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I agree. Changing the jurisdiction of the lower courts seems like it would do more harm than good. If you are implying that the lower courts have no purpose, I would disagree. Courts have been...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2011 8:53 pm UTC

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Sure, states have the power to restrict all sorts of educational standards and practices, but I don't think the states can dictate the length of a school year in an environment where funding for...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2011 4:23 am UTC

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An interrogation should be in a quiet room with a window of one-way glass, so that others can watch outside. It should have a table and chairs for the suspect and police, and not be too...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2012 5:32 am UTC

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A Reform Department: I wouldn't mind seeing an investigative committee tasked with the job of enforcing ethical standards in Washington politics. The line between business and government has become...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2013 2:31 pm UTC

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This article, which is from 1994, discuses the effects of what the author calls "demographic, environmental, and societal stress" caused by disease, overpopulation, crime, the emergence of private...

Latest answer posted September 2, 2017 4:19 pm UTC

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A lawyer is a general term for someone in the United States who has graduated from law school and gives legal advice. A lawyer does not necessarily have to practice law. An attorney, or an...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2016 3:54 pm UTC

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The easiest way in which plea bargaining could be reduced is to increase the number of judges and courts, and thus alleviate the backlog of cases that jam court calendars months into the future....

Latest answer posted January 2, 2012 7:07 am UTC

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Congressional districts are determined every ten years. This happens as the result of the United States census. The census is conducted every 10 years (the last one was 2010). When the census is...

Latest answer posted December 12, 2015 8:45 pm UTC

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The difference between de jure and de facto discrimination has to do with whether the discrimination is enforced by law or whether it has just come about "naturally." De jure discrimination is...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2010 2:08 pm UTC

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The lower class is definitely growing. Most of the people that leave the middle class are going down, not up. Historically, the one advantage we had was home ownership. Almost all of the wealth...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2011 4:12 pm UTC

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Having a winner and a loser inspires both sides to try their best. Each side wants to win, partly out of competitiveness. It may not be perfect, and sometimes there are abuses, but I think that...

Latest answer posted October 17, 2011 12:58 pm UTC

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For a list of bills that were proposed in the 113th Congress, you can follow the link below. Once at that link, you can click on sequentially numbered sets of bills to see all of the bills...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2015 5:03 am UTC

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The court case of Schneider v. Rusk is a case heard in the Supreme Court which dealt with the removal of citizenship from Angelika Schneider who came to America with her parents from Germany as a...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2014 12:39 am UTC

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An affidavit is a legal document in which you swear to tell the truth. In a court, everything has to be sworn to in order to ensure that everything is even and fair. You might also sign one to...

Latest answer posted October 1, 2012 2:50 am UTC

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Terrill, Pauline, and Manning found that there were some notable consistencies of thought across all three groups of police officers concerning use of force in policing. In the second stage of...

Latest answer posted July 5, 2019 12:01 am UTC

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This is an excellent question. Personally, I do think that the separation of powers set out in the United States Constitution does continue to work to this day as it was intended to. Our federal...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2008 11:11 am UTC

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I have a nephew that was just able to make this decision at 14 in the neighboring state of Ohio. We were able to find a wonderful attorney with great information on the following site. Hope this...

Latest answer posted May 17, 2008 7:31 am UTC

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First of all, what they're doing is criminal and illegal and they know it, so it's natural they will want to hide it. They also know that Child Protective Services can take away their children if...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2010 2:30 am UTC

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This is the problem in any negotiation, whether it be between groups or between individuals. People's positions are so entrenched, and they tend to dig in their heels if anyone talks about even...

Latest answer posted August 23, 2012 4:41 pm UTC

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The question asks why some countries industrialized before others. To start, industrialization is generally assumed to mean the introduction of mass production techniques and high degrees of...

Latest answer posted July 21, 2016 9:20 am UTC

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I think that I need more context to the question. I think that I am confused with the premise of the question. It seems to me that greater regulation of tobacco products would impact the...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2010 9:08 pm UTC

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Most working people are at-will employees. This means that, in most cases, a business can suspend (or fire) an employee for any reason -- or no reason at all. So, unless you are working under a...

Latest answer posted September 18, 2008 5:59 am UTC

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Three philosophies that affect business law and ethics include utilitarianism, justice and practical ethics. Utilitarianism takes into account the greatest good for the greatest number of...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2013 10:51 pm UTC

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In 1970 Congress enacted a federal criminal statue called the RICO or Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act in an effort to combat organized criminal activities. It has very broad...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2010 8:47 am UTC

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The survey is sent to a wide variety of law enforcement agencies from throughout the country. The following information comes from the Bureau of Justice's website (see the link below): 2002–Present...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2010 5:29 am UTC

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Some reasons people do not support legalizing euthanasia are as follows: The inability of the mentally or physically challenged to make an ultimate decision: Sometimes euthanasia is considered...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2020 2:39 am UTC

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You could get different opinions on this, but I strenuously disagree with this idea. In the United States, certainly, it would be held to be unconstitutional for a number of reasons, and it opens...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2016 5:56 pm UTC

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As is so often the case in law, punishments for theft do not prevent the actual thefts very much; however, potential penalties for purchasing stolen items might intimidate a higher class of...

