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Law is a system or set of rules of behavior, practices and regulations that a society or community determines and a government or other authority regulates, with the purpose of achieving and...

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If someone suspects a baton violation, there are several steps they could take. First, they should be sure that a violation has occurred. With no federal laws on the books about batons, states have...

Latest answer posted December 3, 2021, 7:32 pm (UTC)

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René Maran's novel Batouala depicts many negative aspects of colonization. For example, recall how the French colonizers are incredibly arrogant as they disrespect the chief of Batouala's...

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There are many examples of US states denying equal rights and protections to people from minority, marginalized, and underrepresented groups. In Texas, state lawmakers have denied women the right...

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There have indeed been several attempts by certain states to limit access to voting among certain minorities through legislation. This has been a contentious issue. Usually, these efforts have been...

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To help you answer these questions about laws to prevent white-collar crime, defenses available in a negligence cases, and conditions that satisfy strict liability, we will define and examine the...

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The first important consideration when answering this question is what exactly constitutes "Western hegemony." Likely, this refers in some way to capitalistic or neoliberal sentiments (e.g., that...

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The DC Snipers, who attacked thirteen people over three terrifying weeks, were John Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo. Each man seemingly filled a void in the other's life when they met in the Caribbean....

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The NIBRS is the National Incident-Based Reporting System, and it refers to a collection of data about crimes that is recorded by law enforcement agencies in great detail. It specifies everything...

Latest answer posted November 28, 2021, 9:49 pm (UTC)

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In the majoritarian model, a majority of citizens hold primacy in governmental decision making. In this model, citizens vote in elections and are expected to participate in a well-informed manner....

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In The 9/11 Commission Report, it is stated that the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 revealed a failure of imagination in that the relevant security agencies were unable to take adequate...

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Colonialism has created lasting inequalities that continue to have a significant effect on international relations. Over the long period of colonialism, wealth was regularly concentrated in...

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A law can be defined as a rule designed to regulate the conduct of citizens within a specific territory, be it national or international. Beyond this simple definition, however, there are many...

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It is possible to argue that law enforcement officers should be required to have a four-year degree because such a degree would better equip them in problem solving and decision making, educate...

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The most obvious benefit of regulating the internet lies in the fact that what happens online has consequences in the real world. People who are defrauded online lose their money. People who are...

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The ideology of the Biden Administration in these areas of policy could be described, broadly speaking, as left-liberalism. Among other things, what this means in practice is that the current...

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Perhaps one of the healthiest indicators of a well-functioning democracy is the ability for its citizens to freely obtain information through the efforts of the press. The First Amendment...

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The federal bureaucracy has a very powerful influence on how the government functions. It does this in three ways. First, it implements laws after they have been passed. In the U.S. system of...

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Dulaney v. Packaging Corporation of America (2012) was decided on appeal from the district court for the Western District of Virginia by Circuit Judges Duncan, Davis, and Keenan, with Judge Duncan...

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ESSA (the Every Student Succeeds Act) revises ESEA (the Elementary and Secondary Education Act) in terms of testing and accountability. It’s important to note that ESSA is not revising ESEA so much...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2021, 3:53 pm (UTC)

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This article is aimed at offering information to workers so that they can stop sexual harassment on the job, given that this a frequent occurrence. The article defines the two types of sexual...

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This document examines discrimination guidelines in the workplace, specifically those situations that constitute sexual favoritism. First, it is established that not all forms of sexual favoritism...

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Are you a member of a teacher association or union, such as the National Education Association or American Federation of Teachers? If so, you need to get in contact as soon as possible with the...

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One obvious way of changing this would be to devise a constitution that would set out in detail the prime minister's formal powers. Such powers would be enough to allow the prime minister to do...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2021, 7:30 am (UTC)

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In law, legislation, and criminal justice, retribution is described as the act of assigning to and imposing a punishment on a convicted criminal offender and lawbreaker. It means to give the...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2021, 8:56 am (UTC)

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Broadly speaking, the debate on the United States Supreme Court and lifetime appointments is between those who argue that lifetime appointments bring stability to the court and those who argue that...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2021, 7:09 am (UTC)

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One could argue that Savoie is indeed correct and that too much power is located at the center of the Canadian political apparatus, thus undermining democratic accountability. At the heart of...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2021, 3:37 pm (UTC)

