Attorney Essays

  • Career: District Attorney

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    democratic society. Many people in these 21st century society wonder, “When is Justice to be done?” For district attorneys, it’s their job to bring that “justice” and to restore social stability upon these threats. As a District Attorney, it’s important to ensure the protection of the victims and to punish the delinquents for their mischief. Before a person can officially become a district attorney, they are required (depending on the states of the U.S.) to have a high school diploma, a four-year college

  • Attorney Engagement Letter Essay

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    Whether a person wants to hire an attorney, or an attorney plans to sign a new client, an attorney engagement letter is recommended before a contract is signed. This letter helps protect the attorney’s and client’s legal rights and obligations and makes the relationship clear before a contract is signed. An attorney engagement letter is required for: • A lawyer or law firm that is providing services to a business or individual • An individual who is contracting with a lawyer or law firm for legal

  • An Analysis of the Sources of Disagreements between David Cole & Attorney General John Ashcroft

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    These two articles, one, an address by Attorney General John Ashcroft to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, and the other, an article written by David Cole that appeared on the Amnesty International web site, deal with the ethics and Constitutionality of the United Stated Patriot Act. David Cole, a professor at Georgetown University Law Center, argues that the Patriot Act violates citizen’s civil rights and unfairly imprisons innocent individuals. Attorney General John Ashcroft counters that the

  • Attorney Ethical Dilemmas

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    Attorneys are responsible for the trust, livelihood, and lives of their clients. These clients can rest assured that the information they send to and receive from their lawyer is protected. Certain cases, can involve months of work and research, which can can end in the accumulation of many others. Some of these documents could reflect trail strategies, legal advice, and personal issues of the client. Since clients have limited knowledge of the attorney client privilege, they may believe the documents

  • Common Themes In Maya Fey's Ace Attorney

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    by Engarde, wither he defends a guilty man, or Maya dies. This case begs the question, is it better to risk harm to those you love to expose the Truth, or is it better to keep yourself and loved ones safe and obscure the Truth. As you can see, Ace Attorney often deals with the conflict between truth and Truth. Another common element of Ace Attorney’s gospel is that of Redemption and rebirth. As discussed previously, Edgeworth starts out as a dirty and conniving prosecutor, who uses intimidation, faked

  • Game Investigation Essay: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

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    Game Investigation Essay: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Linh Dang 7MN Mr Mark Ginder The Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney series is a series of interactive novel video games made by Capcom for Nintendo devices first released in 2001. It was based around the main playable defense attorney known by the players as Phoenix Wright. The games in this series are based on the Japanese law system, where infinite odds are stacked upon the defense. The series is an innovative and popular one, being among

  • case study

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    suggests. Considering this concept, we may no longer believe that a good lawyer is simply an effective legal advocate. Rather, a good attorney should be effective morally, as well as representing his client’s cause. It is because of this that one cannot conclude that a good attorney is one who just wins cases. A lawyer is not just a good legal advocate. An attorney must conduct himself in the behavior of a morally good person and practice desirable character traits. I believe that the moral agent

  • Perceptions of Men and Women Revealed in Susan Glaspell's Trifles

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    privy to the same information and have an opportunity to discuss the investigation. The characters themselves are symbols. George Henderson, who is the county attorney, is perceived to be very intelligent and will be able to convict Mrs. Wright of the murder of her husband. Henry Peters, the sheriff, is not as well educated as the county attorney but desires to uphold the law. Lewis Hale, a neighboring farmer, is the person who discovers Mr. Wright's body. Mr. Wright who is dead, is the symbol that allows

  • Court Experience

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    Court Experience I went to the court session on Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 and stayed until around 4:35. They did not start court though until a little after 2. Before court started everyone was talking to each other and having a good time. There was only one other person in the courtroom besides myself watching the trial and that person was also from this class. When court resumed the lawyers were trying to agree to certain things concerning the trial before the jury came back in. Since I had

  • Criminal Trial Process Paper

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    trial. Key Players: In the adversarial system there are three, and sometimes four key players that make up the criminal trial process. These key players are the Crown attorney, the defence attorney and the judge or justice or the court. There is however in some cases juries involved in the trial process as well. The Crown attorney represents what is seen as the king or queen of the country, however they in actual fact represent the police officers and other law enforcers as well as the general public

  • Executing the Innocent

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    innocent human life. United States Supreme Court decisions of the 1990’s (Coleman v. Thompson and Herrara v. Collins) illustrate the existence of serious risk and suggest some explanations for it. I live in a city (Philadelphia, PA) whose District Attorney seeks the death penalty more often, and with greater success, than any other D.A. in the United States. In Philadelphia, as elsewhere in the U.S., the majority of defendants in capital trials are poor, and rely on court appointed defense lawyers