Latest answer posted September 20, 2012 5:07 pm UTC

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The three major areas of cost are social, physical, and economic. In your question, you asked for two examples of healthcare fraud and two examples of computer crime. I will discuss healthcare...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2018 8:33 pm UTC

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Although videos and photographs offer the possibility of being extremely useful as evidence in legal cases, there are both procedural and material issues concerning their use. Also, they can be...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2012 8:05 am UTC

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The first problem is that it isn't correctional. Secondly, it isn't preventive. Third, it forms its own society. Fourth, it has become "cruel and unusual punishment." Fifth, it is overcrowded....

Latest answer posted April 17, 2012 1:50 am UTC

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Justinian was the emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire that became known as the Byzantine Empire. By the time he became emperor in 527 the Western Roman Empire had fallen. In 528, he chose ten men...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2010 1:53 am UTC

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The premise of the question—that international law is effective—is a matter of debate with the Realist and Marxist theories of international relations viewing with skepticism the notion that...

Latest answer posted May 15, 2019 9:16 pm UTC

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The main difference between Plato and Machiavelli is that Plato focused on the ideal while Machiavelli focused on the real. Plato thought that truth existed in the realm of ideas, not in the real...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2019 3:55 am UTC

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Scientific realism is an approach that holds that researchers must study interventions along with the contexts in which they occur. In other words, researchers who are trying to come up with a way...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2011 5:58 am UTC

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Democracy is defined as being a type of government in which all citizens have a voice and a role in the making of decisions that will affect all the citizens. Citizens living in a country with a...

Latest answer posted November 14, 2011 1:13 am UTC

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I do not see why adding to Philip Morris's competitive advantage should have any bearing on what Congress does. That is, as long as the law would do what it is meant to, it should not matter if it...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2010 3:18 am UTC

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The colonists were justified in revolting from Great Britain. However, there were risks involved in doing this. The colonists believed the British government violated their rights. The colonists...

Latest answer posted March 11, 2016 10:49 pm UTC

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As the educator above stated, older women are the group of citizens who are most likely to be oversampled in an opinion poll. This is because most pollsters still rely on listed telephone numbers,...

Latest answer posted August 21, 2017 12:04 am UTC

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Pragmatism is a philosophy where practical consequences and real effects are vital. The mantra is that something is true only if it works or only while it works. If something does not work,...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2015 12:42 pm UTC

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I agree with the akannan's observation that evidence is everything. I find that when I hear someone talking about whether or not we should abolish the death penalty, I tend either to shake my head...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2010 7:34 am UTC

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There are at least two different ways to describe how big the United States military budget is for the year 2015. Let us look at each. On the one hand, we can describe the military budget in...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2015 8:53 pm UTC

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The Catholic Church is not the only group responsible for anti-Jewish movements. Although the Catholic Church should not be excused for the crimes against Jews that it has committed, there are...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2012 5:53 am UTC

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Every four years, the voters in the United States head to the polls to choose a president. From the moment a candidate announces his or her intention to run for president, right up to inauguration...

Latest answer posted March 11, 2020 2:46 pm UTC

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Structural interviewing and forensic hypnosis interviewing are, at the most obvious level, completely unlike each other. Structural interviewing is most often used in business situations,...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2015 12:50 am UTC

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The answer to this will be different based on who you ask. Conservatives believe strongly that the media is biased against conservatives. Liberals often believe (though not as much as...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2015 3:37 am UTC

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The five stage model is an analytical framework which divides the public policy developmental process into five distinct stages: 1) Setting the Agenda At this stage, a social problem is...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2020 12:22 am UTC

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There have been so many of these that there is no way to put a significant percentage of them on here. For example: Lemon v. Kurtzman. This was a case having to do with the Establishment Clause....

Latest answer posted April 7, 2011 9:44 am UTC

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Actually, they are an essential tool for any school. While suspensions and expulsions can be abused by an overzealous or over-controlling school administration at times, there are simply some...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2011 3:20 am UTC

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I'm not sure I follow your train of thought in the stem of the question. You mentioned that your husband and kids were home but yet the plumber's had a locksmith unlock the door. I wonder why the...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2010 11:47 pm UTC

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