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Statoil Company in Norway

- Norway is a country that has tax laws that have been implemented on the companies that extract oil from their land. Norway uses a government based oil company called Statoil, alongside other companies, to extract the resource. They retain sixty-seven percent shares of that company and the rest are publicly owned. This company benefits Norway as a whole country. Norway owns shares in other companies bringing their total to about eighty percent of all oil in Norway. So why have taxes not been implemented on the oil companies in Canada to benefit Canada as a nation, instead of sole individuals, companies and foreigners....   [tags: oil companies, tax, norway]

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Gun Control in Wisconsin

- Living in a rural area of Wisconsin, I have always grown up with guns around, especially for hunting and recreational activities, such as shooting trap. Gun control is a large controversy throughout the United states, but in Wisconsin, there is much debate on what should be done. Michael Steele once said, “You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don't enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons....   [tags: rural area, hunting, recreational activities]

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Odgen v Gibbons (1824)

- During the eighteen hundreds how did the simple transportation device of steamboats affect the political makeup in the United States government. Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries the use of steamboats grew heavily throughout the nation of the United States, as well as world wide. During this time the United States was in desperate need of a new sufficient source of transportation, the steamboat allowed a large expansion of the growing nation, through its many natural waterways, as well as man made canals that were soon constructed....   [tags: Law Case Studies]

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The Formation and Development of BBC Radio

- The Formation and Development of BBC Radio Text Box: The BBC was established as a private corporation in October 1922, funded through a broadcast receiving licence fee plus ten per cent of the revenue generated from the sale of radio receivers. The service was an immediate success, with over a million licences sold by the Post Office before regular daily transmissions began. Within three years around 85 per cent of the population was able to receive the broadcasts, which consisted of a variety of entertainment for all ages as prescribed in the broadcasting licence....   [tags: Papers]

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Privacy In Demand

- Like most countries and especially the United States their inhabitants enjoy a certain level of privacy. People don’t generally want intimate information to be accessible to the public eye. In fact many people go to great lengths to hide everything about themselves. What exactly is the definition of privacy. Well, privacy is the expectation that confidential personal information disclosed in a private place will not be disclosed to third parties, when that disclosure would cause either embarassment or emotional distress to a person of reasonable sensitivities....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Malpractice Issues

- “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion”. Abraham Lincoln once said this and he said this in the sense that everyone is vulnerable to doing wrong by accident or on purpose. Doctor is considered as great people who are able to use their skills to care for patients; nonetheless, they can deviate from the good and become bad as well. In response to this malpractice, laws are there to protect patients from being harmed by the practice of a doctor. Giving the advantage of suing the doctor for malpractice creates a functioning barrier that affects the performance of a doctor....   [tags: Medicine]

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Administrative Law in Australia -- Notes on Natural Justice

- NATURAL JUSTICE <ol> <li value="1"> Natural justice concerns human rights e.g. a right to procedure <li value="2"> Denial of natural justice is a ground of review against an administrative decision: ADJR Act ss.5(1)(a), 5(1)(h)(3), 6(1)(a) and 6(1)(h)(3) => ss.5(1)(a) is a distinct and independent ground of review <li value="3"> Natural Justice usually applies to courts, and Procedural Fairness is the issue when extended to administrative bodies. </ol> Procedural fairness 1 The three rules: hearing rule, the bias rule and the no evidence rule....   [tags: Law]

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We Need Electronic Surveillance

- Our society would not survive in the 21st century without the help of electronic surveillance. Safety is one of the main purposes of electronic surveillance. Safety is the state of being secure and free from danger of any sort. Today, many would rather give up their privacy for safety (Smithsimon). In fact, surveillance gadgets such as cameras, radio tracking chips and house alarms are used in many places to ensure safety. For instance, a parent can easily place a hidden camera in a stuffed animal in order to see how the babysitter handles his or her child (Public Places Have Eyes)....   [tags: Privacy vs Electronic Surveillance]

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Elderly Drivers

- “An eighty-six year old man killed ten people and injured more than seventy when he drove his Buick into a crowded farmers market in California. In Florida, an eighty-four year old woman drove her car through a window of a Sears and into a cash register and employee” (Murphy). Sadly enough, instances like these are becoming more and more prevalent and require immediate action. It is imperative that a more comprehensive approach be taken when deciding the competence of elderly drivers. Laws must be put into action to mandate and administer testing and re-examining of the skills and eligibility of this group....   [tags: Driving Safety ]

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Zen Tradition

- Zen Tradition The forefather of Madhyamika Buddhism was Nagarjuna. T.P. Kasulis writes in his book, Zen Action, Zen Person that Nagarjuna was a predecessor to the development of Zen Buddhism. Nagarjuna is regarded though as a patriarch of the Zen tradition. He was the affecting principle to demonstrate logically the "emptiness", or rather sunyata of philosophical distinctions. Kasulis also explores Nagarjuna's "Logic of Emptiness." The Buddhist claimed that "to be concerned with speculative questions is like being concerned with the origin of a poisoned arrow while it is still in one's flesh, contaminating the bloodstream." Kasulis writes that a conflicting group supposed that nothi...   [tags: Papers]

