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    INTRODUCTION In this project, I will consider whether the current law defence of insanity is ineffective, out-dated and in need of reform. I will do so by considering few criticisms of the insanity defence under the M’Naghten rules by academics like Peter Blood and others, as well as by reviewing possible law reform in the Insanity and automatism Scoping paper. My main aim is to uncover particular parts of the law which urgently need a reform such as sleepwalking, diabetes and the distinction between

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    Current State Laws on Human Cloning California Cal. Health & Safety Code, §§24185 to 24189. Bans efforts to create a human being by utilizing somatic cell nuclear transfer "for the purpose of, or to implant, the resulting product to initiate a pregnancy that could result in the birth of a human being." Ban is to expire January 1, 2003 unless extended by legislature. Louisiana La. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 40 §§1299.36 to 1299.36.6. Forbids any person to "clone or attempt to clone a human being

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    three very important laws. Those laws are Kirchoff's Current Law, Kirchoff's Voltage Law, and Ohm's Law. With some practice and the above stated laws in your tool bag, you can feel assured that you too can analyze electric circuits with the best of them. However, before we get into the nitty-gritty of defining and using these laws, I recommend that you first connect to the links that offer a little historical information about the two men that defined these fundamental laws for electric circuit analysis

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    ordered her to go inside or face arrest for violation of Washington's curfew law. This law prohibits anyone under the age of 17 from being in a public place after 11 PM on weekdays. Tiana says, "It is unfair to punish good kids who are out trying to make something of themselves when only a small percentage of young people are committing crimes in the city during curfew hours". Unfortunately there are many similar curfew laws to this extent throughout the United States. According to Martin Morse Wooster

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    (1). On average, one third of all people will be involved in a drunk driving accident during the course of their lifetimes (7). Whereas driving drunk once can be seen as a mistake and a one-time lapse in judgment, choosing to recklessly ignore the law and the safety of others is a serious offense against society. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that one in three persons arrested for drunk driving are repeat offenders (2). Alcohol is causing too many deaths. Each year, excessive

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    Evaluating the Current Law on Abortion An abortion is the ending of a pregnancy before the foetus is developed enough to survive outside of the womb (viability). Abortion can be accidental (miscarriage) or deliberate (termination). The legal definition of ‘Abortion’ is the intentional destruction of the foetus in the womb, or any untimely delivery brought about with intent to cause the death of the foetus (William, textbook, 252) Medical definition is the removal or expulsion of the products

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    Current Bullying Laws Not Working

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    Current Bullying Laws Not Working Bullying is something that has been going on in schools and communities for centuries. There are however, laws that have been put into place to help prevent bullying. These laws were first started in 1964. However, “under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not directly cover religion, often religious based harassments are based on shared ancestry of ethnic characteristics which is covered.”(Federal Laws 1) Laws started changing

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    David LaMacchia

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    many different programs and utilities used at the university. The charges first brought against LaMacchia were for violation of wire-fraud laws, but the case was thrown out because LaMacchia had not profited personally from the scheme. However, the case has proven to be a landmark, the first shot in the war against internet piracy that we know well today. Current law declares distributing pirated software illegal even without a motive of profit, but the issue the legislators seemed to be pointing out

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    Current Event Article Analysis Article # 1 Titled: Yes: There are Limits to the right to bear arms Source: Union Tribune or Signonsandiego Date: Dec. 21 2007 By: Kristen Rand Summary/Analysis : This article discusses the amendment about gun control specifically the right to bear arms. But it isn’t discussing it on the U.S. mainland but instead on the District of Columbia. The Controversy is whether or not the District is bound to the same laws and amendments that the rest of the United

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    Project concluded that $4.5 million Americans have gambled online and that 1 million gamble online everyday. There are many different issues dealing with the legalization of online gambling.  The current law dealing with online gambling is the Wire Transfer Act of 1961.  Under this statute, the law is violated when telephone lines are used in interstate or foreign commerce to place wagers.  The statute also bars the transmission of information that assists betters to gamble on sports events and

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