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The Constant Fight for Just Laws

- Many people believe laws are in place to protect them from danger and each other. Thus inferring they take some sort of control over people's actions. Laws are in place by our government (authority) to control a group of people living in a area together (community) (merriam-webster). These laws should not be broken or a penalty fitting the crime will be given, and those responsible will be sentenced to pay. Although not all laws that are broken are meant to be an act of defilement some are broken to show one's stand on a issue or as solidarity to others....   [tags: laws, justice, ]

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Stand Your Ground Laws

- To begin, what is the “Stand Your Ground Law”. Well many states such as: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia have stand your ground laws which state that individuals do not have to retreat before using force in a self- defense situation or many states have laws that are remarkably similar to stand your ground laws....   [tags: State laws, Self Defense Laws]

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The Strict Laws of the Soviet Union

- The strict laws of the Soviet Union and the severe policies of the governing party regarding dissension – the flouting of which made punishments such as internment and forced expulsion to autonomous regions, or even death – led to significant unrest among minority religious and ethnic groups, including Jews. Under the authority of the Soviets, traditional religious practices were replaced secular alternatives , and these policies applied to Gentiles and Jews in equal measure. These traditions were considered “superstitious” and the government even sought to disseminate religious material – such as Passover haggadot – for holidays that contained the ideological pillars of Communism....   [tags: communist party, immigration laws]

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Dietary Laws of the Jewish Religion

- In the Jewish religion dietary laws are one of the most important parts of keeping the faith. These laws are thought to be sent from God to keep the Jewish people pure. Over the year it has became easier for Jews to eat kosher but many people have chosen to assimilate with passing time. A tradition that started around 3500 years ago that has kept its importance. Around 1275 B.C.E many of the Jewish prophets started to talk about kashrut otherwise known as keeping kosher. They talked about how God wanted them to eat only certain foods so that their souls would stay clean....   [tags: Dietary Laws, Purity, Kosher]

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Do Copyright Laws Stifle Creativity?

- a) Cite your selection in MLA style. Lessig, Lawrence. "Do Copyright Laws Stifle Creativity?" Online video clip. YouTube. YouTube, 12 Mar. 2009. Web. 11 Feb. 2014. b) What is the central message of this text. Please explain it in your own words. The central message of this text is that increasingly, outdated copyright laws are being manipulated and put to use in a ludicrous manner. This is resulting in the suppression of people’s ability to generate and share their own creative expressions. c) How would you define your position as an audience member (resistant, neutral, etc.)....   [tags: Copyright Laws]

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Sexual Predatory Laws of Alabama

- Even though Alabama’s sexual predators laws are considered strict, it does not negate the fact Sexual predators often rob their victim of innocent that is never recovered. Furthermore, these sexual predators seek the most vulnerable persons in society to seek assault sexually. Alabama’s laws seek to alleviate however, predators many time will return to a predatory lifestyle even after prison. Technology has only served to enhance sexual predators’ ability to reach out to it victim in private by way of chat room and other social networks....   [tags: Sexual Crimes, Laws, Alabama]

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The Motive For Anti-abortion Laws

- Abortion Abortion have been around for many years, studied for different societies. It was legal in the United States from the earliest times. In the middle 1800s, states began to pass laws that made abortions illegal. There are two different types of abortion.One is Clinic abortion, and the other one is an abortion pill. Abortions are very common. In fact, 3 out of 10 women in the U.S. have an abortion by the time they are 45 years old. The motive for anti-abortion laws varied from state to state....   [tags: anti-abortion laws, criminalization]

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The Segregation Of The Jim Crow Laws

- The legal segregation of people, depending on race was known to Americans as the Jim Crow laws. These laws consisted of many rules and regulations, separating whites from blacks with the claims of separate but equal treatment. Although the laws claimed to be equal, blacks always seemed to end up with the short end of the stick. With the discrimination, unjustified lynching, unfair segregation and the violations their of civil rights, I’d say being an African American during the Jim Crow laws was no walk in the park....   [tags: Jim Crow laws, African American, Race]

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Ag-Gag Laws in Iowa

- From generation to generation, man has been taught that laws are in place to help society not to harm it, but the recent laws that have been passed in states such as Iowa are doing just the opposite. In past few years, undercover investigations have revealed inhumane and unhealthy actions going on in meat processing facilities. Those investigations though were not done by government agencies, but charitable organizations whose purpose is to fight for the rights of animals. When the government agencies do investigate as Peter Singer and Jim Mason brought up in “Meat and Milk Factories,” the investigators are not always able to enforce the policies enacted by the agencies....   [tags: animal processing plants, corruption, laws]

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Uganda's Anti-gay Laws

- There has been an increase of gays all over the world in the last few generations. Some countries have become accepting to it, but others are not having any of it and Uganda, a country in East Africa, is one of them. Uganda has passed severe laws for an anti-gay country. Some laws as severe as life in prison or death sentence. The U.S. should step in and act as an International police force before things get too out of hand because nobody should be put to death or spend lifetime in prison for being who they are....   [tags: Anti-gay Laws]

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Different Gun Laws Around the World

