Case Brief Essays

  • Case Brief

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    Case Citation The case I chose to do was Patrick Joseph Potter, Appellant, v. Green Meadows, Par 3, Appellee. The case was found in the Southern Reporter, volume 510 starting on page 1225. The District Court of Appeal of Florida, First District heard the case and made its decision on August 13, 1987; 510 So. 2d 1225 (Fla. App. 1 Dist. 1987). Summary of Facts The original case in question consisted of golfer being injured and filing charges of neglect against the owner of the Green Meadows Par 3 golf

  • Mathew Shepard Case Brief

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    Matthew Shepard Case Brief Facts: Twenty one year old, University of Wyoming college student, Matthew Shepard, died October 12, 1998 at 12:53 a.m. after spending five days in a comma due to massive injuries and head trauma in a robbery and hate crime assault (Matthew Shepard, 2000 [on-line]). Matthew Shepard met Aaron McKinney (22) and Russell Henderson (21) of Laramie in a local bar called Fireside Lounge. McKinney and Henderson had been drinking. The two led Shepard to believe they were gay and

  • arzu v. arzu case brief

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    Richard Arzu v. Frank Arzu and Estanisalo Arzu 597 N.Y.S. 2d 322 Brief PROCEDURAL HISTORY: Richard Arzu brought action against his father, Frank Arzu, and step-mother, Estanisalo Arzu, alleging misrepresentation and fraud in connection with a medical malpractice action settlement monies which Frank entrusted to his father; and seeking compensatory damages and related relief. The Supreme Court, Bronx County, Silver J. , vacated ex parte order of attachment against defendants’ real and personal property

  • Case Brief Schindler V Schiavo

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    Briefing a Case Case Name: Schindler v. Schiavo • Who is the plaintiff? The defendant? The plaintiffs are Robert Schindler and Mary Schindler. The defendant is Michael Schiavo. • What is the issue? Mr. Schiavo obtained permission to stop his wife’s life sustaining treatment after many years in a vegetative state. Her parents, however, are fighting to continue to keep their daughter alive and ultimately obtain guardianship over their daughter (Fla. App. 2001). • What court is this in? Court

  • case brief

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    Case Brief Case Citation: SOLORIO v. UNITED STATES 483 U.S. 435 (1987) (No. 85-1581) Procedural History: The petitioner, who was serving as an active member in the United States Coast Guard, was facing a general court martial in New York for sexually abusing the underaged daughters of fellow Coast Guard members while serving at his previous duty station in Alaska and at his current duty station in New York. Solorio filed a motion to dismiss the charges stemming from Alaska arguing the court

  • Case Brief Case

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    Diane Lara Case Brief Template Case: COLUMBIA MEDICAL CENTER OF LAS COLINAS INC v. HOGUE III (2004) Facts: Who are the parties to the lawsuit, what is their dispute, and which court are they arguing in? In your own words, only include the few important facts necessary to understand the case; e.g. the time of day a defendant was arrested is usually not important, etc. Issue: The appellants are claiming that the court erred in determining that the Medical Liability and Insurance Improvement Act

  • Brief History Of Apple Computers

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    Brief History of Apple Macintosh The first Macintosh was the 128 K released first in 1984. Macintosh was first affordable computer to include a GUI (Graphical User Interface). It was built around the Motorola 6800 chip which was significantly faster than previous processors. It came in a small case with a black and white monitor built- in. It even came with a mouse and keyboard. Big progress from the Apple I which came out in 1976 which included only the circuit board, but here's the real kicker

  • Case Brief

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    and criminally culpable for a failure to deliver them to his purchaser. Appellants were indicted for larceny only, and of that they clearly were not guilty. Reference Schmalleleger, F. (2002). Criminal Law Today: An Introduction with capstone cases. (2nd edition) Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

  • A Bintel Brief

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    The Eastern European Jews had many troubles before immigrating to America. Jews are well known for overcoming hardships that are thrown at them. In A Bintel Brief, they weren’t exactly overcoming genocide, but they were having many hardships that would be tough for anyone including love, missing family members, poverty, and different religious problems. Many Jews had nothing but the clothes on their backs when they arrived in America. Few had money to bring along with them, all though some did have

  • A Brief History of Personal Computers

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    A Brief History of Personal Computers The electronic computer is a relatively modern invention; the first fully operable computer was developed about 50 years ago, at the end of World War II, by a team at the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Engineering. This team was headed by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert, who named the new machine ENIAC, for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator. ENIAC was hardly a personal computer, occupying a large room and weighing about 33 tons

