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Law and Politics

What are the similarities between California's constitution and the federal constitution?

The California constitution follows the example of the United States Constitution in dividing the government into three branches: the legislature, the executive, and the judiciary. Whereas the...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2020 12:31 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

How closely should or can a king resemble an abbot? Write a dialogue (Plato-style) between Aquinas and Benedict that...

Saint Thomas Aquinas is separated from Saint Benedict of Nursia by seven hundred years, as well as by a difference in emphasis between the Benedictine and Dominican orders. However, both were...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2020 12:53 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

When electoral integrity is not achieved, and trust and legitimacy are lacking, why is it harder to enforce policy?

When electoral integrity is not achieved, government ceases, at least to some extent, to operate by consent. These matters clearly are not absolutes, but the less trust and legitimacy a government...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2020 10:34 am UTC

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Law and Politics

The press, or media in general, is seen as a champion of the people for investigating the government and ensuring...

Certainly the most influential press action in United States history, in terms of its impact on the public consciousness, and its importance as an instance of the media holding the highest levels...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2020 3:24 am UTC

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Law and Politics

Imagine the following election to a simple hypothetical parliament, electing one (1) district to aunicameral...

Proportional representation is a system in which the number of seats a party holds in a given legislature is directly determined by the percentage of votes they receive in the applicable election....

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 6:06 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

How do government regulations help to solve information problems?

The term "information problems" covers a multitude of issues, and it may help to begin by defining the most significant of them. First, there is the general problem of access to information. Though...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2020 2:08 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

How do government regulations help to increase the effectiveness of financial markets and institutions?

Government regulations help to increase the effectiveness and safety of the financial markets and institutions by insuring that financial institutions have sufficient capital to insure against...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2020 1:56 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

How does California's government and political orientation vary from most of the states, and what causes those...

Generally, historians and political theorists are not hesitant to categorize a state's political orientation as either liberal or conservative when comparing states. Part of the characterization...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2020 1:25 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

When the truth should prevail over sympathy, should one cover up the truth to preserve a friendship?

Firstly, it is somewhat impossible to answer this question without knowing a precise scenario. After all, there are different degrees of moral and legal obligations, which may or may not apply....

Latest answer posted November 1, 2020 6:29 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Imagine the following election to a simple hypothetical parliament, electing one (1) district to a unicameral...

In this scenario, the parties would have the following number of seats in the forty-seat, unicameral parliament: 16 seats for the Blue Party 14 seats for the Green Party 4 seats for the Red Party...

Latest answer posted December 3, 2020 1:14 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

How do interest groups, social movements, and elections affect policy choices and outcomes (with reference to the...

Interest groups and social movement can have a big impact on policy choices and election outcomes. They can help sway elections and determine the policies that will be brought forth in the coming...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2020 1:58 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Should a party who enters into a contract by mistake be released from their contractual obligations? If yes, should...

This question is framed as a moral enquiry rather than as a technical question about the law. In a reasonably just society the two should, however, be in approximate accordance. The general rule is...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2020 5:16 pm UTC

1 educator answer

Law and Politics

What is human trafficking? How can it relate to retribution and utilitarianism?

Human trafficking is the illegal and immoral act of forcing a person to be sold or traded for goods or services. Unfortunately, human trafficking occurs across America and around the world,...

Latest answer posted November 17, 2020 7:44 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Compare and contrast the primary rights and obligations of landlords and tenants in New Jersey versus a metropolitan...

In general, the law puts the landlord in the role of owner. The property that the landlord rents out is theirs. They own it. That’s what gives them the legal right to rent out. The person renting...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2020 4:13 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Plato teaches that true politics is the care or crafting of souls. What would Locke say in response? Why might this...

In Plato's dialogues, Socrates is constantly trying to persuade the Athenians to pay attention to the state of their souls. This personal concern is extended into the realm of politics,...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2020 4:43 am UTC

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Law and Politics

Defend or refute the following statement and provide specific reasoning. “NextGen technologies will solve the issues...

In a perfect world—in the most ideal society—you might be inclined to defend the statement in your question. You might reasonably be able to argue that incredibly developed technologies will...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2020 4:10 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

How might the Judeo-Christian worldview affect analysis of the formation of the United States?

A Judeo-Christian worldview would affect analysis of the formation of the United States in ways similar to how such a worldview affects analysis of every historical event. First, it's useful to...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2020 9:19 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Describe a situation in which you have loaned an item of personal property to someone, formally or informally. For...