- ... Canadians have somewhat of a limited admittance to firearms, although they are still able to purchase them with ease. Licensing provisions of the Firearms Act aim to ensure proper training and safe storage. Members must possess a license, called a "possession and acquisition license". A firearms safety class must be passed before applying for a license. A non-resident can have a "non-resident firearms declaration" confirmed by a customs officer, which provides that person a temporary 60-day pass to carry a firearm in Canada....   [tags: firearm laws, policies, gun control]

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Comparison of Selected Labor Laws in Pakistan and India

- ... Finally, “probationers” mean workers provisionally employed to fill a permanent vacancy, and who have not completed three months’ service. In the following pages, we have discussed 4 aspects in Labor laws, which are: • Collective Bargaining and Settlement of Industrial Disputes • Contract Employment • Employment Termination • Conditions of Work Hours/Leave   Collective Bargaining and Settlement of Industrial Disputes Collective bargaining is one of the methods wherein the employer and the employees can settle their disputes....   [tags: policies, laws, industrial disputes]

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Trade Mark and Intellectual Property Laws in Singapore

- ... On the business end, there would be some loss of revenue if the products of two different brands are too similar, which is the case in Gucci vs Guess. However, as the brands are targeting two entirely different markets, the loss of revenue for Gucci due to confusion between the products would be highly unlikely. Or it could be said that Gucci has lost some profit from Guess’s alleged copying of design as customers of Gucci would think that they are just buying a marked up product with the same design as Guess’s and hence lost the exclusivity of the brand....   [tags: gucci vs guess, laws]

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Johannes Kepler’s Three Laws of Planetary Motion

- Johannes Kepler was one of the most significant scientists of the Scientific Revolution in the middle ages. Kepler was an astronomer and mathematician who was born in Germany. He showed all the planet’s orbit the sun, and not the sun orbiting the earth. Kepler formed three laws, in which he defines the governing motion of the planets. He was dedicated passionately to circles. Kepler also became the founder of modern optics. His work in developing the Planetary Laws of Motion supersede all discoveries in celestial mechanics....   [tags: planets, motion,optics, laws]

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Newton’s Laws of Motion in Modern Aircrafts

- The world today requires multiple ways of transport, especially over the Atlantic Ocean. During and before the 1900’s, transatlantic travels were very common and are mainly carried out via boats. However, due to the revolutionary change by the Wright brothers, in 1903, the creation of the propeller planes made shorter travel time between one country to another possible. As technology develops, the transportation of cargo and passengers via airplanes became easier and more efficient with the replacement of jet engines in July 16, 1949, by the famous inventor Frank Whittle (FindtheData, n.d.)....   [tags: Newton’s Laws of Motion]

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Do Minimum Wage Laws Increase Unemployment?

- The current minimum wage, as set by federal law, is less than $15 per hour. Is this enough for any person to provide for themselves and their family. Laborers earning the minimum wage don't seem to think so and are wanting an increase in the required minimum wage so they will be paid more by their employers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2015 that 3.6 million workers earned below or at the minimum wage ("Minimum Wage Workers"). At first it sounds wonderful for minimum wage workers to earn extra money and be able to make a better living, but what impact does an increase to the federal minimum wage have on the economy....   [tags: Minimum Wage Laws]

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The Black Codes And Jim Crow Laws

- usually the one in charge, but it turned out that your owner actually was. The father couldn’t do anything and was helpless to provide or protect his family. There were many instances that an African American’s wife would be subjected to rape because the owner wanted to. The husbands couldn’t do anything but look away. It was so bad that many mothers would kill their own children to protect them from a horrible future. Luckily, slavery ended after the Civil War, but what does that mean. Afterwards, there was no difference because of sharecropping....   [tags: African American, Jim Crow laws, United States]

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A Call for a Revision of Mandatory Minumum Drug Laws

- ... This creates a sentencing inversion.” With the discretion of the judges included in the sentencing process, the offenders will get the sentence equal to the crime they committed. A job of a judge is to determine the sentence for an offender that will be fair and just. Through the establishment of this law, judges cannot add their input for when there is extreme circumstances, but the offenders must serve the time attributed to the crime committed. One of the more serious problem with mandatory minimum sentences is that they have a disparate effect on non-White offenders....   [tags: drugs, sentence, judges, severity, laws]

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The Tragedy of the Jim Crow Laws

- Jim Crow laws are about power. Power of one race over another. These laws really highlight the flaws and weakness of human nature. One group of people asserting power over another for the pride and vanity of a system of politics that had been defeated at the cost of thousands of American lives during the civil war. The term "Jim Crow" has its origins of interest also. The interpretation was intended to ridicule the African American by white American's in the position of power. The Jim Crow laws were initiated after the civil war during the deconstruction of the new south and they help to create a racial caste system in the American South....   [tags: Jim Crow Laws Essays]

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Analysis of ‘Stand your Ground’ Laws Encourage Vigilantes

- In recent years, American citizens have increasingly felt the need to protect themselves. This has led to laws being established in many states widely known as stand your ground laws. These laws allow citizens to take action if they feel their life is threatened or they are in potential harm, instead of retreating. Without doubt, this has led to much controversy with individuals taking strong stances on both sides of the issue. Some feel it’s a necessity, while others take the opinion that it is unethical and needs to be repealed across all states....   [tags: cynthia tucker,vigilantism,self defense laws]

