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Understanding Seizures - Seizures occur when abnormal signals from the brain and changes the way the body functions. Many people have seizures but they have different effects on them. Some people have a little shaking of their hands and do not lose consciousness, while others have a lot of shaking and do lose consciousness. While seizures have a range of life changing effects for adults, more needs to be focus on children. There are different kinds of seizures, each having different effects. There is the generalized seizures which is a kind of seizure that affects the entire brain.There is the partial seizures which affects part of the brain....   [tags: Epilepsy and Seizures]
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My Daughter's Seizures - My Daughter's Seizures GENERALIZED TONIC-CLONIC - (also called Grand Mal) Sudden cry, fall, rigidity, followed by muscle jerks, shallow breathing or temporarily suspended breathing, bluish skin, possible loss of bladder or bowel control, usually lasts a couple of minutes. Normal breathing then starts again. There may be some confusion and/or fatigue, followed by return to full consciousness. Comments: Protect head from injury. Turn on side to keep airway clear. Don't restrain ABSENCE - (also called Petit Mal) A blank stare, beginning and ending abruptly, lasting only a few seconds, most common in children....   [tags: Health Medical Seizures Illnesses Essays] 4161 words
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Brain Disorders: Seizures or Epilepsy - ... Another type of generalized seizure is the myoclonic spasms where repetitive muscle contractions occur, and infantile spasms in infants under age 1 characterized by a jackknife posture for frequent but short periods. Classic symptoms of generalized seizures such as grand mal include unconsciousness, convulsions and muscle rigidity. Absent seizures produce symptoms such as a brief loss of consciousness. Myoclonic seizures are characterized by sporadic, jerking movements. Clonic symptoms include repetitive jerking movements and tonic symptoms produce muscle stiffness and rigidity....   [tags: episodes, behaviors] 1203 words
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Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures - ... Childhood and juvenile absence also causes the muscle to jerk, staring into space, and eye drifting. Lennox-Gastaut syndrome causes seizures to occur frequent and in different types. Usually this syndrome directs to fall during a seizure. Seizures can be divided into two broad categories: generalized seizures and partial (focal) seizures. A physician can tell if the patient has had epilepsy by classifying the type of seizure. Generalized seizures produce electrical impulse from the entire brain where as partial seizures produce impulses in a relatively small portion of the brain....   [tags: emergency medical technician concepts]
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Categories of Primarily Generalized and Partial Seizures - ... In a simple partial seizure the individual is awake and aware of the episode. The individual may display partial body clonic movements or hallucinate (McKean, 2012). Plan The patient is admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Close monitoring for any refractory seizure activity, if seizure activity occurs and persists for five minutes or longer promptly treat with a Benzodiazepine preferably lorazepam or midazolam (Dionisio, 2012). While in the ICU T.L will receive valproic acid at maintenance dose of 15 to 20 mg/kg day given in eight hour intervals and is initiated six hours after the initial loading dose....   [tags: loss of consciousness, clonic movements, epilepsy] 1180 words
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Seizures and the Brain - ... In 1950, treatment of schizophrenia through insulin coma therapy was completely phased out due to the introduction of antipsychotic pharmaceutical treatment and inconsistent and inconclusive clinical trial results. Even though insulin shock therapy treatment was not proven definitively less effective than the pharmaceutical treatments that followed, however, the introduction of a less-evasive, less-costly, and more scientific and humane therapy directed the progression in schizophrenia treatment....   [tags: electric currents, neurotrnsmitters] 1097 words
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Use of Levetiracetam in the Treatment of Epileptic Seizures - Introduction Epilepsy is a serious global problem that affects approximately 1% of people worldwide (1). Epilepsy is a chronic condition of the central nervous system (CNS) characterized by epileptic seizures, which can affect physical and mental functions (2). Epileptic seizures are unprovoked reoccurring episodes of abnormal, excessive, or hypersynchronis neuronal activity in the CNS (2). The treatment options of epilepsy include medications called antiepileptic drugs (AED) and surgeries based on individuals’ specific diagnosis and background (1)....   [tags: treatment of epilepsy]