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Accounting Career Resorces

- Title Accounting Career Resorces Accounting my field of study The purpose of accounting is to provide the information that needed to make sound economic decisions. It is one of the oldest professions in the world today, and the backbone of any business operation. It is not just about numbers, accounting is about planning. Accounting has many subfields, which includes management accounting, financial accounting, and cost accounting. Accounting can be a prestigious career, but to achieve that prestige you will have pass the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) exam and become a licensed accountant, and with that license you can work in any of the subfields....   [tags: Accounting]

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The Killer Gun

- The Killer Gun Guns kill people. That is the way society thinks now-a-days. Everyone is now becoming an expert on all things guns just so they can have a say in how the United States should regulate gun usage. If half the people who want to ensure more restrictions are put on guns actually understood how to use them and understood the pros of concealed carry—or even open carry—they would stop being so anti-gun. Open and concealed carry could potentially be a problem solver in these mass shootings....   [tags: Firearm, Concealed carry in the United States]

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Software Patent/Copyright Issues in Peru

- Software Patent/Copyright Issues in Peru Software Patent/Copyright issues are a global concern. Information Technology developments in the last ten years have brought innovation in both Software and Hardware. The rise of the Internet and its users around the world is stretching the frontiers. But these advances in Information Technology came with the easy way to copy software illegally. My research will be focused on the laws that protect the intellectual property in Peru and their effect globally....   [tags: Technology Computers Essays]

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Alcohol Blood Level for Driving

- Alcohol Blood Level for Driving Lowering Blood-Alcohol Limit for Drivers to 0.08% Would Save Lives, According to Boston University Study DRUG POLICY STUDIES November 1996 In a study published in the September issue of the American Journal of Public Health, the authors concluded that lowering state legal blood-alcohol limits for drivers to 0.08% would save 500 to 600 lives annually (Ralph Hingson, ScD, Timothy Heeren, PhD, and Michael Winter, MPH, "Lowering State Legal Blood Alcohol Limits to 0.08%: The Effect on Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes," American Journal of Public Health, September 1996, p....   [tags: Papers, Drunk Driving, DUI]

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Pawnbroking in the Victorian Era

- Pawnbroking in the Victorian Era Pleasant Riderhood “was an unlicensed pawnbroker, keeping what was popularly called a Leaving Shop, by lending insignificant sums on insignificant articles of property deposited with her as security.” The Leaving Shop was set up by Pleasant’s mother before she died (Dickens 345). Pawning To pawn goods was an easy, legal way to get cash. The shops were maintained to help people hide their hocking habits. Many shops had the entrance at the back of the building (“Pawnbrokers”)....   [tags: Victorian Era]

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Social and Legal Obstacles of Gay and Lesbian Parenting

- Social and Legal Obstacles of Gay and Lesbian Parenting In the last decade there has been a rise in the number of lesbians and gay men forming their own families. Many do this through adoption, foster care, artificial insemination, and other means. Today, researchers have estimated that the number of children living with one gay or lesbian parent is six to fourteen million. Some have described this current period as a lesbian and gay “baby boom”. However, lesbian and gay parents face many social and legal obstacles (Lambda Legal Defense and Educational Fund, 1997)....   [tags: Homosexuality Families Parents Essays]

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The Proposed Legalization of Same Sex Marriage

- The Proposed Legalization of Same Sex Marriage The proposed legalization of same-sex marriage is one of the most significant issues in contemporary American family law. Presently, it is one of the most vigorously advocated reforms discussed in law reviews, one of the most explosive political questions facing lawmakers, and one of the most provocative issues emerging before American courts. If same-sex marriage is legalized, it could be one of the most revolutionary policy decisions in the history of American family law....   [tags: Gay Lesbian Homosexual Papers]

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Software Piracy

- Software Piracy Software piracy has reached epidemic proportions worldwide. In no other medium or industry is the theft of intellectual property more rampant. According to the book, A Gift Of Fire, “Billions of dollars of software is copied illegally worldwide every year.” Being relatively new technologies, the software and internet industries have yet to create a good foundation for the deterrence of theft. But as the courts see more and more cases involving piracy and theft of software, we are happily seeing a trend towards the judicial intolerance of such crimes....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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John Milton's Paradise Lost Essay: Allegory of Sin and Death

- Allegory of Sin and Death in Paradise Lost       That Milton's Paradise Lost is unsurpassed--and hardly equaled--in English literature is generally accepted by critics and scholars. Whether it may have serious flaws, however, and what they may be, is less certain, for it is here that opinion varies. Of particular interest to some is the allegory of Sin and Death (II. 648-883). Robert C. Fox wonders that it has not been the subject of much more critical discussion, asking "Is it that Milton's readers are puzzled by this episode and, unable to explain its significance, prefer to pass it over in silence....   [tags: Milton Paradise Lost Essays]