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The Laws Known As Jim Crow Law Article On Pbs

- The laws known as “Jim Crow” were laws presented to basically establish racial apartheid in the United States. These laws were more than in effect for “for three centuries of a century beginning in the 1800s” according to a Jim Crow Law article on PBS. Many try to say these laws didn’t have that big of an effect on African American lives but in affected almost everything in their daily life from segregation of things: such as schools, parks, restrooms, libraries, bus seatings, and also restaurants....   [tags: African American, Black people, Jim Crow laws]

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Morality of Disobeying Laws

-      In the articles of “Crito,” by Plato, and “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” by Martin Luther King, Jr., two writers make a case over whether it is moral or not to disobey laws. The question to be answered in our final paper asks whether we agree with what the Laws say about if Socrates was to escape and why we feel that way. It also asks how we think Martin Luther King would have responded to the judgment of the Laws of Athens. In this paper, I will address these questions as well as do a quick overview of each article....   [tags: Plato Crito Philosophy Laws Essays]

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The Need for Stricter Gun Laws in Micheal Gawenda's Book, America's Lethal Affair with the Gun

- ... Throughout most paragraphs, the text includes the persuasive technique of statistics, for example, “American's own an estimated 280 million guns” and “12,000 hand gun deaths... only 160 or so of these deaths have been in self defense.” These statistics persuade readers in a way where it gives the audience an idea of just how dangerous unrestrained and irresponsible gun control laws are, so that the audience agrees that America does in fact need to make the laws stricter. Connotations were also included in the text, but quite seldom....   [tags: control, laws, shot]

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Persuasive Essay on Concealed Weapons Laws

- Persuasive Essay on Concealed Weapons Laws Just imagine for a moment if you would. You Just finished a long hard week of work, and you are looking forward to the reward of going out for a night on the town. You go home get cleaned up, put on your sharpest outfit and head over to your dates house to pick her up. Nothing could be more perfect. The evening air is the right temperature with just enough breeze to catch your cologne and waft it through the air. And the evening itself is enough to remember because of the moons reflection off of the newly harvested fields and ever-flowing creeks....   [tags: Papers Gun Laws Weapon Essays]

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Three Strike Laws

- Three Strike Laws Mandatory minimums and three strike laws, are they really the answer to the crime problem America has faced for years. Many would say yes, including me, as long as it is for a violent crime such as murder, rape or arson; some feel that even theft, drug trafficking or possession, and burglary are all worthy of the 25-to-life sentence that can be carried under the mandatory minimums for three strike laws. A three-strike law is a law that states that you will be sentenced to 25years to life for three violations and convictions of a law....   [tags: Law Laws Argumentative Persuasive papers]

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How Should One Respond to Unjust Laws?

- The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines unjust as “characterized by injustice: Unfair.” At the same time it defines a law as “a binding custom or practice of a community.” With both definitions in mind an unjust law can be described as “a binding custom or practice of a community characterized by injustice and unfairness.” Today one can see unjust laws across the globe, many of which are overlooked by much of the world. At the same time, just laws are often enforced in an unjust manner. The fact that much of the world is corrupt is an obvious fact, however, the appropriate course of action to bring about change, is not always so easy to see....   [tags: Laws Injustice Equality Essays]

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Reforming Credit Laws

- Credit allows consumers to finance transactions without having to pay the full cost of the merchandise at the time of the purchase. A common form of consumer credit is a credit card account issued by a financial institution. Merchants may also provide financing for products which they sell. Banks may directly finance purchases through loans and mortgages. Consumers imperatively rely on credit, so it is necessary that credit laws help protect the consumer. I will discuss some of the major credit laws that impact the consumer, examine whether these laws are working, and talk about possible changes that might be needed to make sure the consumer is rightly protected....   [tags: Credit Card Finance Consumer Protection Laws]

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Today's Drug Laws

- Today's Drug Laws Today?s drug laws seem to do more harm than good. The so-called drug war hasn?t seemed to be as effective as it was intended to be. Its original intent lies in its name, to attack the drug problem in America. Nixon started the war on drugs in the late sixties to stop drug abuse at the source, the distributors. Another intention for the war on drugs was to show individuals taking part in this illegal activity that their participation would cause serious consequences. The government has taken drastic measures to keep drugs out of our nations streets, from attacking the frontline in The Columbian drug fields, to making numerous drug busts in urban cities across the United S...   [tags: Papers Society Laws Drugs Narcotics Essays]

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Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion

- We have all heard the story of the apple falling on Newton's head while he was sitting against the tree, thus giving him the sudden idea for the Universal Law of Gravity. This, as I am sure most of us know, is not really what happened. A more accurate version would probably be, Newton observed an apple falling from a tree and started contemplating the physics of the apple's fall. The acceleration experienced by the apple, which started at zero when hanging in the tree, then increased as the apple fell....   [tags: physics sir isaac newton laws]

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The Laws Is A Country Without Laws

- Following the laws is a very important aspect we the people should obey. A country without laws would create a very huge chaos. If situations such as murder, stealing, and speeding have increased during time, imagine a country which promotes people to not follow its laws. United States is filled with laws that we must follow, and if we don’t consequences will come on hand. People in many occasions don’t like rules since they stand for someone telling them what or what not to do. Though, in order to live in a humanized country we must follow laws which are present for an important reason and punish those who go against them....   [tags: Law, Plato, Martin Luther King, Jr.]