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Effects Valium has on Seizures - Effects Valium has on Seizures My sister is a victim of a disease called Rett Syndrome which causes her to have intense seizures. She is seventeen now and has had seizures her whole life. Having faced these for many years now, my parents have been through lots of different types of medications to help treat and control her seizures. The newest type of medication is Valium and so I though that I would take this opportunity to learn more about it and its effect on seizures. First off, it is important to understand what a seizure is....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Seizures and the Sight of God - Seizures and the Sight of God Researchers interested in the connection of the brain and religion have examined the experiences of people suffering from Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Apparently the increased electrical activity in the brain resulting from seizure activity (abnormal electrical activity within localized portions of the brain), makes sufferers more susceptible to having religious experiences including visions of supernatural beings and near death experiences (NDEs) (9). Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE) sufferers also may become increasingly obsessed with religion, the study and practice of it (1)....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Febrile Seizures - Febrile Seizures: What Every Parent Should Know 1. What is a febrile seizure. Febrile convulsions (FC) or seizures (FS) are clonic or tonic-clonic seizures that most often occur in infancy or childhood, mainly occurring between four months and six years of age, with fever but without evidence of intracranial infection, antecedent epilepsy, or other definable cause. That is why they are often referred to as "fever seizures" or "febrile seizures." Most of the time when children have a seizure, or a convulsion, it's caused by fevers with a rectal temperature greater than 102 degrees F....   [tags: essays research papers] 1918 words
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Personal Success, Seizures, Depression And Suicide - Before the age of 15, I was as healthy as anyone could wish to be. In my sophomore year of high school, though, my seizures began. Nobody knew what they were at first; they looked as if I was passing out. These “episodes” as my mom and I were calling them, were finally defined as seizures when a nurse at the hospital saw that during one of my “episodes” I would clench my jaw shut and my muscles would tighten and shake. Doctors put me on three different medications over the next few years. The first , Dilanton, did nothing for me....   [tags: essays research papers] 819 words
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Seven Month-old Boy With Seizures - Rob is a 7-month-old boy who we were asked to see in the Emergency Department due to convulsive activity that happened earlier this evening. HISTORY OF PRESENTING ILLNESS: Rob was seen in the Emergency Department along with his mother and father. They expressed to us that at about just after midnight on January 13, 2016, they heard crying from Rob’s room and when they got to the room they saw that he had his head turned to the left and his extremities were shaking. They denied any symmetric activity and denied the presence of any flexion or extension....   [tags: Convulsive Activity in Children] 973 words
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Sudden Unexpected Deat in Epilepsy - ... Previous studies have reported an 8- to 10-fold increase in vagus nerve activity during seizure in a rat model [Sakamoto et al., 2008]. Vagal preganglionic neurons (VPNs) located within nucleus ambiguus are regulated by 5-HT [Haxhiu and Loewy, 1996]. Abnormalities of serotoninergic nuclei have been described in DBA/2J mice model of SUDEP [Paterson et al., 2006]. Studies showed that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors could reduce seizure-related respiratory arrest in rodents and humans [Kanner, 2009]....   [tags: prevention, seizures] 702 words
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My Daughter has Taught Me to be a Better Person - ... Nowadays, I just tell the misinformed people she is special, and answer any questions that come my way without getting the least bit angry. Without having Alexis in my life, I am not sure I would be able to walk away so easily. In order to be so patient, I must have also gotten her inner strength. Being physically strong is nice, but being strong emotionally is much harder. I used to think I was tough having survived a rough childhood and other people’s addictions, but then I had my daughter....   [tags: seizures, patience, struggles] 718 words
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Epilepsy: A Parents’ Worst Nightmare - Jawaharal Nehru, former Prime Minister of India, once asserted, “Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.” Everyone in the world face challenges, most of them face them every day of their lives. The challenges that people go through make them who they are. It determines what becomes of them and what they will do in life. If someone just gives up because of a challenge, like a disease, and thinks that they will never amount to anything then they will not ever measure to anything....   [tags: Epileptic Seizures, Treatment]
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Hazardous Product, Amdro Powerflex Home Pest Indoor Insect Killer - ... These sensations are reversible and usually subside within 12 hours.” (Amdro) As far as toxicological data is concerned, it is slightly irritating to the eyes, and skin(rabbit). The product is also toxic dermal at >5,000 mg/kg(rat), orally >5,000mg/kg(rat). The inhalation toxicity level is 2.26 mg/l(rat). It was noted that young rats and mice did not posses the chemicals necessary to break down the zeta-cypermethrin to the level that adults do and thus were affected more strongly. The recommended storage for the product is fairly typical for any chemical with little special requirements....   [tags: seizures, numbing, chemical]
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Brain vs. Right Brain: How Does This Impact Learning - Left Brain vs. Right Brain: How Does This Impact Learning How does the left brain and the right brain impact learning. It’s simple, it works together to get an equal connection through the corpus callosum to function our bodies . The brain is a wonderful organ. It’s the motherboard in our bodies, it organizes everything. It controls our thoughts, our actions and our commands. In this paper, I will be talking about how the brain impacts learning from both side if it and the functions each side has to offer....   [tags: The Brains, Studies, Seizures]
