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While as an educator, I'd like to think that my students, by studying moral issues and learning to sympathize with diverse peoples and cultures, will not become corrupt officials, realistically,...

Latest answer posted October 15, 2015 4:35 pm UTC

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As your question implies, serial killers in our society are assumed to exhibit some set of characteristics that might make them more readily identifiable than those in the general population--in...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2016 3:20 pm UTC

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It is hard to know exactly what philosophical bases belong in this answer without knowing what your textbook is. I will answer as best I can using a book I know of. This is a book called...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2015 3:39 pm UTC

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Our system of federalism helps to promote moderate government. In a federalist system, power is shared between the state governments and the federal government. Because this power is shared, it...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2016 6:59 pm UTC

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The concept of judicial review is not specifically stated in the Constitution. Therefore, we can’t find specific wording about it in that document. The concept of judicial review developed from the...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2016 5:59 pm UTC

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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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Although the victory of the North in the Civil War ended slavery and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned legal racial discrimination, ongoing de facto racial discrimination has continued to be an...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2015 8:21 pm UTC

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The legislative process is laid out in Article 1, Section 7 of the US Constitution. The first step in the process comes when a congressional representative introduces an idea for a bill. This idea...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2020 3:56 pm UTC

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Although the article makes some compelling arguments, there are points which don't hold up to scrutiny. 1. Jihadists are altering the fabric of Western civilization. It's the other way around --...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2012 11:11 pm UTC

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There are great volunteering, internship and assistant job opportunities in many fields that can polish your interrogation skills. Whether the skills that you need are for criminal interrogation or...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2013 8:34 pm UTC

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The most sensible way to approach this would be for there to be a neutral third party (a judge or perhaps a committee or board) that could decide when a district attorney's office should be...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2012 12:47 am UTC

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I would suggest using the case of Scott Peterson of Modesto, California convicted of the 2008 murder of his wife Laci Peterson and their unborn child. Little has been determined about the exact...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2011 7:11 am UTC

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We would need a lot more detail to give you a very specific suggestion here. In most states, the government has 72 hours to hold you before they have to charge you with a crime or release you. If...

Latest answer posted July 5, 2010 11:32 pm UTC

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I think a new born baby should stay with the mother unless there is a serious reason for this not to happen. Not saying that the father wouldn't be able to care for the baby, but women have a...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2010 4:53 am UTC

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Anyone who owns animals is responsible for those animals. This includes domesticated animals (like a dog) or farm animals like chickens, cows, sheep, etc. A animal owner must keep those animals on...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2010 8:50 pm UTC

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There are two ways to look at who this applies to. First, you can say that it applies to Canadian courts. The clause is specifically addressed to the courts. It tells the courts that they must...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2012 4:21 pm UTC

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The general answer to this is that a person must live in the United States for five years before the person is eligible to become a US citizen. Please note that this is not technical legal advice,...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2010 8:16 pm UTC

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I think it's dangerous for prisons to be for profit institutions. I know many of them are the ones using prison labor and that just seems wrong. Also, no prisoner should be forced to do any kind...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2011 10:33 am UTC

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I agree wholeheartedly about the influence of the media. Many people seem to swayed by what is in the headlines and what the news anchors are "spinning," rather than the facts. Just watch one of...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2012 12:41 am UTC

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I believe it was Peter Drucker who said, "Anything worth doing is worth doing badly." That seems to speak to your inquiry in some way. None of us performs at our optimum all the time, and none of...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2010 1:23 am UTC

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One way of thinking about what IR feminist theory is would be to look at the field of International Relations through the lens of feminist theory. This means that feminist commitments to asking...

Latest answer posted April 10, 2018 4:39 am UTC

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The United States Constitution does not address political parties or the ways in which such parties should nominate presidents. Political parties did not seem to be on the minds of the Framers....

Latest answer posted October 5, 2020 2:04 pm UTC

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It not only is a credible and complete legal defense, it also obviates the need for one at all. If you look at UN diplomats and some of their senior staff members, who live and work in New York...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2011 12:55 pm UTC

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Yes, James is certainly entitled to his job back. There is much precedent for this case, and there are many laws in place to prevent an employer from giving away someone's job if they are...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2019 12:58 pm UTC

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As late as the 1930's the US Supreme Court defined what a "Trial by Jury" meant, having the following 3 components: 1. A jury of 12 people 2. A judge with the power to instruct jurors...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2009 6:08 am UTC

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I think that your question is asserting that the ruling in Edmonson sets up a special privilege for African Americans. I have edited your question to show this. I do not agree with this statement....