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The Mogul Tale and the Little Theater in Haymarket

- The Mogul Tale and the Little Theater in Haymarket The Little Theater in Haymarket was one of the more prominent venues in London during the latter half of the 18th century. Built and opened in 1720, the “Little” Theater, so it was called to distinguish it from the larger King’s opera house located nearby, was originally designated as a playhouse for French performers.2 Its proprietor John Potter obtained permission for its construction from the Lord Chamberlain Thomas Pelham with the help of the influential Duke of Montagu.1 True to its name the Little Theater’s original measurements were 48 feet wide and 136 feet long....   [tags: Mogul Tale]

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Analysis of MST - A Small Bio-defense Company

- Analysis of MST - A Small Bio-defense Company EXECUTIVE SUMMARY MST is a small bio-defense company with an exceptional product that is patented in the U.S. They are looking for second round financing, a source of cash, in order to fulfill their goal of going public. At this time there is an unsolicited sales call from Japan, which would mean a great amount of money. This sale would mean hundreds, maybe even thousands of units. MST knows that their product is one of a kind now, but their competitors are working hardly to come up with a similar item....   [tags: Business and Management Studies:]

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The Newly Proposed Copyright Law in Germany

- The Newly Proposed Copyright Law in Germany Up to now copyright laws are heterogeneous throughout Europe, even amongst the member nations of the European Union. For example, in the UK manufacturers of recording and duplication hard- and software are not charged a fee per sold unit that goes to an association representing the body of copyright owners while in most other European countries this fee exists. In order to create a more homogeneous business environment the European Parliament passed new regulatory boundaries for copyright laws that now have to be transformed into national law by all member nations1....   [tags: Music Copyrights Ethics Essays]

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Markets for Technology

- Licensing tends to be chosen in a distant market, when the market share of the licensor is small and when the downstream market is significantly competitive. Market for technology provokes effective internal management and organization of companies’ intellectual property. On the other hand, for small firms, markets for technology increase the usefulness of strategies based on specialization of such firms in technology development. They do not need to incur expensive and shaky investments in downstream assets and can profit from their research even if they lack the complementary assets....   [tags: Marketing]

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Microsoft Versus the Department of Justice

- Microsoft Versus the Department of Justice In today’s high-tech ultra-fast paced world, there can be no debate as to the importance of personal computers. Personal Computers control virtually every aspect of our daily lives. Businesses, regardless of their size, have local area networks, company Intranets and high-speed wide area networks. Billing, inventory and invoicing would be impossible without help from our Personal Computers. Stocks, bonds and commodities are traded in the markets around the world entirely by computer....   [tags: Computers Microsoft PC Essays]

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Rhetorical Strategies: Ethos Pathos and Logos

- Guns do belong in schools and prospective parents should be required to obtain a license before having kids. These are the dominant themes present in Jamie O'Meara's "Gun, Sex, and Education" and Janice Turner's "Should We Need a License to Be a Parent?" respectively. O'Meara argues that just like sex education arms the youth with knowledge, protecting them from irresponsible promiscuous behavior, gun education would serve the same purpose with respect to violence and guns. Similarly, Turner calls for new legislation but in an entirely different arena....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Drunk Driving as a Social Issue

- Drunk Driving as a Social Issue How much longer will we be forced to endure the pain and atrocities due to the carelessness of drunk driving. Drunk driving has been a problem in the United States since the introduction of automobiles; however, it did not become an important social issue until the 1980’s. At that time the political atmosphere defined crime in terms of personal choice and individual responsibility. Drunk driving was defined as a problem located within individuals. Drunk driving is illegal in every state....   [tags: Papers, DUI, Alcohol]

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Riordan Manufacturing Accounting And Finance Review

- Riordan Manufacturing Accounting and Finance Review The Finance and Accounting departments within the three operating entities of Riordan Manufacturing are vastly different. Each is managed independently, not only of each other but of the corporation sector as well. The Georgia, Michigan and California branches operate different business systems for their ledgers, accounts, orders, procurement, sales history, invoicing, payroll and all financial reporting. The process to get this information is unique from branch to branch and time consuming for corporate when it comes to consolidation....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Prohibition in the United States

- Prohibition in the United States There was once a time when an individual could not sit down and have a beer or mixed alcoholic drink legally after a long days work. At this time our American Government felt we needed to reduce drinking by eliminating the businesses that manufactured, distributed, imported, exported and sold intoxicating liquor. This was called Prohibition. By the 1820s people in the United States were drinking an average of 27 liters (7 gallons) of pure alcohol per person each year....   [tags: Papers]

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Gibbons v Ogden Decision Fair or Unfair

- Gibbons v Ogden Decision Fair or Unfair The decision in the Gibbons v. Ogden case is, in my opinion, a very just and fair one. Many believe it to be the first anti- trust decision in U.S. history. The economic results cannot be over-estimated, a different decision could have resulted in completely different circumstances than with which we are accustomed to today. The free flow of commerce, which we seem to almost take for granted in modern economics and business, may have never been a possibility without decisions such as this....   [tags: essays papers]