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The Laws And Laws Of Justice And The Constitution

- It can be very unfortunate when valid and trustworthy evidence is suppressed due to corrupted crime scenes and/or the denial of a defendants’ Constitutional rights. During trial, a prosecutor may not use evidence that has been illegally obtained. In Mapp v. Ohio (1961), “the exclusionary rule became the primary principle method to deter Fourth Amendment violations by law enforcement; ergo, the rule additionally supported a normative argument, whereas a court of law should not participate in or condone illegal conduct” (Neubauer & Fradella, 2007....   [tags: Jury, Law, Court, Judge]

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Gun Control Laws And The Laws

- Gun Control Laws Gun control is the set of laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms by civilian. There is a need in this country for gun control laws as well as benefits for the citizenry who own them. It has become a necessity for the most household. It protects the home and family have the need for it arises. It is as equally as necessary to realize the importance of gun laws. Gun laws can prevent the misuse of guns thus; prevent it from falling into the wrong person with mental health and instability....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics]

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The Laws And New Laws

- In theory and supposedly in practice, the lower federal court’s precedent are not binding in state court, because the two courts are meant to “coordinate” with each other and state courts are not meant to be subordinate to federal courts (Frost, 2015). But when it comes to certain popular subjects, states don’t always agree with the standards and precedents that are set by the federal government. This is why it is important to stay knowledgeable of all changes to laws and new laws created. New laws and legislation are constantly being revised and created, and these laws not only affect the citizens who abide them, but also the officers who enforce them....   [tags: United States, U.S. state]

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Competition Laws or Antitrust Laws

- ... In very easy words producers do not waste resources, the consumer and the businesses pay a less amount for the same goods and services and, as a result, consumption begins to grows to the benefit of all involved. Another beneficial effect may seem, at first impression, to be an adverse one: competition crumbles down out the failures, the incompetence, the inefficiency, the fat and slow to respond. Competitors pressure each other to be more efficient, to be lenient and rudeness. This is the very essence of capitalism....   [tags: government control, global services]

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Obey the Laws of God, Not the Laws of Man

- Obey the Laws of God, Not the Laws of Man On Monday, April 11th 2011, France became the first country to put into force a law that bans Muslim women wearing the Burqa in any public setting. Not only did this ban create a global debate, a domino effect on other countries to put forth the same law, but also creating tension among French Muslims and their citizens (Ulusoy). The Quran asks believing women to cover although Muslim women interpret covering their bodies in different ways. The Burqa covers the entire face and body and has netting surrounding the eyes....   [tags: muslim ban, burqa, religious freedom]

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The Laws of the Races

- A great deal of discrimination was put onto the African Americans, by the White Americans during the 1930s, intensifying many situations of the American society. The Jim crow laws has been the cause of the segregations that occurred between the races. The laws restrict the many rights of the African Americans. The goal of the Jim Crow laws was to limit the communication between the colored races and whites. (Henry Hampton) The Jim Crow Laws consist of many types of segregations which includes: segregation of public education, segregation of transportation, and segregation of public places which impacted the relationships between races. To begin, many kinds of segregation in schools existe...   [tags: segregation, discrimination, jim crow]

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Gun Laws And Gun Control Laws

- America has a massive gun problem, and lives are lost everyday because of it. Stricter gun control laws would reduce gun deaths. Firearms are the leading implement used in homicides and less access to guns would help lower this statistic. Massacres can and would be reduced as well. Guns cannot safely be used as a means of self defense either, and bringing a gun into any situation turns it into a life or death scenario. If a gun is locked in a safe then it is not useful, and if it is not in the safe then it is not safe (Jefferies)....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States, Crime]

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The Laws Of The Law

- Laws are particularly difficult to formulate, they need careful examination and law makers need great foresight, since even the smallest of loopholes can lead to unintended consequences. Judge James Buckley passed FERPA as an amendment to another law, so passing FERPA was not difficult. However, the way the law was adopted meant that those effected by the law didn’t have a chance at a hearing. Universities and high schools became confused over the FERPA guidelines, which were very general originally because Buckley believed these types of regulations were better left to the states....   [tags: College, High school, Privacy, University]

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The And The Sea Laws

- After several years, three to be exact the drawn out argument dealing with the “South China Sea” (Hooper) finally came to a halt. This case began when “the Philippines” (Hooper) confronted “China’s maritime” (Hooper) over the sea. Though everyone thought china would win the case “the tribunal” (Hooper) which is a justice court actually sided with “the Philippines” (Hooper). Since the court did not rule in favor of China it was determined that all of their claims were actually “invalid under international law” (Hooper)....   [tags: United States, Philippines, Southeast Asia]