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Strokes is a Loss of Brain Function Due to an Interruption of Blood Flow - ... Children are prone to developing a feeding disorder which is caused by the stroke, and often results in hospitalisation (Detallo et al., 2013). This issue is not common in adults who have had strokes (Detallo et al., 2013). Cerebral palsy is a condition which affects movement of muscles (Dender, 2013, pg. 8). Cerebral palsy can cause difficulty in producing, preventing and controlling movement (Shanton, 2012). Cerebral palsy can be referred to as mild, moderate or severe (Shanton, 2012). Mild indicates that the person diagnosed only requires a little assistance which tasks (Dender, 2013, pg....   [tags: seizures, cerebral palsy, health ]
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Epilepsy: A Neurological Disorder - Being a former epileptic child, I have always wondered what epilepsy is, what caused it and how it affects my body. No one in my family has ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, so why me. I may be the unfortunate one in my family, but I am very fortunate to be one of the lucky few children who have been living epilepsy free for 20 years. But there is still one question, I do often wonder about is, could my epilepsy reoccur as I age. I have seen and known people whom have recovered as a child for over 20 years, just to have it reoccur at an older age, from medication side effects or during pregnancy and childbirth....   [tags: Epilepsy, Seizures, Neurological Disorder]
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The Split Brain Procedure - ... So, we can conclude that stimuli seen through the right half of the visual field, the left hemisphere, are remembered separately from stimuli seen in the other half of the visual field. When visual stimuli are projected to the right half of the visual field in a right-handed patient, they are able to respond through speech and writing, normally. However, if that same piece of visual stimuli is presented to the left half of the visual field, the participant claims that there is nothing there or only reports seeing a flash of light on the left....   [tags: hemispheres, surgical, seizures, epileptic] 2391 words
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What is Epilepsy? - ... During the first phase, the muscles contract and the individual will fall down and lie stiffly. Then the individual will have spasms. At the second phase, the individuals’ muscle will alternate between a stiff and relaxed stage. The duration of the seizure is usually 2-3 minutes. Individuals that experience absence (petit mal) seizures will lose consciousness from about 3-30 seconds. This seizure may not be recognized or noticed by other individuals because of the short duration and the individual may act like they are dazed....   [tags: brain disorder, recureent seizures] 1170 words
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What is Epilepsy? - What is Epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects the brain causing people to have seizures. A seizure is a big disruption of electrical communication between neurons, leading to the temporary release of excessive energy in a synchronized form Epilepsy is very unpredictable. Having a seizure disorder doesn't mean that you can only have one type of seizure. People can have many different types of seizures; it can vary on the person. In some cases depending on the type of seizures someone may have they can grow out of them....   [tags: Neurological Disorder, Brain, Seizures]
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What is Epilepsy? - What is Epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects the brain causing people to have seizures. A seizure is a big disruption of electrical communication between neurons, leading to the temporary release of excessive energy in a synchronized form Epilepsy is very unpredictable. Having a seizure disorder doesn't mean that you can only have one type of seizure. People can have many different types of seizures; it can vary on the person. In some cases depending on the type of seizures someone may have they can grow out of them....   [tags: neurological disorder, seizures] 986 words
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The Legalization of Marijuana - A life of seizures is all 2 year old Andrew Rios has ever known due to a rare form of epilepsy. Nine medications together could not do what just a few drops a cannabis oil does alone. Rios’ new treatment cut seizures from happening daily to a week or two experiencing none. (9) Scientists are still researching the short and long term effects of this treatment. Stories like Rios’ are one of many reasons for the split of America’s citizens on one major controversy: the legalization of marijuana. Marijuana is a psychoactive drug from the cannabis plant....   [tags: Illness Treatment, Seizures, Medical Marijuana]
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Epilepsy: The Misunderstood Disorder - Epilepsy is a condition in which a person has two or more seizures affecting a variety of mental and physical functions. Epilepsy is one of the oldest conditions of the human race. Epilepsy Awareness is important because Epilepsy is a widely misunderstood disorder. The reason that Epilepsy has been misunderstood has been mainly due to research not being conducted until the middle of the nineteenth century. There are six main types of seizures and many treatments that can assist an epileptic patient....   [tags: Epilepsy, Seizures, Mental Health, Physical Health]
