Current Law Essays

  • Is The Current Law Defense of Insanity Ineffective?

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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

  • Art And The Current Law

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    The right to attribution and integrity. As the boundaries of what is considered “Art” have been progressively pushed to their limits, it has become more and more difficult for the law to draw the line on what is an artistic work. There are three key issues which this essay identifies and seeks to resolve. Firstly, that the categories of artistic works are vaguely defined and do not adequately reflect contemporary artistic practice. Secondly, that the test for what qualifies as an artistic work should

  • The Current State of Drunk Driving Laws in the State of Illinois

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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

  • Current Event Article Analysis

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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

  • Internet Gambling, Online Gambling

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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

  • Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal

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    marijuana such as medications that come in pills, solutions, shots, or drops. There is no prescribed drug today that is smoked. Another concern is that marijuana is illegal is the United States. Making it a medicine would require a change in the current law which would have to be voted on by Congress. The biggest and most important argument against marijuana is the negative effects it could have on a person. Marijuana effects coordination and short-term memory which may make it impossible for a person

  • 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

  • Abortion

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    Roe vs. Wade saying, that women have the right to murder an innocent child only up to 24 weeks . This false perception is fueled part by groups supporting abortion rights and it is then uncritically unaccepted by the media. The fact is that the current law allows a woman to get an abortion for any reason she deems necessary.It seems ironic that a people can get so emotional when it comes to animal rights, yet see no wrong in ripping a developed baby from the protection of the mother. It is not the

  • American Workaholics

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    in society have led to diverse situations in which people are either overworked or underworked with almost none left in between. It seems farfetched and you may be saying to yourself that your own career plan will not allow that to happen, but the current conditions of our society, specifically of the crucial middle class work force in America, begs to differ and points to that very nightmare becoming reality. The excessive work load we’ve become accustomed to here in America, coupled with an ever

  • Turning A Profit As A Contractor

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    One of the many books I have read about running a construction business and how to perform and create successful financial sheets to make sure your business is doing well is through a book I read this semester called, A Simple Guide to Turning a Profit as a Contractor, by Melanie Hodgdon and Leslie Shiner. Some background about the book is about a man who owns a residential construction remodeling business who is not doing financially well as managing and keeping track of the jobs with old school

  • Pros And Cons Of Divine Command Theory

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    others. In this situation, Divine Command Theory would have many advantages over the Theory of Natural Law because people will be more willing to get out of the lifeboat if it will save someone else. The Divine Command theory if taken into the effect of this situation most people would be more willing to sacrifice their lives

  • Team Simulation Support: Questions And Answers

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    PHAMS TEAM CONSULTATION SURVEY Do you have any suggestions for improving the current PHaMs processes / procedures / documents? To open a client’s folder in our CI Drive (I), instead of having client’s information in individual staff’s folder. Which process in your job are you currently having the most trouble with? Not been able to have our recourses books available for consultation and print outs. Not been able to find a desk set up with IT equipments, such as keyboard, mouse, pad mouse, feed

  • Descriptive Essay: The Iraq War

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    Federal forces retook the Eastern area of Mosul last month from ISIS after more than two years of tyrannical rule by the jihadist group and weeks of bitter combat. After ISIS was driven out a vet and volunteers from Four Paws were finally able to visit the zoo from hell. What the found shocked them, all the animals were killed by shelling, starved to death or ate each other. When they group search every square meter of the Mosul zoo, only Simba the lion and Lula the bear remained as the only

  • Okja Satire

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    “It’s all edible! All edible, except the squeal!” (Okja). Bong Joon-ho’s film, Okja, was not only Netflix’s first original film to make a splash with audiences around the world, but also the first Netflix produced film to take to the big screens at the Cannes Film Festival (Taubin 30). While it was at first met with boos by the audience, by the end of the movie the Cannes audience was roaring with applause (Taubin 30). Okja captures the lighthearted moments of friendship between a girl and her best

  • Case Study On Personal Relationships

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    good place my job life suffers too. Some days at work I feel I am just going through the motions and not giving 100% to my clients. During the meeting, she wanted my response on 6 options ranging from promotions to travel as well as maintaining my current job. I realized I was going to have to give a lot of thought to the matter and make sure that the decision I was about to make would line up with who I

  • Appreciative Inquiry Essay

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    result may be quite different than other processes. AI presumes that current staff resources are a valuable aspect of determining what change is necessary and how that change should take place. Cooperrider stated that AI was the “…cooperative search for the best in people, their organizations, and the world around them…” (1999, p. 245-261) AI doesn’t focus on the problem. It focuses on the future state. The premise is that current members of the organization are responsible for “Preferred Futuring

  • Stone Finch Inc Case Analysis

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    Inc.: Young Division, Old Division" (HBS) The January 22, 2010 Harvard article entitled, “Stone Finch, Inc.: Young Division, Old Division” describes the obstacles that Jim Billings, president and CEO of Stone Finch, Inc. is currently facing. The current status of the company was examined in detail and a number of problems were discovered. This paper is based on the information provided and is divided into two sections. The first section discusses the challenges, root causes and sources of misalignment

  • Change Management Model Case Study

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    and what in the organization is in need of change. One of the reason’s this model is still used is because of the simplicity of it. The three primary characteristics of this change model according to Lawler and Sillitoe (2010) is unfreezing the current processes, instituting a change of those processes, and stopping the attitudes that come with change. As an organization that rotates leadership and personnel every three to four years, I do see this Career planner is an actual job, but we did

  • Engagement Consultation Challenges

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    Identify and analyse the challenges experienced in the project (explicitly address the challenges in moving from the status of project into operations). As the project is still in the construction phase, the responses will address challenges encountered during the project lifecycle and not operational challenges. Clinical Engagement Consultation Challenges The project has experienced considerable challenges in relation to the consultation process with the vast array of Clinicians and user groups

  • Riordan Manufacturing Case Study

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    The implementation phase of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is the most perplexing and crucial part of the project. Riordan Manufacturing has carefully chosen the stakeholders to ensure implementation of the Human Resources system. Going forward, a decision needs to be made in regards to what departments get the system installed first to last. The first group to use this new HR system will be the Information Technology department, followed by Human Resources. Going in this order will be