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My Beautiful Gun

- If you really want to stop a conversation dead in its tracks, tell people you own a gun. Depending on where you are located, people often don't know how to process the idea that a young woman is a proud, capable, unapologetic gun owner. Men aren't sure if you're a rabid, man-hating feminist arming yourself against the patriarchy. Women are a little more curious and might ask questions — why did you get a gun, what does it look like — but many of them would never consider handling a gun, much less owning one....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Same-sex Marriage Should be Legal

- Same-sex Marriage Should be Legal   "I do." These two simple words have the power change lives in an instant. For most people, the phrase conjures up images of a man and a woman being joined in marriage. But for gays and lesbians, having the chance to legally say "I do" is a far-off dream, not a reality. In many European countries, marriages between same-sex couples are federally recognized, but unions of American homosexuals still go unrecognized by the United States government. Same-sex marriages deserve to be legalized in this country....   [tags: Gay Lesbian Issues]

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Nuclear Energy - Clean, Environmentally Friendly Energy

- Nuclear Energy - Clean, Environmentally Friendly Energy Nuclear energy is the world's largest source of emission-free energy. Nuclear power plants produce no controlled air pollutants, such as sulfur and particulates, or greenhouse gases. "Renewables" like solar, wind and biomass can help. But only nuclear power offers clean, environmentally friendly energy on a massive scale. The use of nuclear energy in place of other energy sources helps to keep the air clean, preserve the Earth's climate, avoid ground-level ozone formation and prevent acid rain....   [tags: Energy]

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Classification: Help For Mental Disorders

-      There are many different things that are the cause of mental disorders. Alcoholism, brain tumors, strokes, and damage to the brain are a few causes of mental disorders. Mental disorders can also result from birth. There are many health care services for mental disorders. Three occupations that help the symptoms of mental health are psychiatrist, neurologist, and a clinical psychologist. Each of these occupations, psychiatrist, neurologist, and a clinical psychologist, treat mental health symptoms differently, have different requirements of education, and are authorized to different rights concerning the patient....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Persuasive Speech: America Needs a Uniform National Gun Policy

- Topic: Gun Policy Specific Purpose: to persuade my audience that a uniform national gun policy is necessary. Thematic statement/ central ideas: A uniform national gun policy is necessary because the gun policies vary from state to state, the lack of a policy allows innocent death, and costs the public money. INTRODUCTION: ATTENTION GAINING DEVICE: Let me tell you a short story. At 11:10 AM, on Tuesday, April 20th, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold arrived in the parking lot a few minutes before lunch “A” began....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech ]

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Harvey Wallbanger Popcorn

- Introduction: Harvey Wallbanger, president of Harvey Wallbanger Popcorn, entered the popcorn market in 1972. He is considered to be the person most responsible for creating a gourmet popcorn market in the United States. His claim to fame is that his corn is lighter, fluffier, “tenderer”, and bigger than ordinary popcorn. He also boasts that his popcorn has fewer hard, unpopped kernels than competitive products. Harvey’s company sells popcorn to several markets in the United States: 1. Unpopped corn sold to food stores for the consumer to take home....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Prophecies of Nostradamus

- Abstract   What if there was a man who could see into the future. He could predict the fate of not only the ones closet to him, but the fate of the world. Nostradamus was a highly educated man in the medical field. But when tragedy struck him hard, he led a life of solitude. This is the time when he made most of his predictions. Nostradamus was a profit who not only predicted many events throughout history, but also helped put a stop to the plague that devastated Southern France during the 16th century....   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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Gun Control in Canada

- Gun Control in Canada Gun Control is an important issue to Canadians. Canada has both provincial and federal legislation that restricts the sale, purchase, and use of different kinds of firearms. The United States, on the other hand, do not have federal or state bills restricting the possession or use of firearms, only local laws exist there. A firearm consists of any barreled weapon from which a shot, bullet or other missile can be fired and that is capable of causing serious bodily harm or death....   [tags: Research Papers]

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L.A.?s Traffic Causes Trouble

- Whether you’re stuck on the 405 freeway during rush hour, on the 15 freeway heading back from a long-weekend vacation, or driving through the busy streets of Hollywood, traffic on the highways and streets of Los Angeles can often be a hassle. In Dagoberto Gilb’s short story Love in L.A., first published in 1986, the troubles of traffic are experienced first hand by our main character Jake. Jake is a common fellow with a steady occupation who is merely trying to make his way to work through the busy streets of Hollywood....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Music as Cultural Criticism

- Music as Cultural Criticism Works Cited Not Included In his article “Daily Life in Black Africa: Elements for a Critique,” author Paulin Houtondji offers his perceptions of several aspects of life in Africa. His statements are explicit, observant, harsh, and backed up with examples and anecdotes. Many African pop musicians provide similarly critical assessments of various aspects of African life, but they choose to do so in a much subtler way. Houtondji’s criticism of Africa for its serious failure is similar to that of artists like musician E.T....   [tags: Music Musical Culture History Essays Papers]