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Marijuana Should Be Legalized for Medical Purposes - ... As the intensity grew with each seizure, so did the bafflement of renowned doctors. They held no answers for the Figi family, and so Charlotte’s parents decided to leave their home and travel to Colorado where the first medical marijuana treatments were being held. After a six-month struggle to obtain the needed requirements, Charlotte was dosed with a single drop of medical marijuana oil. The results were breathtaking. That very same day, her 300 seizures had dropped to 0. The week continued with this treatment, and the results remained the same....   [tags: Charlotte's Web Bill, stopping child seizures]
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The Consequences of Epilepsy - The Consequences of Epilepsy Epilepsy: Any of various neurological disorders characterized by sudden recurring attacks of motor, sensory, or psychic malfunction with or without loss of consciousness or convulsive seizures (1). Is epilepsy a purely physical phenomenon. The question is a complicated one. Put simply, the answer should be yes. The psychological trauma sometimes caused by the seizures, however, makes the answer more complex, along with a more troubling trend. In years past epileptics were classed among the mentally ill, and received the same maltreatment as did that unfortunate group of people....   [tags: Epileptic Epilepsy Seizures Essays]
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Tramadol Drug Fact Sheet - Tramadol Drug Fact Sheet This paper, while not intended as a comprehensive report of every fact about the analgesic drug Tramadol, will provide an in-depth review of all pertinent information. Tramadol Description Tramadol is a pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain. Classification of Tramadol falls under the opiate analgesic category (NIH 2013). To get a prescription of Tramadol you would need to be in moderate to severe-acute pain similar to that following surgery, or chronic pain as accompanies osteoarthritis (Grond & Sablotzki 2004)....   [tags: side effects, seizures, fever, hives, rash]
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The Exclusionary Rule Protects You From Illegal Search and Seizure - One controversial aspect of the Fourth Amendment is of how courts should seize evidence obtained illegally. The rights guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment in the Bill of Rights states that “the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated.” However, it does not explain clearly what an unreasonable search or seizure is and in what cases a police officer should take caution when searching or seizing a suspect....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure]
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Epilepsy - Epilepsy Epilepsy is a condition characterized by recurrent seizures which are unprovoked by any immediately identifiable cause (Hopkins & Shorvon, 1995). It is also known as a seizure disorder. A wide range of links and risk factors are associated with the condition, but most of the time the cause is unknown. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders, affecting approximately two and half million people in the US and about 50 million worldwide. Though seizures can occur at any age, epilepsy is most commonly seen in children and the elderly....   [tags: Neurology Disorders Seizures Papers]
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Search and Seizure - Although people in the United States are entitled to privacy and freedom there is a limit to that privacy. State or federal officers are allowed where justified to search your car, house, property in order to seize illegal items such as drugs, illegal weapons, stolen goods just to name a few. When the police do searches it can be for various reasons it depends on the situation. They can have a search warrant to go into a premises and confiscate illegal paraphernalia or when doing a routine traffic stop an officer might become suspicious of activity that is not normal and conduct a search of the vehicle to see why the driver is not acting normal....   [tags: Right to Privacy] 552 words
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Neurologial Disorders: Epileptic Seizure - EPILEPSY INTRODUCTION Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by recurrent and uncertain intrusions of normal brain function, called epileptic seizure (Fisher et al., 2005). The word epilepsy was derived from the Greek word “attack”. The primitive Greeks thought epilepsy was contagious, and hence people with epilepsy used to live alone (Dam, 2003). It is one of the oldest conditions known to humankind (WHO, 2001a) and still the most common neurological condition affecting individuals of all ages....   [tags: oldest condition, idiopathic] 1216 words
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The Act of Search and Seizure in the United States - ... If no warrant is present and any evidence was obtained during an unlawful search, it cannot be admitted and must be dropped due to the exclusionary rule. The trial case of Mapp vs. Ohio declared that all evidence obtained by searches and seizures in violation of the Constitution is inadmissible in a criminal trial in a state court. As a result, “[t]he Exclusionary Rule prevents the government from using most evidence gathered in violation of the United States Constitution…applies to evidence gained from an unreasonable search or seizure in violation of the Fourth Amendment....   [tags: privacy, authority, right, evidence] 991 words
