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    One role interest groups play in modern democracy is to lobby elected officials to support policies that the interest group supports. For example, the National Rifle Association will lobby Congress...

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    The Bill of Rights is very important. After the Constitution was written, it had to be ratified by nine of the thirteen states in order to become the new plan of government. Since the Constitution...

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    There is a great deal of popular misunderstanding about Machiavelli, largely due to misunderstandings people have about The Prince. A lot of people believe a Machiavellian is someone who wants...

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    Here are some responses I found surprising from exit polls related to voting Democrat (I will provide three, and you can think about some of your own): It is surprising to me that more people who...

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    There are many different types of voter behaviors and patterns. For example, African Americans have traditionally voted Democrat, as have members of unions (though this was not necessarily true of...

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    It is understandable why, during Woodrow Wilson's time, the distinction between politics and administration was clear and distinct. The federal administrative state was nowhere near as big as it is...

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    Kepel's book tracks the rise of political Islam and comes to some surprising conclusions. His thesis is that the violent, political wing of Islam is in decline. In his book, Kepel delineates the...

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    As you attempt to create your questions, your starting point should be looking at what sort of factual evidence there is concerning polarization of media. First, you might note that the periodical...

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    A good question. To answer this question, we really need to ascertain the other half of it: is the UK Parliament effective at doing what? Let's say the question is "how effective is UK Parliament...

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    There are various ways that citizens are involved in the executive branch. One way is that the citizens vote for the president and for the vice president. The votes of the citizens determine which...

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    An interest group, otherwise known as a "special-interest group," is defined by Encyclopedia Brittanica as "any association of individuals or organizations, usually formally organized, that, on the...

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    In legal terms, a “nuisance” does not necessarily have to cause harm or damage (though such results can fall under that heading)—it can also be an action that simply creates an annoyance or...

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    Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia, situated on a peninsula in the South China Sea. It consists of thirteen states and three territories. To recap the content of the Federal and all the State...

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    The first president of the United States was George Washington. Washington was an extremely popular figure because of his character, reputation, and service in the American Revolutionary War. In...

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    The Sugar Act, also known as The American Revenue Act, was passed by the British Parliament in 1764. It was a modified version of a previous piece of legislation, the Sugar and Molasses Act of...

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    It is a fundamental principal of criminal law that a crime consists of both mens rea and actus rea. Mens rea is the mental aspect of a crime that requires that the accused have knowledge...

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    Tax rates on many forms of unearned income, such as capital gains, interest income, and dividend income averages 15 percent. On the other hand, earned income (such as wages for work performed) of...

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    The short answer is yes, international organizations (IOs) can be highly effective in shaping the behavior of the international community. Definitions of International Organizations For the purpose...

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    First, we will discuss the employment-at-will and minimum wage laws in the US. As of 2017, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) states that the federal minimum wage must be at least $7.25/hr for...

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    "Federalist No. 79" discusses the importance of an independent judiciary. Hamilton says that judges should serve for life, rather than serving at the whim of politicians. He also says that their...

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    The "full faith and credit clause" refers to a provision in article 4, section 1 of the Constitution of the United States. In simple terms, the clause means that state courts must respect the...

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    Generally speaking, nonviolent offenders are not in prison with murderers, as prison yards are organized by "custody risk." Prisoners with a higher custody risk score, such as murderers, are...

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    Libel and defamation are the main exceptions to First Amendment protections. For instance, if someone was spreading lies about another person that damaged the victim's reputation, the victim could...

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    In a capitalist economy, supply and demand are key economic concepts. There also is a belief that government should have a limited role in the economy. Supply and demand determine what happens in...

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    What makes the US tax system so daunting and complex is that it actually consists of multiple different systems. As well as federal taxes, there are state and municipal taxes. Income taxes can be...

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    The Wex legal dictionary states that the Rule Against Perpetuities is: “A common law property rule that states that no interest in land is good unless it must vest, if at all, not later than...

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    The Federalist essays 79 through 82 were each written by Alexander Hamilton. They are an extended discussion of the role of the federal judiciary under the Constitution. In number 79, Hamilton...

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    This article is about how some companies have difficulty following ethical business practices, even when these practices are supposed to be part of their corporate culture, when being ethical...

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    This article explores women's specific pathways to crime, as informed by feminist literature and by literature related to the onset of crimes. The authors interviewed 351 women inmates in Baltimore...

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    The Federalist Papers 79–82 discuss the necessity of having an independent judiciary branch of government. Since the judiciary performs several important "checks-and-balances" functions within...

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    In political theory, a protective democracy is one that is tasked primarily with maintaining and protecting the rights of its citizens. This ideal is fundamental to late eighteenth and early...

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    How one views the 2005 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that the imposition of capital punishment on juvenile offenders constituted a violation of the offenders’ rights under...

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    This article was written by Robert Parkinson, a historian of the American revolutionary era. Basically, it highlights the systematic attempts on the part of John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and many...

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    A pacifist United States would save a lot of money on its military. If a nation renounces the use of force, as Japan did in its Constitution following World War II, then it has little reason to...

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    Assuming you are referring to US federal laws, the legislative branch of the federal government is the US Congress. The Congress is formed by two legislative bodies (houses). These are the US House...

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    First, let's define "politics" as these three would have understood or used the term. The word "political" comes from the Greek word politikos, meaning "of, or pertaining to, the polis." (What's a...

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    An example of an interest group that has an active chapter in Texas related to my career would be the Texas Council for the Social Studies. This group is affiliated with the national organization...

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    In this article, the author, Belknap, examines 19 articles published about women offenders in the first hundred years of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. These articles, published from...

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    There are a number of logistical and practical reasons for incumbents to keep their eyes on their constituents to maintain their position. However, the true answer to this question isn't...

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    The answer to this question depends upon the jurisdiction of the court, and what type of court it is. However, in many countries it is perfectly legal to represent yourself in court. In the UK,...

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    When we hear the term “insider trading,” many of us believe it to be negative. Depictions in the news would have us thinking that all insider trading is illegal. However, insider trading can be...

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    If you do not have time to read, there is a shortcut to summarizing an article. First, read the introduction. In an article of this length, the introduction could be anywhere from three to five...

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    According to Nagel and Johnson (see the source below), laws put into place in the 1980s that stipulated mandatory sentences were intended to eliminate race, gender, and class disparities in...

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    There are examples of both in the period after World War II, but I will say that realism has largely dictated American foreign policy after World War II. The United States invaded Iraq in the Gulf...

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    Little opposition can lead to voter apathy in an election. In districts that are heavily Democratic or Republican, the opposition party may run a relative unknown, who has no name recognition or...

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    A war refers to an armed conflict between societies or countries. It can happen within a country in the form of civil war or between two or more countries. Civil war is also called domestic or...

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    Classical liberalism is the set of ideas most identified (within the United States at least) as "libertarianism." Classical liberalism formed in opposition to hereditary monarchy, particularly...

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    Regardless of varying personal opinions about Donald Trump, he is the legitimate forty-fifth president of the United States. He won the 2016 presidential election by capturing 306 electoral votes...

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    Mill’s views on liberty are derived from his utilitarian ethics. According to Mill, individuals should be allowed to pursue their own ends—the pursuit of happiness—providing there is no harm...

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    A republic form of government is when people elect leaders to represent them in the government. In the United States, the people elect leaders at the local, state, and national levels to represent...

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