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The internet could be seen as a space for public discourse, business, and utility. The presence of one doesn’t preclude either of the other two. Public discourse isn’t separate from business, and...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2021, 4:42 pm (UTC)

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Since you already have a research question for this paper, your first step in beginning your research is to make an initial judgment about which side of question you intend to argue. If you think...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2021, 7:09 pm (UTC)

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To do this assignment, you should reflect on the schools you have gone to and think about how they addressed two or more of the issues on this website. The issue of free speech in public schools is...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2021, 6:55 pm (UTC)

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The wording of the question indicates that federal bureaucrats should not be involved in micromanaging how private colleges choose to enforce standards of student behavior like sexual harassment....

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Politics and political issues are always colored by biases on either side of the issue. First of all, you must define the issue. Then, you have to be informed through research. You have access to...

Latest answer posted July 5, 2009, 3:43 am (UTC)

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It might be most effective to examine the idea of justice, and particularly criminal justice, by examining the American legal system. It's also important to note that the prompt asks you to...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2021, 6:55 pm (UTC)

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As you know, White was a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1910-21). The statue of him in Statuary Hall depicts him wearing his judicial robe.I found a New York Times article dated August...

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There is a difference between the Spatial Hazard Events and Losses Database for the United States (SHELDUS) and the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) because SHELDUS is a...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2021, 1:54 pm (UTC)

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The four guiding principles of the National Mitigation Framework are "Resilience and Sustainability, Leadership and Locally Focused Implementation, Engaged Partnerships and Inclusiveness, and a...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2021, 4:53 pm (UTC)

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Democratic transitions can take place in Europe in several ways. In general, the transitions feature violence, reforms, and setbacks. Near the end of the 1700s, France looked like it would be...

Latest answer posted October 22, 2021, 3:10 pm (UTC)

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Someone sitting on that jury needs to hear a plausible explanation for why he was on the doorstep. Whose house was it? You didn't say "he was at a friend's"...which leads us to believe he was up...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2009, 1:48 pm (UTC)

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I don't pretend to be an expert in Louisiana law, but it looks to me like you would be entitled to some inheritance. In a 2001 Federal court case arising in Louisiana, the court stated: Evelyn...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2009, 12:43 pm (UTC)

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It is called the "Plain View Doctrine", and applies when 1) an officer is lawfully present; 2) the item must be in plain view and 3) the officer must immediately recognize what the item...

Latest answer posted January 20, 2009, 4:19 am (UTC)

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eNotes offers a free guide called, "How to Write an Argumentative Essay". Please see the link below for more information. You might also wish to check out How to Write a Research Paper.

Latest answer posted January 7, 2009, 7:40 am (UTC)

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The concept of probable cause, the exclusionary rule, and the fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine all guide police and legal authorities in respecting and following the Constitution when it comes...

Latest answer posted October 13, 2021, 8:15 pm (UTC)

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This assignment is generally asking you to consider the benefits and disadvantages of mediation compared to a civil lawsuit. Generally speaking, mediation provides faster resolution and costs less...

Latest answer posted October 13, 2021, 2:35 am (UTC)

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US Supreme Court rulings related to speech include Miller v. California on obscenity, Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District on symbolic speech, and New York Times Company v....

Latest answer posted October 10, 2021, 6:36 pm (UTC)

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The short answer to the question of whether college disciplinary actions should be or are required to meet due process restrictions is yes. College students are still protected by their fifth...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2021, 12:20 am (UTC)

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One's interpretation of the Constitution's requirement of due process in nonjudicial proceedings, like university disciplinary actions, can vary widely. Only recently have schools adopted...

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Unfortunately, there are many unintended consequences that result from current and past incarceration policies, and the social impact of these consequences almost always has a disproportionally...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2021, 8:03 am (UTC)

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All of these issues suggest that there is a need for a more humane approach to criminal justice. The term street crime refers to any criminal offense that takes place in public. A person’s criminal...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2021, 6:53 am (UTC)

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In this scenario, James could at least be detained on reasonable suspicion for involvement in murder and perhaps arrested if there is probable cause to think that he was involved based on previous...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2021, 2:36 pm (UTC)

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One could argue that though the failure of the police to respond quickly to complaints of housebreaking is lamentable, it is also understandable if there is a lack of available resources. This...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2021, 1:14 pm (UTC)

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