with mental health problems are one of the main concerns in nursing practice. Healthcare professionals should be knowledgeable enough to practice the legal code regarding decision making and protection of the patient with mental health problems (NMC, 2008). Focusing on dementia, it is not constantly possible to involve the dementia sufferers in the decision making course of their care without encouragement and assistance by healthcare provider if not considering the person’s best interests (Martin, 2009)....   [tags: Health Care] 2256 words
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The Effects of Legal Processing on Delinquent Orientations - The first two research questions that Ageton and Elliott addressed in their article, "The Effects of Legal Processing on Delinquent Orientations" where whether legal processing created or promoted increased deviant/delinquent behaviour and how strongly other extra-legal factors played into the effect of the legal processing (Ageton, 1974:89). Their data came from a previous six year long study of delinquency and dropout rates in eight California schools; they were about to take this data set and obtain several pertinent variables about self-perceived delinquency identified by the authors as "delinquent orientation" (Ageton, 1974:90)....   [tags: Article Analysis] 689 words
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The Legal Position of Jews in Medieval Germany - ... Essentially the Jews are paying to live through penalties and taxes (Adler 1969:12). The Judensteier (the Jewish tax) began to comprise the largest share of revenue for the imperial chamber (Brenner 2008:101). In 1157 Frederick I issues a charter for the ‘Jews of Worms’, confirming the aforementioned charter issued by Henry IV. It includes the rights of inviolability of property, freedom of travel without toll payments and fair legal treatment amongst others. It also contains the phrase ad cameram nostram (literally meaning the Jews of Worms ‘belong to our chamber’), which is a vital point in the development of the concept of chamber serfdom (Cohen 1994:45)....   [tags: History Jewish]
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The Ethical and Legal Concerns of Employee Monitoring - ... An employee might draw the line when it comes to the ways in which they are being monitored at work. Of course, everyone who enters the work place should know that they are being watched on the surveillance cameras. But, the problem is that employees may not be aware of the fact that their phone calls, voicemails, the amount of keystrokes that they enter into their computer, or their Internet usage could be monitored while at work. When an employee feels that their rights to privacy have been violated they may sue their company, or they might start to exhibit behavior that is not acceptable in the workplace....   [tags: Business Ethics ]
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Abortion Should Remain a Legal Option - ... But the issue of birth control does not appear, for those opposing abortion, to be a moral issue for most part. Dr. John B. Shea, who writes for Catholic Insight, argues in "Birth Control Results in More Abortions.", “That contraception has only led to a greater number of abortions” (Shea). Dr. Shea bases his conclusions on information about the effectiveness of contraceptives. In the following statement, “Some chemical "contraceptives" abort all of the time. All of them abort some of the time....   [tags: Argumentative Essay, Persuasive Essay]
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The Legal Issues Surrounding Packet Sniffing - During a conversation last year with a Houston-based network administrator, I asked, “Is wire sniffing at some random public WiFi hotspot illegal?” “No, not at all. It’s just passive…and besides, anyone stupid enough to pass their sensitive information over an unsecure network gets what they deserve.” As it turns out, he was wrong, but he’s not alone in his confusion. A quick search shows that many other people are curious about the legality of packet sniffing, but that the advice they get is contradictory....   [tags: Internet Security]
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