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The Laws by Plato

- From its very outset The Laws is immediately different from the other Platonic dialogues. Although Socrates’ role had become gradually less important in the perceived chronology of the dialogues, The Laws is the only Platonic dialogue in which he does not appear . The un-named Athenian stranger, who is widely believed to represent Plato himself , takes his place. The Athenian stranger is joined by Megillus of Sparta and Cleinias of Crete who spend a long day’s walk discussing laws. This is the setting, and as usual Plato’s choice of characters is symbolic; Megillus represents Spartan political principles, while Cleinias represents the Athenian principles....   [tags: Philosophy, Politics]

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Laws in the Organizations

- It is the accountability of Human Resource and the organization to make sure that they are in compliance with state and federal laws that relates to worker practices. A organization’s hand book that is provided to the employees is considered to be the foundation of information that is utilized in management in order to help out managers so that they can avoid any legal actions brought on by the workers and outer entity. A Human Resource manager should be familiar with all the systems of rules that are being enforced within an organization, also should be knowledgeable about what the organization’s written contract and measures within handing employee’s issues pertaining to disagreements and...   [tags: Human Resource Management ]

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From Stars and Stripes to Rising Sun: A Study of Patent Laws in the United States and Japan

- From Stars and Stripes to Rising Sun: A Study of Patent Laws in the United States and Japan Introduction There is no question that the United States and Japan are technological leaders of the world. They are two of the nations with the highest annual number of intellectual property patents granted.1 Both nations have achieved such great successes in the world of intellectual property as a result of a variety of reasons. Among these reasons is the encouragement of innovation and invention with monetary benefits in return....   [tags: Patent Laws Japan USA Essays]

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The Antitrust Laws

- “The Antitrust Laws” Research Paper There once was a time where dinosaurs roamed the earth. Some dinosaurs were stronger than others, making them the superior creatures. The Tyrannosaurus Rex is not that different from a corporate empire; both T-Rexes and monopolies ruled the land with little to no competition. They devoured the weak, crushed the opposition, and made sure they were king, but then, all of a sudden, they were extinct. The giants that once were predators became prey, whether it be a natural disaster or the Antitrust laws they no longer had control over the whole....   [tags: DInosaurs, Tyrannosaurus Rex]

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The Employment Laws

- Introduction The purpose of this research is to prove that the employment at will doctrine does not protect the employee population in the United States. The fact that if you look at the way the doctrine is written it protects the employers and firms, and this as a result creates discrimination. This in itself creates an unsafe and sometime unstable work environment because of the potential for high turnover, costly training, and low morale amongst employees. There are certain factors that must be considered within the employee at will doctrine such as union protection, the economy, contracting verses employment, discrimination and the economic stance on the United States is currently in....   [tags: Employee Population, protection, United States]

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The Gas Laws

- ... In terms of each other, the pressure-volume law states that “the volume of a given amount of gas held at constant temperature varies inversely with the applied pressure when temperature and mass are constant”. Another way to identify it, is saying that their products are constant, PV=C. Then you can eventually derive the theory of “pressure goes up, when volume goes down” and vice versa. The next gas law, is Charles’s Law, which states “that the volume of a given amount of gas held at constant pressure is directly proportional to the Kelvin temperature....   [tags: properties, compressibility]

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Just and Unjust Laws: Should the Unjust Laws be Obeyed?

- "One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws." Martin Luther King's words, which just correspond with the above assertion, perfectly tell us what to do in face of laws, either just or unjust. To be sure, modern laws are made to express the general will, a will that aims at the common good. This means that laws in most cases intend to protect every social member’s rights under the principle of justice and fairness....   [tags: judicial, law enforcement]

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Philosophy: If Nature is Governed by Laws, What is the Orign of the Laws?

- Some of my thoughts lately. If nature is governed by laws 3 questions arise: 1. What is the origin of the laws. 2. Are there any exceptions to the laws, ie., miracles. 3. Is there only one set of possible laws. Many scientists, philosophers, and theologians have tried to answer these questions. Kepler, Newton, Galileo, and Descartes-- and their answer to the first question was traditionally God as the embodiment of the laws of nature. Unless one endows God with some other attributes such as being the God of the Old Testament employing God as a response merely substitutes one mystery for another....   [tags: Kepler, Newton, Galileo]

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Bullying Laws Vs. States That Have Infidelity Laws

- Running Head: Infidelity 6 States that Have Infidelity Laws Vs States that don’t have Infidelity Laws. Is There a Decrease in Those States that Have Infidelity Laws. Codes to a Relationship Ownen, Rohades, and Stanley compared sliding and deciding that occur in relationships. This article was written in 2013 under the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy. The Procedure of this article took place in the United States within different cities and states. This article depicts on what relationships consist of and what format should be consist in relationships that could remove Adultery....   [tags: Family therapy, Marriage]

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Controversial U.S. Laws: Are the Laws Propagating Crime?

