Circuit Court Essays

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

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    US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Case Name:WENDT V HOST INTERNATIONAL GEORGE WENDT, an individual; JOHN RATZENBERGER, an individual, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. No. 96-55243 HOST INTERNATIONAL, INC., a Delaware corporation, D.C. No. Defendant-Appellee, CV-93-00142-R and ORDER PARAMOUNT PICTURES, CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation, Defendant-Intervenor

  • Circuit court

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    I attended the Circuit Court at 140 Blountville Bypass Blountville, TN on April 24th, 2014. I sat in on Judge Robert Montgomery’s court. Judge Montgomery started court promptly at 9:00 a.m. After going through the metal detectors, I asked the officer working the metal dictator if I could ask to sit in on a criminal court that was going on that morning. He then directed me to the printed docket on the table in the waiting area. The docket is the official schedule of proceedings in lawsuits pending

  • Circuit Court Case Study

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    one count of First Degree Reckless homicide? The circuit court accepted Mr. Boyd’s plea and entered the judgment of conviction. 2. Was there a factual basis for the plea? The circuit court accepted Mr. Boyd’s plea and entered the judgment of conviction 3. Did the circuit court erroneously exercise its discretion when it sentenced Mr. Boyd to fifteen years initial confinement in prison followed by eight years extended supervision? The circuit court imposed the sentences. STATEMENT OF THE CASE AND

  • Affirmative Action is Reverse Discrimination

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    Rights Act is when a person is fired to fulfill a quota. On August 8, the Federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals agreed. The court ruled that the Piscataway, N.J. Board of Education violated the Civil Rights Act when it fired Sharon Taxman, an "overrepresented" Jewish female school teacher, to make room for a black woman under the school system's affirmative action plan. The school district was ordered by the court to pay $144,000 in back pay. The judges' decision was based on their own investigation

  • No Tax Dollars for Religious Education

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    Cleveland voucher program we see there were 3,761 children are enrolled and 96 percent of those children are attending religious schools.  Also 82 percent of the participating schools were sectarian.  This voucher program was challenged in the 6th circuit court with the Simmons-Harris v. Zelman case.  It was ruled the Cleveland voucher program “clearly has the impermissible effect on promoting sectarian schools”. Voucher plans have been brought up in many different places and most of the time they

  • Case Brief

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    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 course for neglecting to maintain the “tee box” areas and this neglect resulted in the golfer receiving a serious eye injury. A final summary judgment was made in the Circuit Court of Escambia

  • Technology, Privacy and Credit Card Fraud

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    Technology, Privacy and Credit Card Fraud The advancement of technology over the years appeared to be the greatest thing known to mankind.  With the Internet, the world is at one's finger tips and just about anything can be accessed using it.  This is not necessarily a good thing, with crimes like creidt card fraud going around.  The number of credit card fraud incidents is rapidly increasing as the years progress.  Anybody with a credit card could possibly be a victim of this crime and it should

  • Blood Justice

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    pleaded not guilty to each charge. Next Parker’s trial date was set for April 27th. Then Brown asked Judge Sebe Dale’s to drop the case because a black man was not on the grand jury. Brown did this because of a recent ruling made by the 5th U.S. circuit court of Appeals. The ruling stated that it was unconstitutional for a jury of an all white people to convict a black man. The ruling went on to say that one African American had to be on a jury when an African American was on trial. This defense tactic

  • Government Regulation of the Microsoft Corporation

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    power and recommend appropriate punishments including jail time, fines, and considers such infringement to be felonies ( In 1999 and early 2002 The DC Circuit court ruled that Microsoft was a monopolist violating sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act of 1890, and Microsoft should be split into two companies. The Court of Appeals demanded a settlement be reached. The conditions of the settlement called for Microsoft to be split into two companies, and to stop all anti competitive techniques

  • The Ethics of Workplace Surveillance

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    September 2001, when a federal appeals court judge, Alex Kozinski, ordered the administrative office to withdraw software tracking the online activities of all employees in his Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Because the recent September 11 terrorist attacks heightened national security paranoia, bureaucrats in the court’s administrative office proposed a surveillance policy entailing unrestricted administrative review of emails and Internet use of all 30,000 federal court employees, including judges. The


