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 Date: 10/08/15 21:05   in : Legal_Issues 

Bobby Sands Bobby Sands was born in 1954 in Rathcoole, a loyalist community in North Belfast as the first child of John and Rosaleen Sands. He was followed by two sisters, Marcella and Burnadette, and a brother, Sean. The first years of Bobby’s life were spent quietly at Abbots Cross in ...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 20:05   in : Legal_Issues 

Pro-Choice: The Right Choice Abortion is defined as the spontaneous or artificially expulsion of an embryo of fetus. In 1996, roughly 1.37 million abortions took place throughout the world. Due to the many different viewpoints argued and discussed among people, abortion remains one of the...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 18:11   in : Legal_Issues 

Women In Law Even with laws that are made against prejudice, in some place’s women are still considered as house material and not work material. Women who enforce the law are treated as pushovers and it is becoming a larger problem all the time. For women who work as lawyers or jud...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 17:45   in : Legal_Issues 

Civil Disobedience by Thoreau In Thoreau’s essay, “Civil Disobedience”, he exhorts the need to prioritize social consciousness over the unquestioning allegiance to government policy. In essence, “Civil Disobedience” could arguably be touted as the quintessential rallying cry for the pion...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 17:43   in : Legal_Issues 

American Justice America is a country that has long been praised for its principles of democracy, freedom, and equal justice for all. Our country was founded on those principles, as well as the idea that all are “innocent until proven guilty”. Our society today tries to uphold these pri...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 15:46   in : Legal_Issues 

John Walker John Walker Lindh, a twenty-year old American, converted to Islam at the age of sixteen. Walker traveled to Pakistan to Study the Koran; there he met original teachers of Taliban leaders. Walker went to Afghanistan to join the only government that really provides Islamic law...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 14:45   in : Legal_Issues 

Arguing The Felony Muder Doctrine Murder is defined as killing a human being unlawfully and under circumstances constituting murder. Felony murder is defined as any murder that occurs in the commission of a serious felony, with intention being irrelevant to the charges (such as burglary ...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 09:43   in : Legal_Issues 

The Juice In Sports There has been a controversy for many years in sports. Athletes have always wanted to get that little extra boost in energy. They want to become a bigger and much stronger person. The logical thing would be to go to the gym, and work out like everybody else does. Some...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 07:35   in : Legal_Issues 

Divorce: Today And Yesterday Divorces are as common as marriages themselves. Couples marry and when something goes wrong in their relationship they divorce. Divorce is now a popular solution to problems that many couples have. In the past several years, the divorce rate has skyrocketed ...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 05:39   in : Legal_Issues 

English Common Law Under English common law there is a presumption of innocence with the onus on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, only on the basis of admissible evidence. The accused has a right to a trial by jury with legal representation. The underlying princip...

 

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 Date: 10/08/15 03:09   in : Legal_Issues 

Healing The Pain Of Crime The American justice system has viewed criminal behavior as a crime against “the state,” leaving crime victims with no input into the legal process of the administration of justice in today’s courts. Restorative justice today recognizes the act of crime as being...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 21:50   in : Legal_Issues 

Newspaper Topis The Ohio state court system has accused a man for thinking horrible thoughts. How does the court have a right to sentence a man to prison for his private journal? Bob Herbert writes about Brian Dalton’s sentencing in his Bakersfield Californian article called “Imaginary ...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 16:51   in : Legal_Issues 

A Trial By Jury The book A Trial by Jury written by D. Graham Burnett gives an intimate look into the jury while painting a vivid picture of what really goes on while a person is serving on jury duty. In the book there are two stories: “one is the case itself- a trial story, a courtroom s...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 15:35   in : Legal_Issues 

Should Abortion Remain Legal Should abortion remain legal? This kind of question is a very big controversy among people in the U.S. Many believe that abortion should remain legal; however, I believe that abortion should not be legal. I feel this way for many reasons such as responsi...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 14:37   in : Legal_Issues 

Is Abortion Protected by the Constitution? IS ABORTION PROTECTED BY THE CONSTITUTION? Both sides of the abortion debate claim to be Constitutionally sound. This argument was true for the pro-choice movement in 1973. The U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed the Constitutionality of the decisi...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 10:07   in : Legal_Issues 

Bribery Bribery is the crime of giving or receiving something of value to influence official action. Both the person giving and the person receiving the bribe are guilty of bribery. Bribery is illegal for two reasons: (1) it usually involves a public official using his or her office for...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 08:30   in : Legal_Issues 

Euthanasia: Murder or Mercy? Euthanasia: Murder or Mercy? Suppose I am terminally ill. I have no hope for the future, no hope for survival, no hope for happiness. I wish to die and I am incapable due to my disability to end my own life. I am in indescribable pain and torment a...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 08:09   in : Legal_Issues 

The Burden Of Proof Burden of proof is defined as “the level of proof which different parties are required to demonstrate to persuade a jury or judge in a civil or criminal case.” The words “burden of proof” are not specifically mentioned within the U.S. Constitution however is implied i...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 03:34   in : Legal_Issues 

Drunk Driving Exigent Solution How much longer will we be forced to endure the pain and atrocities due to the carelessness of drunk driving? Drunk driving has been a problem in the United States since the introduction of automobiles; however, it did not become an important social issue un...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 02:57   in : Legal_Issues 

Informed Consent A legal document that has been written and processed through the courts is called Informed Consent. An Informed Consent Document requires that doctors give all patients important information about his/her own procedure before the surgery or the treatment takes place. ...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 01:18   in : Legal_Issues 

Abortion-An Admendment That Should Have Been By: Jessica Cecil Many people believe abortion is a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman's right to choose what she does with her body, and it should not be altered or influenced by anyone else. ...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 01:16   in : Legal_Issues 

How To Click It Or Ticket “Click it or ticket”, that is what my grandson has to say every time someone gets ready to leave in an automobile. I can’t believe what one child has to say would make such a difference in my life. I was one who hated when the law passed, making not weari...

 

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 Date: 10/07/15 00:18   in : Legal_Issues 

Club Drugs Should we be Concerned about “Club Drugs”? The use of club drugs such as Ecstacy, Rohypnol, and Ketamine has risen significantly since the mid-1990’s. While out clubbing, drug use becomes extremely popular because it helps one sustain a high energy level for many hours. Eric...

 

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 Date: 10/06/15 22:29   in : Legal_Issues 

Moral Issues On June 12, 1994, the entire United States was glued to the television. One famous man had been arrested with the brutal stabbing murders of his ex-wife and her estranged lover. This famous man seemed clearly guilty. He was soon enough presumed “guilty” because he was at the ...

 

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 Date: 10/06/15 20:32   in : Legal_Issues 

This Question Is Related To The Tort Of Negligence. There are three elements that must be present for an act or omission to be negligent; (1) The defendant owed a duty of care towards the plaintiff; (2) The defendant breached the duty of care by an act or omission; (3) The plaintiff must ...