- Controversial U.S. Laws: Are the Laws Propagating Crime. Every law has its own history, and most of the laws have some or the other positive and negative points. Some laws give too much freedom and some laws restrict every movement, but there should be a constricting line drawn somewhere to define a law in a specific manner. A law should never be misused to hurt human beings, but the “Stand Your Ground Law” has raised some recent controversies because of the Zimmerman vs. Martin case. Sari Horwitz says in her article, “Holder: Justice Dept....   [tags: legal situation, america]

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United States Laws Vs. Federal Laws

- Since the beginning of our nation States Laws vs Federal Laws has always been debated from the Federalist wanting a powerful national government to the Anti-Federalist who preferred the states to govern themselves rather than a powerful national government. So the question is, should states have the ability to pass laws in violation to federal laws. The answer to that question can be unclear since everyone’s views can differ; in fact, having a more diversified America, while keeping the liberties within the people, and the prevention of having an oppressive Federal government are three reasons states should have the ability to violate federal Laws....   [tags: United States, U.S. state]

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Laws and Criminalities a Major Concern

- Laws and Criminality It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important. -Martin Luther King, jr Introduction Laws are very important and need to be applied in all countries to prevent criminality. There are many crimes happening in this world and strict laws are made to prevent them. There are different laws for different crimes that are committed, if a robbery, it might end up with prison and in case of murder it could result in death as punishment....   [tags: mumbai, punishments]

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The Effects of the Jim Crow Laws

- ... If a black man offered anything physically to a white woman he could be accused as raping her. (Pilgram n. pag.)Whites nor blacks were able to eat with each other. If they did eat with each other, the whites would be served before the blacks were, and there was something between to divide them, so they were not considered eating together.(Pilgram n. pag.) Blacks were not allowed to show any affection towards whites, because they got offended. (Pilgram n. pag.) In addition to, discrimination was strong and took over during this time period....   [tags: exclusion, race, lynching]

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The Nuremberg Laws And The Nazi Party

- January 30th, 1933 marked the beginning of the end for the Jews of Eastern Germany. On this day, President Paul von Hindenburg named Adolf Hitler the chancellor of Germany. Hitler’s rise to power was fueled by the people’s frustration that stemmed from the harsh blow of the Treaty of Versailles and the economic downturn of their country (“The Nuremberg Laws”). As a member of the Nazi Party, Hitler believed that as the Aryan race, they were in fierce competition with the Jews for world domination....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Germany, Jews, The Holocaust]

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Are Laws Essential to Human Happiness?

- Laws are vital to human happiness because they are the guide of life, and knowing what you ought to do and what is expected of you. Laws can be the perfect escort to the world but they are times in which laws should be broken, and it becomes the person’s choice to know if they go with what the law is saying or not. That is why there is wonderful people who exceed human morals, they made the choice of following the laws or having their own voice against something they do not believe in. Laws are what helps order the world....   [tags: guide, life, morals, society, functions]

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The Jim Crow Laws in the South

- Jim Crow South Racism was prominent in the Colonial seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Racism is the belief that the physical characteristics of a person determine the capabilities in which that individual is best fit to do. Race was the foundation of all slavery and eventually led to what would be known as the Jim Crow Laws. At this time, the North and South expressed different opinions on slavery and superiority between races. The constant struggle for equality among African Americans was battled out in the American Civil War (1861-1865)....   [tags: racial turmoil, reconstruction era]

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Gun Laws And The State Of Alabama

- "Alabama Gun Laws" Alabama gun laws and the control of guns are a hot topic in the State of Alabama. Some say gun laws are way too strict. Others say they are not strict at all, and want them to be stricter. I will provide an informative look at gun laws and regulations in the state of Alabama. First by determining what is the legal age to purchase and possess a gun and gun permit. Secondly by determining who qualifies for a gun and who does not by law. Finally by answering the question, where can you legally carry your firearm, and where you cannot carry one....   [tags: Firearm, Shotgun, Handgun, Gun]

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The Laws are killing the Right to Die

- Is breaking an unjust law justified or punishable. Unjust laws cause people to rebel because they go against their beliefs. In the play Antigone by Sophocles, Antigone goes against the law to help her family member. The pressures of society cause Antigone and modern day physicians to go against the laws and take action on events that no one else is going to act upon because they do not have the courage to do so. Patients suffering from a terminally ill disease that give their consent to the doctor, give the right to their doctor to euthanize them....   [tags: Breaking the Law, Justifiable, Punishable]

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The On The Laws Of Heaven And The Dark Dominion

- “Laws alone cannot secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be a spirit of tolerance in the entire population.” a saying taken from the brilliant Albert Einstein means that laws are here to protect us yet, they are always broken and those who break those laws will then suffer. This quote refers to Lucifer rebelling against heaven and being consigned to hell or the “dark dominion”(2). The meaning of this poem is that Lucifer has broken the laws of heaven by rebelling and is therefore suffering for it, there is no way out of his hell no matter how hard he tries to re-enter heaven.You break the law and you suffer the consequences, while...   [tags: Hell, Poetry, Heaven, Iambic pentameter]

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The Stain of the Jim Crow Laws

- In the years 1877 and 1960, and all those between, the United States practiced widespread racial discrimination in the form of the Jim Crow laws (Pilgrim). Under these laws, legalized further by the court case Plessy v. Ferguson, black citizens were made second class in all forms of social and intellectual life. Members of the black community were segregated to separate and unequal establishments, suppressed by both the legal system as well as their white neighbors (“Examples of Jim Crow Laws”)....   [tags: Race]

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The Cosmogonies of Genesis and the Laws of Manu