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    first-class accommodations for which she paid. In December, 1884 the Memphis Circuit Court ruled in her favor and awarded her $500 in damages. The reaction within the white community was expressed in the Memphis Appeal, “Darky Damsel Gets Damages” (Klots, 32) Although her success was short lived when the company appealed the case to the Tennessee Supreme Court, which reversed the decision. Wells-Barnett’s willingness to use the courts to challenge Jim Crow laws was well ahead of her time. Using her forceful

  • Hackers and the Evolution of Intellectual Property Rights

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    after the states ratified the Constitution. The original protection extended was for a period of fourteen years, with one renewal possible at the end of the term assuming the continued survival of the author. As famously stated in an 1853 federal circuit court ruling over Uncle Tom?s Cabin, such protections provided for government intervention only to protect the author?s, ?exclusive right to print... ... middle of paper ... ...insella, N. Stephan. ?In Defense of Napster and Against the Second Homesteading

  • My Definition of Success

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    “Success is the peace that comes with knowing your accomplishments have purpose.” – Hutch Putnam – Success is a word that really hard to define, because everyone will have a different definition for this word. In fact, there no exact definition for the word "success". For a student, maybe the success means to pass all courses of the semester; for a business man, signing a importance contract and get a lot of money are successes; and for a president, leading the country to develop and make the

  • Meacham v. Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory

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    Meacham v. Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory The "2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals" held that those business practices that have had a disparate impact effect on the older workers are now considered to be actionable under one national anti-discrimination law (Hamblett, 2004). The case does reaffirm a second Circuit precedent that had been set but which is at odds with what a majority of federal courts have held. The appeals court supported the idea that a layoff plan had been properly brought under

  • 6 Week Training Program

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    6 Week Training Program For my GSCE Coursework I decided to perform a circuit-training programme for the sport of tennis. This durated for six weeks. I am already an experienced tennis player so this is to be taken into consideration with training procedures and results. Circuit training involves a series of exercises taking places at a 'station'. Circuit training is generally 75% anaerobic and 25% aerobic system, it is used to improve the following; speed, muscular endurance, aerobic

  • Paper

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    policy makers are considering anti-terrorist legislation. This would include plans to implement a national identification card. The proposed national identification cards would include features such as magnetic stripes, holograms, and integrated circuits. “This magnetic stripe is expected soon to contain a digitized fingerprint, retina scan, voice print, and other biometric identifiers, and it will leave an electronic trail every time you use it”(1). I feel that since September 11, 2001, many Americans

  • A Brief History of Personal Computers

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    1970s. To understand why, let's take a closer look at the early computers. ENIAC and its immediate successors were large, slow, and unreliable primarily because they used thousands of large, slow, and unreliable vacuum tubes in their electronic circuits. The vacuum tubes were glass cylinders, typically about four inches high and an inch in diameter, which generated a lot of heat and thus could not be placed too close together. Then, in 1947, a momentous event occurred at Bell Labs - William Shockley

  • MIDI for beginners

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    sequencers, synthesisers, and samplers, but it also includes mixers, tape recorders, effects generators, guitars, drum kits, wind instruments etc. The MIDI Standard was designed in the early 80's by a partnership between Roland and Sequential Circuits, two of the largest synthesiser manufactures of the time. This came about because of pressure from keyboard players, who wanted a universal interface standard for all their synthesisers to comply to. They were fed up with different synthesiser

  • Child Psychology

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    person turns out." With the knowledge of where certain brain circuits are that control different skills, parents and teachers can provide significant help in a child's knowledge development. For example scientists know that basic language skills are located in the brains left hemisphere. So certain factors can come in to play. But in others, like the hemispherectomy patients it is possible to learn left hemisphere tasks in the right. Circuits of simple words begin to be wired by the age of one. The more

  • World Systems

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    Precursor”, beside the world system there were subsystems which were not “depending on each other for common survival in the thirteenth century”. There were three big circuits: Westers European, Middle Eastern, Far Eastern. “At that times the strongest centres and circuits were located in the Middle East and Asia. In contrast the European circuit was an upstart newcomer that for several early centuries was only tangentially and weakly linked to the core of the world system as it had developed between the