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There are a number of things that could be done to improve the clearance rates for burglary cases, but they are not easy or cheap. The simplest way is to hire more police and detectives, so the...

Latest answer posted September 15, 2011 2:22 am UTC

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This is an interesting question, and it would be very interesting to see you author a paper that discusses why Americans might be more biased for some groups of people over others. Based on the...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2018 9:30 pm UTC

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FEMA, or Federal Emergency Management Agency, is primarily responsible for the response to disasters that have already occurred, which would include both natural and man made ones. We often think...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2011 11:20 am UTC

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Yes, there should be such causes of action. The reason for this is that tangible harms are not the only kinds of harms done to the victims of torts. They are often not even the most important...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2013 4:49 am UTC

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There are many stakeholders in the political sphere, including not only voters in certain constituencies but also unions, large corporations, associations of corporations such as the Chamber of...

Latest answer posted May 25, 2017 12:24 am UTC

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It is simple enough to tell you what the national debt is, but it is not possible to know what complexities your professor has discussed in class or what sorts of essay questions he might ask about...

Latest answer posted December 6, 2015 9:26 pm UTC

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A tangible item of evidence can usually only have a tendency to prove or disprove a material fact. Seldom is there a "smoking gun" that indisputably proves anything. Let's look at an example....

Latest answer posted August 16, 2013 8:38 pm UTC

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You need to check with someone familiar with Texas law and with the specific situation or work being suggested. If yiou are the student who "really needs" the work, good for you for checking this...

Latest answer posted February 17, 2012 8:54 am UTC

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The war on Islamic terrorism is an American-led effort launched after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. On that day, nineteen hijackers—fifteen from Saudi Arabia—killed nearly three...

Latest answer posted August 5, 2019 12:44 am UTC

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The federal bureaucracy was comparatively tiny for most of the first century of American history. Essentially, it consisted of the Cabinet departments (which were very small), the Postal Service,...

Latest answer posted May 7, 2020 5:04 pm UTC

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Because of the way that the mafia and other groups like that are portrayed, we see them as similar to Robin Hood or to people like that. We see them as people who are really not that much of a...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2011 10:16 am UTC

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I assume you are considering the Muslim situation, perhaps at Guantanamo Bay. Religious freedom is important. However, a prisoner gives up some rights. I would say that you have to balance the...

Latest answer posted June 25, 2011 2:42 am UTC

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British-born Tony Blankley (1948-2012) became well-known as press secretary to then-Congressman Newt Gingrich, a conservative member of the U.S. House of Representatives credited with engineering...

Latest answer posted May 11, 2014 2:25 am UTC

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One can argue that members of Congress are motivated primarily by self-interest and their desire to be reelected to public office. While true in some cases, that is an unfair conclusion that...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2020 5:13 pm UTC

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Admittedly, presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have called on the NATO allies to shoulder more of the NATO economic burden. Under President Trump, that cry has become louder and somewhat...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2020 12:30 pm UTC

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Ideally, Tristan should not be charged with anything (except maybe evading an officer when he ran). If he truly did not know what was going to happen, he should not be guilty. However, in the...

Latest answer posted November 28, 2010 8:39 am UTC

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Most definitely, balance of power is a factor in international politics. However, while in the past, that balance of power was about military force and weaponry, the focus has switched to a large...

Latest answer posted September 3, 2015 1:40 am UTC

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In August of 1980, Lindy and Michael Chamberlain went camping near Ayers Rock, Australia, with their three children, including 9 week old Azaria. On August 17, Azaria disappeared. Lindy...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2010 3:26 am UTC

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The SDT is a theory that tries to study, predict, categorize and analyze the pattern of criminal activity in specific sections of a community, and is used to help determine what are the...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2010 4:56 am UTC

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It becomes quite dangerous when they achieve the same rights as individuals. In my opinion, the most acute danger from this course of action is that businesses can achieve a much greater hold over...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2010 3:57 pm UTC

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I agree that there are many in the legal system who prefer plea-bargains to trials. This has less to do with the rights of criminals than the workloads of prosecutors and public defenders. There...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2011 9:02 pm UTC

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When analyzing the politics of problem-solving, it is probably a good idea to acknowledge the current reality of life in government: partisanship and division are deeper today than in the past. I...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2020 3:50 pm UTC

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It often seems to be the case that one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter. In the complex world in which we live it can be very difficult to establish precisely who are the good guys...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2020 5:45 am UTC

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As is the case with many terms, the word governor has changed throughout history. In the fourteenth century, the name described a prince, administrator, or other local official empowered on behalf...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2019 3:04 pm UTC

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Like most things in criminal law and criminal procedure, a lawful arrest is broken into several components set forth by the Constitution. The Fourth Amendment states, The right of the people...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2020 2:51 pm UTC

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A risk assessment is generally done to determine whether a juvenile offender should be put into custody or should be released. Therefore, the elements that are considered in such an assessment are...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2011 5:51 am UTC

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Policy making is critical to the democratic process, as it determines which issues are put before the public and the media, and which issues will gain attention and possibly result in new...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2017 10:15 pm UTC

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Australia, as with most so-called developed nations, maintains a sound and strong relationship with the World Bank, the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)....