- Philosophy of Religion The cosmogonies of Genesis and the Laws of Manu The symbolic world views of how the world was created can be described through the cosmogonies of Genesis and the Laws of Manu. It is through these theories that one can learn how the universe came into existence. Many individuals consider a certain religion to be their ultimate realm of reality, and it is within religion that these symbolic world views come into play. The cosmogony of Genesis began along a sacred history of time where god created merely by speaking....   [tags: evil, christianity, islam, god]

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Gun Laws in the United States

- Gun law in the U.S. is defined by several states and federal statuses. In the U.S., the protection against infringement of the right to keep and bear arms is addressed in the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosive is enforce by the Federal Gun Laws. In today’s society, it is simple that we argue and blame guns for senseless attacks and not the person pulling the trigger of a gun. It’s a question whether people want to follow current gun policies or disagree with them....   [tags: gun control, firearms, amunitions]

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Anti Bullying Laws are not Working

- It seems as if everyday there is someone new getting bullied ,even though there are laws that prevent this from happening . The U.S. needs to enforce all anti-bullying laws, to insure there are no more victims . Having bullying laws in place for everyone is so beneficial because they serve to protect the rights to the victims “Bullying is the use of force threat or coercion to abuse ,intimidate or, aggressively impose domination over others”(The Effects...1). Bullying may be caused because of race , religion , gender ,sexuallity ,and even apperance....   [tags: victims, abusers, school districts]

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The Battle Over The Laws And Regulation

- These three battlefields are; the battle over the laws and regulation that govern our economy and how they are enforced, chapter seven, the battle of the budget, chapter eight, and that of monetary policy and macroeconomics, chapter nine. In chapter seven he states that the law is supposed to protect the weak against the powerful, but as we have seen in previous chapters the powerful use the law to benefit and propel them. In this chapter the then focuses on three aspects of rules and regulation, which most affect the American economy; these are the predatory lending, Bankruptcy law, and the foreclosure process....   [tags: Unemployment, Monetary policy, Inflation]

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Gun Laws Should Not Be Banned

- Something to also consider is although we have many gun laws, not all are enforced. For instance, the Brady Bill gets easily nullified. This bill enforces a waiting period and a background check to buy a firearm. One example of the bill being nullified is, some states nearly nullify the federal law by removing individuals from the NCIS list, which is a list that prohibits certain people from buying weapons if they have completed their sentence. Another way the law is nullified, is buying a firearm through an unregulated forum....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States]

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Virginia Law And The Virginia Laws

- The late 1600’s was a very hard time if you were not rich and white. The rich southerners had, it seems, control over the wealth and people. They would soon lose control of some slaves, but would regain the control through unrighteous laws known as the Virginia Laws. The Virginia Laws were created in an attempt to not only profit even more from the slaves but to curb rebellion. The laws however, do give insight to the success of rebellious slaves due to the fact that the rich southerners felt the need to establish these laws....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States]

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Gun Laws In The State of Georgia

- Georgia has many gun laws, which help protect the state and the people in the state. The laws range from having a permit to carry a hand gun, where you cannot carry a handgun, what kind of guns you can carry without having a firearm permit, what age someone can buy a gun. The second amendment gives us the right to bear arms not just in the state of Georgia but it gives us the right everywhere. Georgia also has a law about the possession of people with guns who was involved in a crime, minors with the possession of handguns, and possession of dangerous weapons and the possession of a firearm under the influence in the state....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]

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Laws and Regulations in the Health Industry

- Laws and Regulations in the Health Industry Every day, the health and medical industry continues to grow and mature and is now one of the most needed and necessary industries in the world today. This is an industry I would really enjoy being a part of later on in my life because it is constantly changing, I would never do the same task every day and I would feel secure since it is consistently in demand. I job I would particularly like to have in this industry would be the career of plastic surgeon....   [tags: quality and reasonable prices in healthcare]

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Copyright Laws Are A Form Of Governance

- Copyright laws are a form of governance designed to protect the intellectual property of authors, inventors, and other individuals creating innovations or inventions. Intellectual property consists of published and unpublished books, manuscripts, paintings, music works, sound recordings, movies, choreographic works, architectural works, sculptures, and even pantomime works among others (Copyright Works, 2012). The World Intellectual Property Organization states that: "Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce" (What is Intellectual, n.d.)....   [tags: Copyright, Property, United States copyright law]

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The Rights Of Gun Control Laws

- Firearms have played an important role in our history, the founding fathers wrote into the Constitution the Second Amendment. The right to bear arms was written in a different time and is very vague, but still guarantees all citizens the right to protect their family and property. Some parts of our history were brutal and devastating but other parts were liberating and history changing. Firearms have been used by almost everyone from military members to homeowners, but some people took firearms and used them to rob banks, hurt people and much more....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States]

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The 21 Irrefutable Laws Of Leadership

- Throughout life one faces many situations therefore coming into contact with a variety of different people, in turn making relationships that one can learn from. It is from the opportunities we have working with others that we form our own personal leadership traits. There are many different leadership styles and over the course of the many opportunities that I have to serve as a leader, I have not only developed, but formed my personal leadership style. In his book, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John Maxwell explores laws that include aspects of leadership such as laws that can be learned, laws that stand alone, and laws that carry consequences, but all are the foundations of leade...   [tags: Leadership, Management, Skill, Social influence]