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Psychiatry as a Career

- The study of the mind, psychiatry, has in the last few years struck an interest within me. I wonder why we react differently when we face the same obstacles. For example, families with several children, raised by the same parents and in the same environment, yet turn out to be completely different individuals, sometimes very disturbed. The how, why and where of it all interests me. My immediate goal is to get my diploma and find out who I really am and what my soul desire truly is. I realize I have a deep desire to be of service to others....   [tags: Psychiatrist Psychology]

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Blender 3D

- Blender 3D, usually known as just Blender, is described by the Blender homepage,, as a “free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems.” What this basically means is that Blender is a free program that allows someone to create things in a virtual three-dimensional space on almost any computer. This means that someone using Blender can create anything they want, a car, a sword, a house, or even a toothpick, that only exists on the computer it is created on, and any that it is copied to, absolutely free....   [tags: Technology]

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Nurse Practitioner

- Define Nursing Nursing is a knowledge-based profession within the health care sector that focuses on the overall care of individuals. According to The American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP), “defines nurse practitioners as registered nursed who have received graduate-leveling nursing education and clinical training, which enables them to provide a wide range of preventative and acute health care services to individuals of all ages. They deliver high-quality, cost effective care, often performing physical examinations, ordering tests, making diagnoses, and prescribing and managing medication and therapies”....   [tags: nursing, education, training, career, employment]

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Comparing George Bush and Al Gore

- Comparing George Bush and Al Gore George Bush has seven principles of reform, only four of which I will elaborate on, for a better quality education in our nation’s schools: (1) Achieve Equality; Just as Bush is closing the achievement gap in Texas, he plans to do so across the states (2) Promote Excellence; Bush believes in clearly defined standards of basic skills plus crucial knowledge. The states should devise tests to ensure that the standards are met (3) Ensure that Every Child Can Read; Statistics show that 70% of 4th graders in low income schools cannot read....   [tags: Papers]

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Marvel and Toy Biz

- My previous two columns have focused on the story of my short-lived involvement with a group of investors seeking to purchase Marvel Comics in January, 1998. As I related last time, my role in examining the Marvel documents was to analyze the licensing division with an eye as to how much potential revenue we could anticipate from this area. In the end, I had to tell my fellow investors that there really wasn't a whole lot of licensing potential left. Either the rights were hopelessly entangled due to bungling on the part of Marvel's legal staff, or that most of the decent licensing properties had already been sold for many years forward, in exchange for upfront cash payments in previous yea...   [tags: essays research papers]

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California Legislature and Handgun Control

- California Legislature and Handgun Control The California Legislature is currently debating a bill that would require handgun owners to be licensed by the state. And amid the debate over Assembly Bill 273, you can be sure there will be claims that burdening law-abiding gun owners with more regulations is necessary to "protect our children" from gun violence. But if you look at the statistics in Orange County, it's pretty clear that there's something else out there that poses a far greater danger to kids than guns do....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Example Essays]

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Comparing Different E-Business Models

- For the purpose of this paper, I selected the following three categories for comparison : B2C, C2C and e-Government. For the sake of ease, I chose representative entities for each category : Amazon (B2C), EBay (C2C) and Arizona government, (e-Government). In the following paragraphs, I will identify the differences and similarities of those three business models by addressing the questions in the syllabus. 1) Who is the target audience for this Web site. Amazon targets consumers and seeks revenue from small transaction markups on thousands of small sales each day....   [tags: Electronic Business]

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Public Relations Professional Licensing

- Licensing and The Public Relations Professional PR's Pioneers The public relations field has the opportunity to connect its past and present to garner a powerful future, by making the PR profession a licensed one. Since the time of such PR pioneers like Edward Bernays (1891 - 1995), argued to be the "father of public relations" and Ivy Lee (1877 – 1934) also argued to be the "father of public relations, PR practitioners have desperately fought to amass respect and maintain legitimacy in the eyes of the public and other professional groups....   [tags: Jobs Careers]

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Microsoft Antitrust Lawsuit Project

- Introduction / Charges against Microsoft On July 15, 1994, the United States sued Microsoft for unlawfully maintaining its monopoly in the market for PC operating system software. The lawsuit alleged that Microsoft engaged in anti-competitive marketing practices directed at PC manufacturers that distributed Microsoft operating system software preinstalled on its PCs. Microsoft began to levy fines against original equipment manufacturing (OEM) companies who distributed or promoted operating systems other than Microsoft....   [tags: Law Case Studies]

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Risk Management

- Risk Management The primary risk for lawsuits in my company revolve around trademark infringement, and unauthorized distribution of licensed product. The company is in litigation constantly. Typical scenarios that have resulted in lawsuits are as follows: · The company buys $500,000 worth of Tommy Hilfiger inventory from a manufacturer, no longer licensed to make the product. It is surplus inventory. Because the manufacturer no longer has a license from Hilfiger (probably because he sells to people like us) the product is considered unofficial and illegal....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]