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Search and Seizure that People See in The Media - Most encounters to seizures and searches are shared events a person sees in the media or news. The constitutional rights to basic privacy have frequently controlled to clashes between several private citizens and the officers of the law. An officer performing their duties will sometimes have to make fast decisions which at times may not seem to be thought out thoroughly. Many people engaged in criminal actions, and as long as there is people who engage in these action there will always be officers there to do their jobs....   [tags: constitutional rights, privacy, traffic]
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The Public Schools' Right to Search and Seizure - Public school's right to search student lockers. The school locker is usually the only private space available to a student in the environment of the school. So it focuses many of the main issues involved in privacy of the students. The 4th Amendment of the US Constitution states “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses,papers,and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the person or things to be seized.” In 1980 Supreme Court case, New Jersey v....   [tags: Argumentative, Persuasive Essay]
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Sappho's A Prayer To Aphrodite and Seizure - Sappho's A Prayer To Aphrodite and Seizure Sappho wrote poems about lust, longing, suffering, and their connections to love. Her poetry is vivid, to the point where the reader or listener can feel the sentiments rising from the core of his or her own being. The poetry truly depicts a realistic picture of the bonds of love. Through the subtle differences of the poems, "A Prayer To Aphrodite," and "Seizure," Sappho conveys the intensity of the longing and suffering of love. In "A Prayer To Aphrodite," Sappho is offering a prayer, of sorts, to the goddess of love....   [tags: Prayer To Aphrodite and Seizure Essays] 586 words
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Search and Seizure in Schools - Ideally schools in the United States are considered by both parents and students alike to be “safe-havens” where parents can trust their children to learn and remain safe during the day and where students can feel safe in a well-maintained learning environment. However within this fully regulated government service, there are often debates over proper classroom environments, teaching tactics, and privacy issues. Today the main privacy issue in public schools is where to draw the line between keeping the school safe and maintaining the privacy of the students (Boomer par....   [tags: Fourth Amendment 2014]
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Personal Experience with Epilepsy - ... There are multiple types of seizures that a person can have. There are generalized seizures that are characterized by starting to start in all parts of the brain and impossible to pinpoint the origin of the abnormality because of the rapid spread (generalized, 2012). The different types of this include; absence (petit mal) seizures, that is also known as a starring spell and can look like day dreaming; tonic seizure, the person stiffens, and loses consciousness with arching their back and can make gargling noises; clonic seizure’s, the persons muscles begin to jerk uncontrollably; grand mal seizure, this is a combination of a clonic and tonic seizure (generalized, 2012)....   [tags: seizure, electrical abnormality, brain] 820 words
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Mapp vs. Ohio: Illegal Search and Seizure - Mapp vs. Ohio: Illegal Search and Seizure The case of Mapp vs. Ohio is one of the most important Supreme Court decisions of the last century. Until this decision, the rights against illegal search and seizure had no method to be enforced. Up until this time, previous cases at set precedents provided little or no protection from illegal searches and seizures for the accused facing state prosecution. On May 23, 1957, Miss Dollree Mapp heard a knocking at her door (170 Ohio Street). When she asked who it was, three men identified themselves as Cleveland police officers....   [tags: Court Case Mapp Ohio Essays] 1184 words
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How Service Dogs Help Their Owners - Dogs are incredible animals. They are hunters, fetchers, rescuers, herders, and even healers. The dogs have amazing senses of smell, sight and hearing. This helps them in being great hunters, fetchers, rescuers, herders, and healers. They can smell out the game to shoot. They can smell people that are trapped in an avalanche. Also, smell sheep that lost its way out of the herd. Even, smell a difference in its owner before they have a seizure. Dogs’ senses can help them detect all kinds of illnesses in humans....   [tags: senses, disabilities, seizure] 721 words
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The Exclusionary Rule: Redefining the Crminal Justice System - Intro Well written procedures, rules, and regulation provide the cornerstone for effectively implementing policies within the criminal justice system. During the investigational process, evidence collected is subjected to policies such as Search and Seizure, yet, scrutinized by the Exclusionary Rule prior to the judicial proceeding. Concurrent with criminal justice theories, evidence collected must be constitutionally protected, obtained in a legal and authorized nature, and without violations of Due Process....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure]
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Search and Seizure - Search and Seizure In Great Britain, before America was one, British soldiers were allowed to enter a person’s house without any probable cause to tear up the house looking for untaxed goods. The fourth amendment was made to keep innocent people from having their houses destroyed under false pretences. Now in order for a law enforcement officer to enter and search a house legally they must have a court order signed by the judge. The fourth amendment gives people the right to have their own legal privacy....   [tags: Fourth Amendment]