  • Dead Man Walking

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    killing a young couple, and is placed on death row. He writes to Sister Helen, who agrees to come to the prison and visit him. Poncelot immediately says he did not commit the crime, and Helen believes the prisoner. Helen gets Poncelot an attorney, but the attorney fails and Poncelot is sure to be executed by the government. The film does not state a clear bias for the death penalty, but it gives the viewer the chance to decide if capital punishment is right or wrong. At the beginning of the film,

  • divorce decree

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    Petitioner, *{{______}}*, *[appeared in person and through attorney of record, [name]*{{[name]}}*, and announced ready for trial.]**[did not appear in person but has agreed to the entry of this order as evidenced by Petitioner's signature below.]* Respondent, *{{______}}*, *[appeared in person and announced ready for trial.]**[appeared through attorney of record, [name]*{{[name]}}*, and announced ready for trial.]**[appeared in person and through attorney of record, [name]*{{[name]}}*, and announced ready

  • A Jury of her Peers by Susan Glaspell

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    a mysterious, small-town murder unfolds. In the beginning of the story, Martha Hale leaves her house in half-disarray to meet with her husband, the county attorney, Mrs. Peters, and Mr. Peters, the county sheriff. The five travel up to the Wright household to investigate the murder of Mr. Wright. Mr. Hale explains to the county attorney that the previous day Mrs. Wright had told him in a shockingly matter-of-fact way that her husband was dead. She had said that he was strangled in their bed

  • Reproductive Rights

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    narrowly confirmed as the nation’s next attorney general after serious controversy surrounding his nomination. He has faced wide-ranging attacks on his views on abortion. “If I had the opportunity to pass but a single law,” Ashcroft told a conservative newsletter in 1998, “I would fully recognize the constitutional right of life of every unborn child and ban every abortion except for those medically necessary to save the life of the mother.” (Issues2000). As Attorney General for Missouri, he defended all

  • Inherit The Wind

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    jury, which resulted in an unfair trial. In conclusion, the defense suffered through many unfair circumstances throughout the drama “Inherit the Wind.” The first instance of the town’s prejudice is the overall affection for Brady, the prosecuting attorney. This is demonstrated when Brady first comes to the town and is greeted by a barrage of food and the citizens of Hillsboro singing “Gimme That Old-Time Religion,” the lyrics of which quickly change to “It is good enough for Brady, and it’s good enough

  • A Jury of Her Peers, by Susan Glaspell

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    In “A Jury of Her Peers” by Susan Glaspell, Minnie Foster Wright is the main character, even though the reader never sees Mrs. Wright. The story begins as Mrs. Hale joins the county attorney, Mr. Henderson; the sheriff, Mr. Peters; Mrs. Peters; and her husband in a “big two-seated buggy” (188). The team men are headed the Wright house to investigate Mr. Wright’s murder. Mrs. Peters is going along to gather some belongings for Mrs. Wright, who is currently being held in jail, and Mrs. Hale has been

  • Repression of Women Exposed in Susan Glaspell's Trifles

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    felt in the house as the sheriff and court attorney entered the house symbolized the same coldness brought about by Mr. Wright. For the house to be cold and gloomy and everything else outside the total opposite, was much more than just coincidence. It was as if when you entered the house a cadaver, cold and clammy, had embraced you in its arms. “ I don’t think a place’d be any cheerfuller for John Wright’s being in it”, Mrs. Hale told the court attorney (11). Mrs. Hale knew perfectly well what kind

  • Trifles

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    another woman from being charged with murdering her husband. Mrs. Wright is the suspect in the murder of her husband, who was strangled in his sleep, found with the rope still around his neck. The sheriff and an attorney are examining Mrs. Wrights home for evidence. Mr. Henderson, the attorney, speaking of Mrs. Wright says, “Here’s a nice mess, ..Dirty towels! Not much of a housekeeper, would you say, ladies?” (Kirszner & Mandell 1166) Mrs. Hale, the suspects neighbor, defends Mrs. Wright immediately

  • Push, Pull or Drag in....Another Misleading TV Commercial

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    commercial can be confusing to many consumers, and end up misleading the consumer into a deal they did not expect. The Attorney General and the Department of Motor Vehicles of several States are now putting auto dealers on notice. In the states of New York and Nevada they are warning them: “Your advertisements had better be accurate” (Knapp, Eyewitness News, 2004). Studies from the Attorney General of New York Eliot Spitzer, gives many consumer tips to finding misleading advertisements. “Push, Pull, and