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A Career in Insurance Sales

- A Career in Insurance Sales Nature of the Work Insurance agents sell one or more types of insurance, such as life, property, casualty, health, disability, and long-term care (Edwards, 1999, A12). Agents sell insurance policies to individuals and businesses to provide protection against loss or catastrophe. Insurance agents consider the financial status and life situation of their clients, and assist them in selecting their optimal insurance policy. Some policies can be designed to provide retirement income, funds for the education of children, or other benefits (Edwards, 1999, A12)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Driving Age

- Many teens are interested in being able to drive at a younger age, but it is still unclear if they are able to handle it. If the legal driving age is lowered, are we endangering the lives of teen drivers, as well as the passengers with them. I believe most people want to drive as soon as they can. However, recently the government has been trying to pass laws that may change the current driving age of 16. There are positive and negative aspects to changing the laws that allow the driving age to stay at 16.There have been new bills being proposed that mite be passed....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Indiana's Probationary Law

- Indiana's Probationary Law Why Driver License Probationary Periods on Teenagers of the Age 18 and Younger are Unjust Restrictions Unless Enforced Among All New Vehicle Operators The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles on January 1st, 1999 put into affect a new law restricting the rights and privileges of drivers 18 and under to abide by new guidelines and standards that are unjust and blind to the fact of prejudgment towards ones age. The INBMV helps insure that the roads of Indiana are safe and regulated....   [tags: Papers]

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Drinking And Driving

- What possesses a person to get behind the drivers’ seat of a car and drive intoxicated. This question is always asked whenever a drunk driver is involved in a drinking and driving incident. Many people drink and drive without thinking about the consequences. The majority of fatal car crashes are caused by alcohol related incidents. Of all traffic fatalities in the United States in 2005, 39% of traffic related accidents were alcohol related (Alcohol Alert, 2006). Driving while intoxicated puts drivers and others lives at risk....   [tags: Alcohol, Drunk Driving, DUI]

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US v Moreno

- United States vs. Carlos Alfonso Moreno On July 12, 2004, Carlos Alfonso Moreno appeared before the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. He brought before the court an appeal challenging the district court’s calculation of his sentencing under the United States Sentencing Guideline. The panel determined after reviewing his case that an oral argument would not be necessary. They were able to look at the details of his case and make their decision. Mr. Moreno was charged in district court with various drug offenses and with being a felon in possession of a firearm....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gay and Lesbian Issues - Homosexual Couples Must Be Allowed to Marry

- Homosexual Couples Must Be Allowed to Marry "I do." Two simple words that can change lives. For most people, the phrase conjures up images of a man and a woman being joined in marriage. But for gays and lesbians, having the chance to legally say "I do" is a far-off dream, not a reality. For years in other countries, same-sex couples have had their marriages federally recognized, but the unions of American homosexuals still go unrecognized by the United States government. Same-sex marriages deserve to be legalized in this country....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Information And Communication Technologies

- INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT) Market Size Doubles in Four Years Turkey’s information and communication technologies (ICT) market reached a size of $23.5 billion in 2007, an increase of 12.4 percent from 2006, according to the Turkish Informatics Industry Association (TÜBİSAD). The market, which more than doubled from 2003, has had double-digit growth over the past five years in contrast to the single digit expansion in the U.S. and the European Union. Telecommunications accounted for $18 billion of the market, while information technologies corresponded for $5.5 billion....   [tags: Turkish Technology Market Analysis Turkey]

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Broadcasting And Programing

- Broadcasting and Programing Steiner's Model Steiner's model on programming preferences and broadcasting choices tries to show how stations come to the conclusion of what programming to show. This model goes on the assumption that broadcasters will go after the largest audience possible. Going on the information given about this hypothetical situation, we can predict what each of the four stations in this market will show. There are three distinct audience preferences. The first groups of 1200 viewers has a first programming preference of sitcoms and a second choice of soaps....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Network setup solutions

- WoodCarvings Inc. Solution 1: To use charter pipeline Desktop: IBM ThinkCentre A50 8148 Main Features • 2.4GHz Intel Celeron • 256MB RAM • 40GB HDD • CD-ROM • 10/100/1000 Ethernet • Windows XP Pro Price: $500.00 per desktop (125 users) Printer: IBM InfoPrint 1332n - printer - B/W – laser Main Features • B/W • laser • Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) • A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) • 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi • up to 35 ppm • capacity: 350 sheets • USB • 10/100Base-TX Price: $1,100.00 per printer (5 printers, 20 users per printer)) 24 ports Main Features • 24-port 10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45) Gigabit Ethernet Web Smart managed rackm...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Personal Narrative - Speeding Ticket

- Personal Perspective- Speeding Ticket It was on a burning summer Sunday morning the day I received my initial traffic citation. My best friend and I got this crazy plan the afternoon before it all occurred .We determined that instead of going swimming at the recreational local pool of Tallahassee, we ought to head on in a journey to Panama City beach to enjoy the last week of summer that was left for us. The only problem is that it was 6:00 pm and by the time we arrived at the beach the sun would be hiding in the orient....   [tags: Personal Perspective Essays]