There are myriad situations that you could describe to illustrate the essential elements of a bailment. Yes, you could discuss renting out your pickup truck to an acquaintance or loaning your...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2020 3:57 pm UTC

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Citation

The article is from the official website for the government of Chile. How would I cite this article in APA?

This article was published on a government website, which makes it a government publication. Government publications are not a specific category under the official APA guidelines. Instead, articles...

Latest answer posted October 22, 2020 8:38 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

How do you explain the alternative models of savings?

It might be most helpful to explain alternative models of savings as alternative payment models that could result in savings. Alternative payment models is a concept that is commonly applied to the...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2020 7:01 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

With reference to the policy cycle, how does the media influence public policy in Australian politics?

Before I can help you think about how Australian public policy is influenced by the media in connection to the policy cycle process, let’s go over the policy cycle process. Policy cycle lays out...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2020 3:35 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

How might the media influence public policy in Australian politics?

While the media does not have a direct impact of what public policies are adopted in Canberra, they do have a considerable role in shaping public opinion. This means that both traditional and...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2020 7:21 am UTC

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Law and Politics

Identify the potential dangers of allowing the media to use exit polling data to project a winner before an election...

The dangers of allowing the media to use exit polls to predict the winner before the election is over are, first, that the projection will be wrong, second, that electors will question the result...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2020 6:10 am UTC

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Law and Politics

How might the media influence public policy in Australian politics? Discuss with reference to the policy cycle.

The policy cycle is explained in The Australian Policy Handbook by Althaus, Bridgman, and Davis. It is a counsel of perfection in policy making, and few policy decisions conform exactly to the...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2020 12:28 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Find out why President Trump proposed renegotiating NAFTA. Provide two arguments for doing so (pros and cons)....

You could say that Donald Trump renegotiated NAFTA because that was one of his campaign promises. He described NAFTA as “the worst trade deal ever made.” At the beginning of 2020, he delivered on...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2020 5:51 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Nebraska and Maine do not allocate their electoral votes by plurality. Explain how these two states allocate their...

Nebraska and Maine are unique among the states in how they allocate their electoral votes. They both use the “congressional district method.” Two of Maine's four electoral votes and two of...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2020 9:20 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Are there any limits imposed on free speech by courts in Canada? Please provide examples.

Section 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees the fundamental right to free expression. The relevant passage states, Everyone has the following fundamental freedoms:......

Latest answer posted November 25, 2020 4:34 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

What are some positives/advantages of corporal punishment? Corporal punishment may be divided into three main types:...

In "Talboys," the last of Dorothy L. Sayers's stories to feature Lord Peter Wimsey, Lord Peter beats his young son for stealing apples from a neighbor's orchard, much to the horror of a progressive...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2020 11:07 am UTC

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Law and Politics

In what way does Hume's skepticism inform his ideas on obligation?

In general philosophical terms, Hume was a skeptic in that he didn't believe that it was possible to give a rational account of what we could know. Instead, he emphasized the importance of custom...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2020 10:36 am UTC

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Law and Politics

In the 2010 First Keystone Bank case, "Moronese begged Barksdale to help her conceal her thefts because she didn't...

Bank teller Jean Moronese began stealing money from the First Keystone Bank in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania in 2008. She discovered that it was actually rather easy, and she quickly got greedy. Her...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2020 12:53 am UTC

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Law and Politics

In the First Keystone Bank case of 2010, do you think that covering up the crime was worse than taking the money?

Let's examine some ways in which we might answer this question. First, we could argue that taking the money in the first place was the worse crime, for that dishonest act led to a whole chain of...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2020 1:54 am UTC

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Law and Politics

What are the facts (including who was involved and what the outcome of the case was) of the First Keystone Bank case...

Let's review the facts of the First Keystone Bank embezzlement case of 2010. In 2008, a bank teller by the name of Jean Moronese began stealing money out of the bank's ATM at the Swarthmore branch....

Latest answer posted November 2, 2020 3:45 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

With reference to Australian politics (Indigenous peoples) give one reason why and one reason why not, rights and...

Your question draws a distinction between theory and practice. The former refers to speech, rhetoric, or mere words. In 2008, when the Australian prime minister at the time, Kevin Rudd, issued an...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2020 4:08 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Discuss the benefits and limitations of collective action with reference to interest groups. Why do people come...

