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    upcoming Chartist founder in 1832, Henry Hetherington had quoted that the ‘Reform Act was never intended to do you one particle of good.’ Opinions like Henry Hetherington’s after the passing of 1832 Reform Act eventually led to the emergence of Chartism as a national movement in 1837, who were predominately working class and depicted the ‘Great ‘Reform Act of 1832 as a betrayal and a failure, rather than being ‘Great’. The Reform Act was hoped by many to be a ‘remedy’ for many of those from the lower

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    The 1832 Reform Act

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    the Great Reform Act of 1832 did not move Britain towards democracy, as the electoral system was not made free, nor was the power fully vested in the people. The Great Reform Act did however instigate an introduction of other crucial reforms which gradually made Britain a more democratic country, such as the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which introduced women into the electorate for the first time in British history. Therefore, it is justified to argue that the Great Reform Act was indeed

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    The Passing of the 1832 Reform Act During the early part of the 19th Century reform was placed low on the political agenda. This was perhaps due to the Napoleonic Wars with France which showed people the damaging effects war could have on the country. However, in 1819 the arguments concerning the reformation of parliament came back into the public's conscious. The growing role of the media acted as a new method of informing the public of their rights and the need for action. People were

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    Second Reform Act “The objective of establishing the Conservative Party as a party of government explains most of the actions of Disraeli in passing the 1867 reform act”

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    Why Disraeli Passed the 1867 Second Reform Act The 1867 Second Reform Act was an extremely intelligent piece of politics and demonstrated how clever Disraeli was as a politician, the act itself would enable Disraeli to the gain power amongst the Commons. With the death of Palmerston in 1865 the question of Reform was immediately back on agenda. Palmerston had been such a major political figure that while he was present, reform would never be an issue in the Houses of Parliament. Within

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    The Importance of the Popular Pressure in the Passing of the 1832 Reform Act Popular pressure can be described as pressure applied by the people, to force the government into doing what the majority want. This can take the form of petitions, unions, demonstrations, protests, books and newspaper articles. It is safe to say that popular pressure did play a part a large part in the passing of the 1832 reform act. However, we must not understate other important factors of political self interest

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    Bail Reform Acts

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    Bail Reform Act of 1984 History 1) Judiciary Act of 1789 Defined bailable offenses and established judicial limits on setting bail All noncapital offenses were bailable Bail was left to the discretion of the federal judge 2) Bail Reform Act of 1966 Established a statutory presumption in favor of pretrial release in all noncapital cases Primarily concerned with defendant's flight Attempt to set reasonable conditions of pretrial release and eliminate bond requirements Failed

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    The WAGE Act amends the NLRA and addresses the lack of effective remedies that so many critics have pointed out about the NLRA over the years. Recognizing the inefficiency of the current NLRA remedies the WAGE Act observes, “[t]he current remedies are inadequate to deter employers from violating the National Labor Relations Act.” The Act then goes on to address the inadequate remedies. First, the Act provides that for employers who commit Section 8(a)(3) and 8(a)(4) violations that “results

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    It's Time to Reform the Endangered Species Act In 1973, Congress passed the Endangered Species Act. The Act was passed in response to findings by Congress that growth and development were responsible for the extinction of species of fish, wildlife and plants. This Act was to provide programs to protect species identified as either endangered or threatened. It also mandated Federal agencies and departments to protect endangered and threatened species in their own operations, as well as work

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    Offences Against the Person Act, 1861 and Its Reforms 'It has been suggested by the Law Commission and others that section 18, 20 and 47 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 should be repealed because they are unjust, ineffective, illogical and severely defective. In addition the offences, as they are defined, are incomprehensible to juries.' Explain and comment on these suggestions. In 1980 it was suggested by the Criminal Law revision Committee that the area of law concerning

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