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Presidential Election Speech

- Presidential Election Speech Hello my as many of you know my name is John Moriarty. I am running as the Democratic Candidate for President of the United States of America. So that you understand my positions on certain issues I will tell you a little about myself. I was born on August 16, 1948, my father was a former U.S. senator. I grew up in the Bronx, of New York, and I received a degree in Government from Harvard University. After I graduated I volunteered for enlistment in the U.S. Army and I served in Vietnam....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Nursing Career

- The Nursing Career      I was in a hospital for my co-op placement, I chose this because I was considering nursing as my chosen career path. For this reason, I have researched the nursing career. I have spent many hours in this setting and feel that I have a pretty good understanding as to what goes on day to day.      Before choosing to become a nurse, one must first examine themselves and look to see if they have the right qualities for this demanding job. Some qualities are such; caring, compassion, a strong desire and willingness to help those in need, patience, honesty and above all, good health....   [tags: Co-op Placement Nursing Career Work ]

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Articles of Franchise

- Articles of Franchise What Is Franchising The term franchise covers a wide range of arrangements under which the owner of a product, process, service or even just a name (e.g. sportsman) will issue a license to make or use something in exchange for some form of payment Here are some various types of franchise businesses (which are common to business format franchise): Ø A license to a manufacture a certain product within a certain territory and over a given period of time, have access to any secret process this involves and the use of its brand name in exchange for royalty on the sales....   [tags: Papers]

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- The library and information centres have undertaken collection management of printed books and now challenges in developing collection of electronic resources (e-resources) are waiting. Electronic books (e-books) consist of printed books being digitized or born digitally, the starting rise of new electronic formats. The increase number of e-books especially in UK also brings challenges to the publishers and aggregators, the importance in managing and promoting “e-books as the new electronic medium” (Armstrong and Lonsdale 2005)....   [tags: Library Science, Myilibrary, Netlibrary]

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From Boy to Man

- From Boy to Man It was December 26, 2002, a day that will live in my mind forever. I had just gotten my license three days before, and all I could think about was driving around with my friends and enjoying the thought that I was actually free to go wherever I wanted, and whenever I wanted. My vehicle was a 1994 Dodge. It was the family car that had been passed down. It had gone through my father, brother, and finally down to me. It was a fine piece of machinery, to me anyway....   [tags: Example Personal Narratives]

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Criminal Justice and Computers

- Criminal Justice and Computers Technology affects almost all aspects of society today. Family life, medicine, business, telecommunications, and social life have all been changed for both good and bad. Interesting me in particular, technology (mainly computers) has influenced the criminal justice/law enforcement field. That is my chosen profession that I hope to accomplish. A few summers ago, I had the privilege to ride along in a patrol car two times with the Michigan State Police Bay City Post....   [tags: Technology Essays Police ]

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Software Piracy

- Software Piracy Nowadays, software became part of our everyday life, running everything in the digital world from our PCs to the internet. It is definitely the most valuable technology of the Information age. Software is also the victim of a big problem that exists in homes, schools, businesses and government: Piracy. Copyright laws protect the intellectual property software developers, but unfortunately, not only did new technologies enhanced ways to access and distribute copyrighted work legally but also illegally....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Software Piracy

- Software Piracy Software piracy is the illegal reproduction and distribution of software applications, whether it is for personal use or business. In society today, Internet users are obtaining millions of dollars in software illegally. Piracy includes the illegal copying of programs, counterfeiting and distributing software, and even sharing a program with a friend. Software has become such an important productivity tool, the illegal copying and distribution of software piracy persists globally....   [tags: Illegal Computer Software Program Distribution]

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- One of the greatest things that teenagers look forward to is getting their driver¡¦s licence and getting the freedom to do whatever they want. Ever since graduated licensing began five years ago, on April 1,1994, many people have made good and bad comments about it. The government has recently said that ever since graduated licensing started, there have been fewer accidents involving young drivers. Looking at it another way, it costs consumers less money, beacause fewer cars need to be repair....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Occupier's Liability

- Occupier's Liability Objective The objective of this document is to outline the obligations of the RSPB, as occupier of property. The obligations are set out in two Occupier's Liability Acts 1957 and 1984, and are owed to persons who enter RSPB property either as licensed visitors, or as unlicensed trespassers. The document does not purport to cover every particular situation and those in any doubt should consult Legal and Compliance as to secure their own position. Overview The RSPB owns large quantities of real estate, including many public reserves....   [tags: Papers]

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I.D. Cards

- I.D. Cards An ID card is a type of smart card that contains information about the holder. It can be used to prove the identity of the person and also to let the person access some services. Also, when there is a need to provide identity over the telephone, the card would be easy to use. A smart card is a plastic card that contains a microchip holding information. For it to be feasible the whole population of the country should have one if it were to be used with services. There are different types of ID card schemes that could be used....   [tags: Papers]