Latest answer posted April 25, 2011 11:35 pm UTC

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Small Claims Court is often the place to take a case like this, since, if they are a fraudulent dealer, chances are they will not resolve this without being forced to. The Carfax Report is a good...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2011 3:34 am UTC

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This is a massive question, and there are many, many answers to it, as prisons and prisoners are an inherently political issue, one that frequently comes up during elections and candidate debates....

Latest answer posted December 20, 2019 7:25 pm UTC

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Basically the ADAM program gets data from drug abuse programs, and institutions that serve juveniles with drug and alcohol problems to sort of classify and record patterns in juvenile behavior that...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2010 9:38 am UTC

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I believe solitary confinement is a form of mental torture. Humans by nature and makeup need social contact in order to function properly - isolation can lead to mental illness. Putting prisoners...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2010 9:13 am UTC

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The basis of your response in my opinion is that both the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments have an equal protection clause within them. I'm not sure if you are writing the appeal or if the...

Latest answer posted April 27, 2014 1:05 pm UTC

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Which of these things would, in your mind, be irrelevant? Does it matter who is running the ad? I think so, because the person or group running it could be very biased. If Democrats are running...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2015 8:49 pm UTC

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Looking at my actions in a very generic way, I suppose that I would have to say that many juries could find that I have acted in many instances as something less than a reasonable person. I have...

Latest answer posted May 7, 2013 1:35 am UTC

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In my opinion, war is justified under certain circumstances. For example, the United States was justified in going to war after Japan attacked us in World War II. There was no other realistic...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2015 8:20 pm UTC

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Your question implies the answer. You define it as piracy, not file sharing. There is a difference between taking something and sharing it with others and selling it to others. By definition,...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2011 12:08 pm UTC

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Since you are against this you have the easier side. A tyrant has a negative effect on everyone around him. He controls, bullies and abuses those under his influence. He destroys the freedom of...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2011 3:49 pm UTC

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Dual citizenship is, as the term implies, the situation in which a person is a citizen of two countries at the same time. Not all countries allow this. For example, if a person is born in the...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2010 8:10 pm UTC

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I think pohnpei says it well in the answer above. I have a few things I'd like to add also. The courts in this country are independent, that is, an independent judiciary, which is as the system...

Latest answer posted March 11, 2010 11:54 pm UTC

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Australians do not need a visa to enter Costa Rica as a tourist. All you need is a valid passport with at least one blank page and an expiration date greater than 30 days from the date of entry to...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2010 12:47 am UTC

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Raising the minimum wage is one of the possible solutions to addressing the widening socioeconomic gaps in the United States. However, it does not address the issue of lack of job opportunities in...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2018 7:13 am UTC

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Klein and Maxson cite research (page 214) by Jackson that shows that gang activity is associated with cities that have large populations, high population density, a large proportion of Hispanic...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2017 12:35 am UTC

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Police officers use varied techniques and processes to investigate crime. Of course depending on what type of crime has been committed will determine which methodology used. Lets say the crime was...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2010 11:35 pm UTC

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As the very informative answers above discuss, much of United States labor law is based on an earlier economic configuration, in which the majority of workers were employees. Thus most of the...

Latest answer posted December 27, 2015 11:48 am UTC

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Before discussing the common techniques shared among federal law enforcement agencies, it should be pointed out that the Central Intelligence Agency is not a law enforcement agency and does not...

Latest answer posted June 2, 2013 12:20 am UTC

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While we are often taught to begin writing an essay with the introduction, there is absolutely nothing wrong with writing an introduction last, and in many cases, that is the best thing to do!...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2015 2:54 am UTC

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Mike Lofgren, author of Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of Shadow Government and a Congressional aide for twenty-eight years, defines the deep state as being composed of the...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2019 12:29 am UTC

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The basic law on domestic bribery of public officials in the United States is provided by 18 USC Section 201. This criminalizes both bribery and payment of gratuities, the difference being that the...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2020 9:39 am UTC

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Ayn Rand is not religious. Most of her books are anti-religion, and directly contradict religious tenets. This is strange, because social conservatives usually like and embrace Rand, including...

Latest answer posted October 1, 2012 3:30 am UTC

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As with any human rights document, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms needs to be interpreted in individual cases by the courts. Inevitably, this gives the judiciary a considerable degree...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2019 8:46 am UTC

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In the public mind, the principal culprits in the Enron crisis were Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, who were respectively the Chairman and CEO of Enron at the time of its collapse. It is...

Latest answer posted August 27, 2020 1:55 pm UTC

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