Latest answer posted July 1, 2020 5:29 pm UTC

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Countries in the economic north, generally considered those with more developed economies, can do more to aid the development of the economic south, or those countries with developing economies,...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2020 1:19 pm UTC

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I agree that this is a broad question, so I will give a similarly broad answer. Crime in America is mostly linked to poverty. Some crime, such as white collar crime, mostly comes from greed....

Latest answer posted February 20, 2011 1:06 pm UTC

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What he did was legal, so I have no issue with Romney, per se, but I have a huge issue with a government and policy that enriches the already megarich at the same time as it cuts spending and...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2012 10:49 am UTC

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The study of DNA is a great discovery for legal purposes because it opens up a powerful new way of identifying criminals in some cases. DNA evidence has been used both to convict criminals and to...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2011 10:22 am UTC

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The key here is to think about the incentives each legislator has, and what their best response is to each other legislator's actions.If enough other legislators are going to vote for the bill that...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2016 8:59 pm UTC

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This Court case essentially made the judicial branch as an important branch of the government. It did so by giving the judicial branch the power of judicial review. The Constitution itself does...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2010 1:38 pm UTC

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You do not tell us what case you are asking about, so I cannot in any way be sure that I have the right case. However, the only case I can think of that makes sense for this question is the WWII...

Latest answer posted March 15, 2010 10:37 pm UTC

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Both are forms of defamation. Generally, libel is written defamation, whereas slander is oral defamation.Defamation is defined as the act of making an untrue statement (or statements) about...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2008 7:28 am UTC

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One major disadvantage of the market economy is that it allows for a great deal of inequality between various people in that society. In a market economy, people are able to get as rich as they are...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2010 11:25 am UTC

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While the US Constitution does not prevent fractiousness (no constitution can), it can limit fractiousness by seeking to make the American government more broadly representative than just simple...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2018 10:11 pm UTC

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Under the system of federalism, there needs to be a federal constitution. Federalism is a system of government where power is shared between the state governments and the federal government. The...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2016 9:14 pm UTC

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Community policing is generally seen as a solution to less serious crimes like drug crimes, burglaries, and gang-related crimes. Community policing cannot, of course, eradicate or completely...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2011 12:10 pm UTC

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As one of only two states to not feature any form of legalized gambling, the question has some powerful implications. One reason why gambling could be viewed with skepticism is that there is a...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2009 10:07 pm UTC

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Well, you raise a lot of "what-ifs" there at the end, so let's deal with your primary question first. Yes, I feel the nature of the crime should affect the ability of a defendant to plea bargain....

Latest answer posted May 31, 2010 11:43 pm UTC

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Once COBRA is exhausted, you will have to do considerable research to provide for medical care and prescriptions. First, you need to find out if you are income-eligible for Medicaid, which is...

Latest answer posted October 21, 2009 2:28 pm UTC

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The term “martial law” refers to a situation in which the civilian government of a given area loses its power and that power is given over to the military. This is why it is called “martial” law....

Latest answer posted January 8, 2013 11:28 pm UTC

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Political scientists say that there is no question about this -- the politicians who are attempting to win their first elections would be hurt far more by limiting campaign spending. The reason...

Latest answer posted July 14, 2010 7:46 am UTC

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There were many problems with the No Child Left Behind Act. In theory, the law sounded like a good idea. No child should get a poor education. Every child should be proficient in learning. Poor...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2016 5:29 pm UTC

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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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Additionally, the legal definition of the term includes the fact that it is a homicide that is committed "without malice" - meaning that the perpetrator's actions may have been negligent but they...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2010 3:04 am UTC

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Each state has autonomy over their own laws, therefore every state has the right to make their own law. If a VOP in the state of sentence occurs that person can be brought up on additional charges,...

Latest answer posted May 8, 2010 6:33 pm UTC

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Health care has been turned into a right in this country, and I just don't see it. I do want everyone to have access to effective, affordable health care; however, access is different than a...

Latest answer posted September 1, 2010 4:44 pm UTC

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