  • A Brief History of Unix

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    A Brief History of Unix This document is designed to give people with no previous UNIX experience some sense of what UNIX is. This document will cover the history of UNIX and an introduction to UNIX. HISTORY OF UNIX AND CAUSES FOR ITS POPULARITY Most discussions of UNIX begin with the history of UNIX without explaining why the history of UNIX is important to understanding UNIX. The remainder of this document will describe some strengths and weaknesses of UNIX and attempt to explain

  • Brief History of George Strother Gaines

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    No matter how far Gaines got away from Demopolis or St. Stephens, he would always be called upon to serve in dealings with the Choctaw Indians. William Ward, the federal agent with the Choctaw Indian tribe contacted Gaines about another treaty conference that would be held in Macon, Mississippi. William Ward wanted Gaines and his partner Glover to set up camp near the treaty and supply the food and other supplies for the guest. The treaty conference lasted five days with the Choctaw tribe being divided

  • A Brief History of Aesthetics

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    A Brief History of Aesthetics Aesthetics is the theoretical study of the arts and related types of behavior and experience. It is traditionally regarded as a branch of philosophy, concerned with the understanding of beauty and its manifestations in art and nature. However, in the latter 20th century there developed a tendency to treat it as an independent science, concerned with investigating the phenomena of art and its place in human life. Yet, what in a field with a hazy line in between

  • Pizza: A Brief Historical Overview and American Culture

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    pizza in his Republic: “They will provide from their barley and flour from their wheat and kneading and cook these… they (the cakes) will also have relishes – salt… and of olives and cheese; and onions and greens.” Although this is probably not the case, it is interesting to imagine one of our great minds of history philosophizing about something so miniscule. Behr continues to suggest that “pizza is an alternation of the Greek word pitta, which was int...

  • Angelas Ashes - Brief Plot Summary

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    In Angela’s Ashes, the author Frank McCourt gives his whole self in the telling of this story. It is his life’s journey- the hardship, horrors, pain and suffering that he endures. Set in 1936, Angela’s Ashes follows the difficult lives of Angela McCourt, her husband, Malachy and their children. The oldest child of the family Frank McCourt was born into the worst kind of poverty in Brooklyn, New York. Frank and his family wore nothing more than rags and the little food they had came from the charity

  • Brief History Of Databases

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    Brief History Of Databases In the 1960's, the use of main frame computers became widespread in many companies. To access vast amounts of stored information, these companies started to use computer programs like COBOL and FORTRAN. Data accessibility and data sharing soon became an important feature because of the large amount of information recquired by different departments within certain companies. With this system, each application owns its own data files. The problems thus associated with this

  • Brief History Of Library Automation: 1930-1996

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    Brief History of Library Automation: 1930-1996 An automated library is one where a computer system is used to manage one or several of the library's key functions such as acquisitions, serials control, cataloging, circulation and the public access catalog. When exploring the history of library automation, it is possible to return to past centuries when visionaries well before the computer age created devices to assist with their book lending systems. Even as far back as 1588, the invention of the

  • Lebanon: A Brief Cultural Overview

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    Lebanon: A Brief Cultural Overview Lebanon’s rich history has been shaped by many cultural traditions, including Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Crusader, Ottoman Turkish, French, and recently American. The resulting culture is distinctively Lebanese, a combination of East and West, past and present. Music Folk music and dancing have a long tradition and are very popular. The national dance, the dabke, is an energetic folk dance that has influenced many European and American folk dances. Classical

  • A Brief History of Clocks: From Thales to Ptolemy

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    A Brief History of Clocks: From Thales to Ptolemy The clock is one of the most influential discoveries in the history of western science. The division of time into regular, predictable units is fundamental to the operation of society. Even in ancient times, humanity recognized the necessity of an orderly system of chronology. Hesiod, writing in the 8th century BC., used celestial bodies to indicate agricultural cycles: "When the Pleiads, Atlas' daughters, start to rise begin your harvest; plough

  • A Brief History Of African Music Through The Colonial Period

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    A Brief History of African Music through The Colonial Period Music before the 20th century was very different when compared to the music of the 21st Century. There were distinctive occasions for each type of African music. West African music, the African Diaspora, and the music of the Colonies each had different musical instruments. West African music was the music of the African people before the Europeans captured and sold them into slavery in the Americas. It was unique in the manner in