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The Laws Of Nature Are Not Difficult

- Objective truths are meant to be unchallenged and believed in to govern and maintain structure in a world full of uncontrollable desires. For example, the laws of nature are “immutable and eternal” and provide a guideline to establish rules for a healthy way of living. Never will there be a world that can coexist peacefully together without a single minute spent untangling a problem or breaking up a skirmish. There will always be people who are outliers and choose to go on a different path than everyone else....   [tags: Human, State of nature, Political philosophy]

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The Many Perspectives Of Gun Laws

- The Many Perspectives of Gun Laws Families across the nation, over the years, have been leaning towards a community allowing, enforcing, and regulating gun policies. There is a sense of comfort and safety that follows a purchase of a mechanism capable of defending lives, or, more unfortunately, having adverse outcomes. Indirectly, many crimes have been linked to possession and trafficking of illegal, undocumented guns. Although guns aren’t to blame for the breakdowns of societies and communities, the conclusive While observing gun laws, there are some factors to take into consideration....   [tags: United States, Firearm, Gun]

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The Crime Of Hate Crime Laws

- . Spaid argues that hate crime laws, sometimes referred to as “reform laws,” are ultimately ineffective, harmful, and maintain an oppressive and violent system in which it claims to resist. These laws “include crimes motivated by the gender identity and/or expression of the victim,” (79) implicated in seven states across the country, such as the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, created after the hate murders of these two men fueled by bigotry and hate. Proponents of these laws argue that they would work as “preventative messages,” and increase the regard in which these crimes are considered, under the terms of preserving the humanity of these victims, often tran...   [tags: Criminal justice, Crime, Hate crime, Punishment]

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Gun Laws Should Not Be Made

- Gun control yes or no “If guns kill people; then pencils misspell words, cars make people drive drunk and spoons made Rosie O’Donnell fat.” (Anonymous) The author is saying that if guns kill people then that is giving a lifeless object a mind of its own, giving it the ability to harm without it having to have a brain to make the decision. Gun control is a major issue right now, some believe that the United States needs to have more laws created and passed restricting who can have guns and when they can be used....   [tags: Gun politics in the United States, Firearm, Gun]

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The Internet and Defamation Laws in Canada

- How free is freedom of the press in Canada. The freedom of press is guaranteed by Section 2 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: “Everyone [has] the fundamental freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication” (Media Law). However, Section 1 states that the fundamental freedoms in democracy can be limited for justifiable reasons: “The Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees the rights and freedoms set out in it subject only to such reasonable limits prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society” (Media Law)....   [tags: Social Networking, Social Network]

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The Man that Created the Laws of Motion

- The Man that Created the Laws of Motion Sir Isaac Newton, the man that helped people figure out why things move and how they move, had a very interesting life. In the beginning of his early life, he dealt with hardships, and progressed to be an extremely inspiring man later in his life. In college he had many breakthroughs with his scientific works, including the laws of physics that we still use today. His life has answered many of people’s scientific questions that are still being asked today in physics’ classrooms all around the world....   [tags: Physics studies, Sir Isaac Newton]

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Gun Laws And The Misuse Of The Weapon

- With c Despite certain consequences, there are strict gun laws to prevent the misuse of the weapon. Several reasons for a need for gun are self-defense or the use of hunting, etc. What may start as good intentions could be used in a means of chaos and havoc. Often people who result to violence use their gun as source of power and security. In a scenario where someone is being threaten in a life or death situation, if a gun is present, the owner of the gun has a sense of security. The owner might trigger the gun or threaten someone with it, but not fire it....   [tags: Firearm, Concealed carry in the United States]

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Should Unjust Laws Be Obeyed?

- John Stuart mill wrote on liberty which basically was about freedom and that what majority says is right. Since we don’t live in a perfect world we often have laws that are unjust. Many civil activists believe that not only it is our right but it is our obligation to disobey unjust laws. The question that rises is where this freedom comes from. These civil activists believe that we have god given rights that no one can take away. Laws that unjust and interfere with our rights should not be obeyed....   [tags: freedom, disobedience, relativist]

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The Influence of the Three Strikes Laws

- The Three Strikes laws is a law that was first employed in the 1990’s and was established due to the public's dissatisfaction with other laws that were not reducing crime. In 2012 legislators finally realized that the Three Strikes law was not doing what it was intended to do and revised it to impose life sentences to the most violently dangerous criminals. The law allows for a person to be sentenced to prison for 25 years to life after their third strike. Prior to 2012 all crimes committed by criminals were considered under the three strikes....   [tags: Crime Reduction, Incarceration Increase]

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The Strikes Laws Should Not Be Legal

- With the three-strike law increasing the prison sentences of someone who convicted two or more violent crimes you have to wonder how did this strike law come into effect. Did the law serve justice, and why is everyone so focused on California more than any other states such as Massachusetts, New York, etc. In the United States, the three-strikes laws are laws that give the courts permission to impose harsher sentences on people that are convicted of an offense if they have been convicted before on two accounts of serious criminal offenses....   [tags: Crime, Murder, Prison, Felony]

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