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    CBS) Attorney General John Ashcroft denounced Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling that overturned a law banning computer simulations and other fool-the-eye depictions of teen-agers or children having sex, saying it would make prosecutions more difficult. Where possible, he said, the Justice Department will restructure prosecutions it has brought to pursue "general obscenity charges against those who have victimized children." Child pornographers "will find little refuge" in the decision, he said. "We

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    information age. In contrast, the U.S. Constitution and most of our common law was written when people lived in an agrarian economy prior to 1850. Law has been slow to adapt to the choices posed by technology. While I believe that knowledge, opportunities, and choices are inherently Good, there are the possibilities of (1) prohibiting or restricting use of new technologies for no good reason or (2) of misusing technology to harm people. Law that made sense in 1850, or even in 1950, can be inappropriate for

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    New Zealand courts should use international law to develop the common law, where there is a lack of understanding in specific areas. Through an increasingly global world, New Zealand is able to compare its own laws with other jurisdictions when attempting to create new common law. Furthermore, international law can aid courts in interpreting certain laws when there is a gap in New Zealand law. Rather than beginning with nothing, international law to offers us a framework for approaching novel situations

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    "The New Terrain of International Law Reaction Paper " The author in this paper is presenting the new style of international courts. The new international judicial architecture that review administrative decisions validity, asses state compliance with international law, influence international and domestic politics, serving as a regulative role of creating guidelines and setting expectations and allowing private parties to seek remedies with international legal bodies. The authors theory is that

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    everyone is worth his (or her) salt”: Mao Zedong’s New Marriage Law What is Mao Zedong’s New Marriage Law? Mao Zedong’s New Marriage law was a civil marriage law which provided civil registry for legal marriages. At one level the after-Mao growth in the corpus of family law has a fairly clear meaning. The 1950 Marriage Law and the system of family law which it tried to put into place were important elements in the generation of political support for the new government in power. However, inthe after-Mao

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    current New Zealand legal system, there is no written constitution. Various elements including the Constitution Act 1986, the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 and the Treaty of Waitangi help to build our constitution. It is not in one supreme law document but instead is formed by a range of constitutional conventions, acts and documents . The three branches that make up New Zealand’s constitution are the legislature, the executive and the judiciary which are examined heavily within New Zealand’s

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    Catherine the Great, reigned over Russia with the ideas of Enlightenment. These ideas are best seen in her attempt at a new law code, the Nakaz. From reading the Nakaz, someone can see that Catherine saw the Enlightenment ideas of natural law, freedom, and liberty as the most important. The new law code was created not only to enforce the enlightenment ideas, but also to have a more concise law code for the people of Russia. Catherine argued that a trend towards Enlightenment of government would help connect

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    Victoria's New Defense to Homicide Laws

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    I INTRODUCTION Since the abolishment of provocation, Victoria’s defensive homicide laws have been viewed as more equal and accessible. Although they are criticized in some aspects, the defensive homicide laws that New South Wales hold are viewed as outdated and gender-bias, therefore leading to the conclusion that Victoria should retain its current law, instead of favoring that in NSW. II DEFENCES TO HOMICIDE IN VICTORIA: PRIOR TO 2005 Prior to 2005, Victoria and NSW shared similar defences to

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    Create five (5) laws needed by the group stranded in Agawa Canyon. The five laws needed by the group stranded in Agawa Canyon to survive until they are rescued are: 1. The decisions of the group is governed by a vote, majority of the votes wins the dispute. If in any case there should be an even number of votes on both sides of the decision, a conference is held where all members must speak their mind on why the decision they chose is correct. If the decision remains at a 50/50 vote, 2. Food,

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    supreme law constitution enforced by the judiciary would enhance the judiciary’s present role and powers. The judiciary’s ability to check on other branches of government will be expanded to stabilize the rule of law and separation of powers. In this essay, the difference between a supreme law constitution environment and New Zealand’s current legal environment will be contrasted, in context to New Zealand judiciary’s role and power, and how the supreme law constitution will cope in New Zealand’s

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