In order to allow me to help you to answer your question, let me first of all establish how to define the term "collective action". According to www.britannica.com, "Collective action occurs when a...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2020 7:55 am UTC

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Law and Politics

In 1975, the Whitlam Government in Australia was dismissed by the then Governor General, Sir John Kerr. Could this...

The Australian constitutional crisis of 1975 occurred when Sir John Kerr used his reserve powers as Governor-General to dismiss the Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam, and install the leader of the...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2020 3:26 am UTC

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Law and Politics

Assuming that the private sphere is a central idea in liberal theory. Is the private sphere political or not? Discuss...

Michel Foucault is one of the thinkers who has had the most influence on the way politics is viewed in the twenty-first century academy. For Foucault, politics is largely a matter of power...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2020 12:38 am UTC

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Law and Politics

Why was Margaret Thatcher so popular with some but hated by others?

Thatcher was a polarizing figure in Great Britain, though she won two elections in landslides. For those who supported her political philosophy, she was a very popular figure because she was...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2020 8:10 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

State governments face new and daunting challenges. How has the intense competition in state politics impacted the...

Intense competition in state politics, exacerbated by bipartisan division, has put increased pressure on statesmen to not only meet challenges in their own states but to also fulfill personal...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2020 3:18 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

According to Speaking of Crime: The Language of Criminal Justice by Solan M. Solan and Peter M. Tiersma, what types...

In their analysis of the role of language in the criminal justice system, authors Lawrence M. Solan and Peter M. Tiersma review a wide array of types of linguistic evidence. The authors point out...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2020 8:18 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

In the past, Texas courts have been known to be inactive in their interpretation of the Texas constitution. That has...

You could claim that the arrival of COVID-19 and the 2020 presidential election has reanimated the Texas courts and their interpretation of the constitution. One key issue for Texas courts is...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2020 6:32 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

In Ben Shapiro’s book How To Destroy America In Three Easy Steps, what questions or arguments does he raise? What...

Ben Shapiro is a conservative lawyer, author, and political commentator whose views mostly align with the political right, with some Libertarian influences; he is a syndicated columnist as well as...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2020 12:22 am UTC

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Law and Politics

What is the role of the judiciary in ensuring compliance with the Paris climate change agreement? How can this be...

The role of the judiciary in ensuring compliance with the Paris agreement (or accord) on climate change is complicated in the American context. President Obama entered the Paris accord...

Latest answer posted October 21, 2020 2:55 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

How can a forensic accountant use the elements of healthcare fraud to detect healthcare crimes?

Healthcare fraud covers a wide range of illicit practises by doctors, patients, and sometimes third parties. The most common instance occurs when the doctor bills the insurer for services which...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2020 1:36 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

What are six elements of healthcare fraud?

Six elements which may be present in healthcare fraud are as follows: 1. A doctor may submit a bill or claim for a service which s/he has not provided. In some cases, these are services that the...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2020 1:58 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

What Is the role of the Supreme Court in determining human rights and civil rights

In answering this question, it's important to draw a distinction at the outset between human rights and civil rights. Generally speaking, human rights are those that relate to our status as human...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2020 7:58 pm UTC

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Labor Law

Infotron Inc makes electronic hockey and soccer games. Each hockey game requires 2​ labor-hours of assembly and 2​...

First, label your variables: x = Number of electronic hockey games Infotron should produce y = Number of electronic soccer games Infotron should produce Given that electronic hockey games require 2...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2020 8:53 am UTC

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Law and Politics

Two legislation that related to policy where child and adolescent protect from drug abuse in Canada.

To identify the pieces of legislation related to the protection of children and adolescents from drug abuse in Canada, look into the statutes and regulations concerning child protection in each of...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2020 3:51 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

What are the similarities and differences between a state government and a regime?

As other Educators have pointed out, the differences and similarities between a regime and a state government are minute. In a sense, a state government can be a regime and a regime can be a state...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2020 2:59 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Identify and discuss at least three types of primary elections. What type of primary elections are used in California...

In 2010, California adopted what is called a top-two primary balloting system. In this system, all the candidates for legislative office are listed together on the same ballot, regardless of...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2020 11:36 am UTC

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Law and Politics

“The legislature provides the ‘rules of the game’ for politics.” Discuss what this statement might mean.

To understand how the legislature provides the “rules of the game,” we have to first reflect on what the game is and what the rules are. We can be pretty sure that the game in this context is life...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2020 12:40 am UTC

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