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  • The Doctrine

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    The Doctrine The doctrine of precedent is based on the need for certainty in the law. It means that lawyers can properly advise their clients on the basis that like cases will be treated alike, rather than judges making their own random decisions which nobody could predict. This helps people plan their affairs. According to Lord Denning, ‘It is the foundation of our system of case law’. However

  • Presidential Doctrine Paper – The Reagan Doctrine

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    Monroe Doctrine of 1823 and lasting up to the current Obama doctrine, presidential doctrines have dominated American foreign policy. A presidential doctrine highlights the key goals and positions for United States foreign affairs outlined by a president. Many of the country’s major foreign policy successes or disasters can be explained by tracing the doctrines of sitting or previous presidents and analyzing their evolution and eventual impact on world events. After a presidential doctrine has been

  • Essay On The Doctrine Of The Separation Of Powers Doctrine

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    The doctrine of the ‘separation of powers’ is a concept that concerns the system of governance, it suggests that there should be an appropriate distribution of power between the different principal institutions of the state . The separation of powers emphasises the functional independence of these branches, and especially that their subsequent actors do not possess powers attributable or assigned to other institutions . This concept is popularly construed with the tripartite division proposed by

  • The Reagan Doctrine

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    Currents Events and U.S. Diplomacy Joseph D. Williams Professor Tracy Herman POL 300 International Problems August 17, 2016   The Reagan Doctrine The term “doctrine” definition is “A statement of authorized government policy, especially in overseas concerns and military strategy” (“Doctrine”, n.d.). The expression Presidential doctrine means an ideological platform that a president uses to spread a policy towards a country or region in order to accomplish foreign policy objectives for the United

  • The Truman Doctrine

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    The Truman Doctrine The Truman Doctrine was the force for the change in United States foreign policy, from isolationism to internationalism; which was the main reason of the involvement into the two wars of containment and into world affairs. The Truman Doctrine began a major change in U.S. Foreign policy, from its beginning, aid to Turkey and Greece, to its influence on Korea and Vietnam. The aftermath of WWII inspired the U.S. to issue a doctrine that would stop Communist influence throughout

  • The Truman Doctrine

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    The Truman Doctrine The thirty-third president of the United States initiated great change within our country. Harry S. Truman, the creator of the Truman Doctrine created an era of change in United States foreign policy. Truman was the first to create a foreign policy in order to contain Communism, a policy that has been called, 'the hallmark of the Cold War.'1 The Truman Doctrine led to major changes in the U.S., from its inception, to its influence in the Vietnam War. The Soviet Union

  • The Bush Doctrine

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    restrained both countries from using this technology. Instead, the Cold War was largely an indirect proxy war fought in countries such as Vietnam and Afghanistan. The foreign policy of the United States during the Cold War is defined by the Truman Doctrine, largely based off of a speech he delivered on March 12th, 1947. In response to British withdrawal of aid to the Greek and Turkey governments who were fighting against communism, President Truman requested congress to support the countries so they

  • The Doctrine Of Restitution

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    and circumstances of each case. The principle of restitution originally evolved in response to the doctrine of unjust enrichment. The principle has been around for a long period of time, but it has been codified and acknowledged only recently. Restitution is generally believed to be a private law discipline, drawing from both, principles of equity and natural justice and common law. The doctrine was originally evolved

  • The Truman Doctrine

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    The Truman Doctrine "I believe that it must be the policy of the United States to support free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressure." (Harry Truman mach 1947). This is part of the speech Harry S. Truman gave to congress on the behalf of small countries falling to the pressures of communism. The Truman Doctrine was a anti-communist foreign policy that would change of the world. Turkey and Greece were under a great threat by the Soviet-supported

  • The Monroe Doctrine

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    The Monroe Doctrine “Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty!” James Monroe. James Monroe was the 5th President of the United States of America, in office from 1817 to 1825. He was also the last founding father to hold the presidential office. December 1823 was a defining moment in his political career, he announced a foreign policy statement, later called the Monroe Doctrine which was a risky proclamation and at first largely