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- Title ] Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec FAQ/Strategy Guide™ [ Platform ] PlayStation 2™ [ Version ] v1.01 [ Authors ] Brett "Nemesis" Franklin / OrochiJin - Tim Garza [ E-Mail ] / [ Plug ] [ Updated ] August 26th, 2001 The-chart-that-shows-what's-in-this-FAQ: i. Legal Stuff ii. Updates/Revision History 01. Driving Techniques • Car Information • Ultimate Car Setup Guide • Car Upgrading Tips • How to earn fast cash 02. General Strategies 03....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Filesharing is the act of sharing files over the internet with another person. This can be done directly between two computers or by two computers connecting to a mediating server. These files can be anything: music, videos, books, blueprints, or other documents, many different types of software and programs including video games. Filesharing is also incredibly easy. Free software like bittorrent makes it simple for anyone to fileshare. With the simplicity of filesharing and the huge amount of information available for download it is easy to see how filesharing can be used illegally....   [tags: Technology/Copyright]

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Commercial Vices

- Commercial Vices The commercial vices are gambling, prostitution, and drugs. The appeals of the commercial vices are so strong and widespread that attempts to prohibit them in western countries have always failed. The evils of these vices are threefold: Those who practice them suffer, the criminals who sell them prosper, and the enforcement organizations are expensive, unsuccessful, and often corrupt. Two commercial vices have been accepted as unstoppable, but there evils have been minimized by legalization and regulation....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Civil Engineering

- Civil Engineering The need for Civil Engineers is rapidly growing from day to day. Civil Engineers are vital to the advancement of society. Civil Engineering is the combination of common knowledge and practical planning to the layout of the cities, towns, and communities being developed today. Civil Engineers are involved in the designing and building of the new structures surrounding us, as well as keeping them maintained. Also, Civil Engineers are responsible for finding efficient methods for updating city, town, and community structures....   [tags: essays papers]

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Software Piracy

- Software Piracy Many people these days are guilty of being ‘software pirates’. They justify their actions by claiming they are stealing from the huge corporate company’s that are just out there to make a buck and don’t care about their customers. This viewpoint, however, overlooks the real fact that it is such actions that what is actually hurting customers and those who are law abiding citizens. “Software piracy is the unauthorized copying or distribution of copyrighted software. This can be done by copying, downloading, sharing, selling, or installing multiple copies onto personal or work computers.” (What is Software Piracy?) The whole idea behind software piracy is that you are purchas...   [tags: Software Technology Illegal]

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Riordan Manufacturing

- Virtual Organizations In the past, college graduates would embark on careers in the business world with book learned business theory. Now the college curriculum can include practical use of real world situations in a web-paged virtual organization. This virtual organization allows students experience to review, analyze, troubleshoot and resolve real business problems. This paper will review the virtual company, Riordan Manufacturing, allowing students to review existing business systems, identify improvements or introduce new business systems to allow the company to thrive in the growing technology of the business world....   [tags: Virtual Organization Education]

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee

- Nestled in the Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg has become an area that East Tennessee State University students go to visit. Gatlinburg offers something for many; however, the city has some growing pains such as traffic and limited space. Thus, the city of Gatlinburg offers many things that a traveler could need and want, provided that he or she is willing to overlook the city’s rapid growth. Entertainment in the area is targeted at a wide variety of age groups and interests that include some of East Tennessee State University students....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays]

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- Radio Radio becomes Americas second national mass medium after magazines - 99% of American’s homes have radios - 95% of American’s cars have radios - 40% of Americans listen to the radio between 6 am and midnight - 7% of Americas bathrooms have radios in them Radio: A technological Leap 1835 Samuel F. B. Morse demonstrates his electromagnetic telegraph system March 10, 1876 Alexander Graham Bell sent a message to his associate Thomas Watson with the aid of his new invention, the telephone Heinrich Hertz experiments with radio waves that become known as Hertzian waves and leads to the development of radio broadcasting Guglielmo Marconi used Morse, Bell, and Hertz ideas to tra...   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Piracy Piracy is the unauthorized copying, counterfeiting or distribution of software. Piracy is essentially stealing someone else's intellectual property. The five most common types of software piracy are end user piracy, client-server overuse, Internet piracy, hard disk loading, and software counterfeiting. End User Piracy occurs when an employee of a company reproduces software without the proper authorization. End User Piracy can be done in several different ways: . Using one licensed copy to install a program on multiple computers ....   [tags: Technology Software Computers Essays]

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- Ethnocentrism #1a.> The difference between the way that the Thais deal with traffic accidents is very different from our own in the manner that when an accident occurs they compare the damage done to each vehicle and then the damage done to each person. To call the police is a big waste of time because many other riders do not have a license. After the problem had been taken care of you are not supposed to make any other contact with the other party. It almost seems like the debate between the groups that gathered was the way that the people could get rid of boredom....   [tags: essays research papers]

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