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Mapp v. Ohio and the Fourth Amendment - The U.S Constitution came up with exclusive amendments in order to promote rights for its citizens. One of them is the Fourth amendment. The Fourth Amendment highlights the right of people to be secure in their persons, houses, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searches, and persons or things to be seized (Worral, 2012)....   [tags: search, seizure, legal, warrent]
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Protocol for a Constitutional Search and Seizure - ... Once a law enforcement officer is dispatched to a location where a law or in this case a noise ordinance is being violated and the officer recognizes illegal contraband, a search and seizure can be enacted without a warrant. The reasons for this action are the officer is rightly present and the contraband can be seized because it is “in plain site” and there is probable cause, for it is reasonable to believe that a crime is being committed. The “plain view doctrine”5 have three requirements: (1) the presence of the law enforcement officer must be legally present, (2) incriminating character of the object must be apparent, and (3) officer has lawful access to object....   [tags: balancing the parameters of Fourth Ammendment]
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The Exclusionary Rule - The Exclusionary rule requires that any evidence taken into custody be obtained by police using methods that violates an individual constitutional rights must be excluded from use in a criminal prosecution against that individual. This rule is judicially imposed and arose relatively recently in the development of the U.S. legal system. Under the common law, the seizure of evidence by illegal means did not affect its admission in court. Any evidence, however obtained, was admitted as long as it satisfied other evidentiary criteria for admissibility, such as relevance and trustworthiness....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure] 835 words
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What´s Electroconvulsive Therapy? - Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) was first developed in 1938. It has a history of abuse, exploited as a means of punishing or controlling people in mental hospitals, consequently ECT had poor reputation with negative depictions, but since then it has drastically improved with confirmed effectiveness. Despite the improvement in techniques, the use of ECT continues to decline since the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE,2003) states that it should only be administered to severely depressed patients for whom psychotherapy and medication have proved ineffective or when the condition is considered potentially life threatening....   [tags: mental hospitals, seizure, depression] 1484 words
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Cooley and the Telegraph - Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Thomas M. Cooley, in a forward-looking article, advocated for extending Fourth Amendment protections to telegrams in 1879. Cooley articulated a position that both foreshadowed 20th century arguments over telephone wiretaps, and reflected his late-19th century concerns. Cooley’s Inviolability of Telegraphic Correspondence advocated for protecting correspondence sent via this relatively new technology from “unreasonable searches and seizures.” As support, Cooley turned first to the influential English case of Entick v....   [tags: Supreme Court Justice, Search and Seizure] 852 words
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The Transportation security Administration (TSA) is Violating the Fourth Amendment - The Fourth Amendment is rather specific in its wording:   “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized” (www.law.cornell.edu).   The importance of this amendment is for all citizens to be able to protect their homes/persons from illegal intrusion from the law.  This does not mean squat to many police officers, district attorneys, and even judges.  How could a person who takes an oath to uphold the law viola...   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure 2014]
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Legal Evolution of the Exclusionary Rule - The Constitution of the United States was designed to protect citizens' civil rights from infringement by the government and law enforcement agencies. The Constitution guarantees that the civil liberties of the people of this country shall be respected and upheld. That fact is often considered to be common knowledge and taken for granted by the vast majority of the population. However it was not always that way. American legislation is constantly growing and developing. New rules and practices are being developed and established....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure]
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America Needs the Exclusionary Rule - The proposition that the exclusionary rule should be abolished is preposterous. There are few rules that are as useful in protecting the rights of the general public. Unfortunately, there are many who believe, for a number of reasons, that the exclusionary rule does more harm than good, and that American society suffers needlessly for the sake of protecting the rights of those who violate its laws. Opponents of the exclusionary rule perceive its gains to be dubious; its costs overwhelming. This perception is a flawed overestimation of the results of the rule’s principles....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure]
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