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Advantages and disadvantages of the doctrine of precedent

...According to the doctrine of precedent, the court would have applied the rule of law stated in Donoghue v. Stevenson to the case of Grant v. Australian Knitting Mills. Like Mrs. Donoghue, Dr. Grant was deemed to be a ‘neighbour’. He was a person who was closely and directly affected by the act of the manufacturer and the manufacturer ought to have had him in mind as being affected when preparing the underwear. The manufacturer had a duty to take reasonable care to avoid acts that they could ...

Marketing Memo

...Technological External Environmental Factors (Textbook Pages: ) Opportunities: Australia has 10.47 million telephone main line in use, and 24.4 million mobile cellular lines. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) runs multiple national and local radio networks and TV stations, as well as Australian Network, a TV series that broadcasts throughout the Asia-Pacific region and is the main public broadcaster. Australia has 17.081 million Internet hosts and 15.81 Internet users. Threats: Just ...

Prison Overcrowding

...Gershenhorn, Karen & Myers Ryan. 2013. Prison Math. Impaired Driver. Winter 2013. Vol. 17. Issue 1, p 5-19. Harding, Richard. 1987. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. Australian Academic Press. Mar.1987. Vol. 20 Issue 1, p 50-62. Mobley, Alan & Owen, Barbara. 2012. Western Criminology Review. Aug. 2012. Volume 13. Issue 2. p 46-57. Rowland, Mathew. 2013. Federal Probation. Sept. 2013. Volume 77. Issue 2. p 12-12. Schiffner, Bill. 2013. Corrections Forum. July/Aug 2013. Vo...

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On the sidewalk bleeding

...As Andy lays helpless down a dark alleyway, we are made aware of three groups of public denying Andy help, a direct result of this appearance and his relationship with the gang culture. Most notably, one young couple is felt inclined to leave Andy helpless. The couple’s first reaction in finding Andy was “He’s a Royal” demonstrating the immediate prejudice. This is again reinforced when they leave him to die due to his gang connections, suggesting that because of this, he doesn’t deser...

Legalizing Prostitution

...As two sociological active people, Hoffman and Unigwe are obviously emphasizing the need for women to be treated fairly well. Hoffman believes that the female gender would be more protected and considered if prostitution’s rate was decreasing; thus legalizing it is out of her list. Whereas Unigwe, who consider the fact that there is actually prostitutes who are suffering in order to survive. Based on this, she thinks of the legality of prostitution as a way to help them in their cause. Althou...

Business Law and Charges Ace for The Equality

...Certifiable Issues while Working the Business Copyright and Patent Issues: Forefront relationship in the tech business routinely face persuading patent suit. Relationship as much of the time as possible sit on licenses for a wide time length, accepting that another relationship by chance damages them, to get pay sans work through patent and copyright claims. In the thing progress mastermind at your affiliation, ensure your innovative work packs all around look into the licenses and copyrights of...

Society’s Needs for Criminal Justice Practitioners

...Katz, Charles, Webb, Vincent. (2006). Policing Gangs in America. Cambridge, New York: Published by, Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from Kaplan University’s library at: http://ehis.ebscohost.com.lib.kaplan.edu/eds/ebookviewer/ebook/bmxlYmtfXzE0NjE4NF9fQU41?sid=497034da-b427-4712-ae4b-ee7a6c633b97@sessionmgr115&vid=3&format=EB&rid=16. Kevin, Borgeson, Robin, Valeri. (2009). Terrorism in America. Published by Jones and Bartlett Publishers. Retrieved by Google Scholar at: http:/...

Gay marriage persuasive essay

...- “I’ve just concluded that for me personally to it is important to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should get married.” – Barack Obama - “Everybody’s journey is individual. If you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality.” – James Baldwin - “No government has the right to tell its citizens when or whom to love. The only queer people are those who d...

Criminal Law Foundations evaluation paper

...Before the establishment of the Miranda Warning, confessions had only to be intentional on the suspect. This made a difficult situation for law enforcement, who often met with evidence at trials that the defendant was not of sound mind or were under indirect pressure when he or she gave his or her confessions. The Miranda Warning protects society’s rights by clarifying his or her choices clearly and supports police power when law enforcement properly reads the Miranda Warning and gets clear, i...

Lawyer essay

...I thought that I just go to college, get the degree and then get a job. I was completely wrong, that’s when I realized it was not that easy. I have learned a lot of stuff that I will need in the future I order to accomplish my goals, this project helped in many ways. I never knew that colleges looked at your attendance and judged you based on that. I am very happy at finding more about my choice of career; I know that being a lawyer is very difficult but not impossible, and I will never give u...

Social structure theory paper

...Our discussion is based on the video of the tent city in Maricopa County, Arizona. This is a tent city prison that is overflowing with tension, stress and conflict. Inside the walls of this “city” there are constant fights and struggles to survive all the complications that may arise due the massive number of inmates incarcerated. Inmates struggle in conflict with the correctional officers that run the jail for control as well as the other inmates who are incarcerated in the same dwelling. A...

Pro-divorce Law

...The law should only give people a choice, to be exercised according to their own personal beliefs. Therefore, to be set free from an unhappy marriage is to allow citizens of any country to form their own lives. Freedom is something we all want. To allow a country to set the law for such freedoms is nothing more than an act which is incomprehensible. There are record amounts of unhappy marriages in the Philippines. Every day, Filipinos get married, bear children, separate and get into other relat...

Elements of a State and Philippine Constitution

...The 1943 Constitution, was approved by the Preparatory Committee on Philippine Independence on September 4, 1943 and ratified by the KALIBAPI convention on September 7, 1943. Following this is The 1973 Constitution, which was proclaimed in force by Proclamation by then President Ferdinand Marcos on January 17, 1973. This was amended three times, on October 16-17, 1976, January 30, 1980 and April 7, 1981. The present constitution, which is The 1987 Constitution, was first presented to then Presid...

Criminal Minds

...Everybody is willing to give information regarding the events related to the murder. People do not approve crime. When crime rate is high they group together and pressure the government to do something about the crime. Some participate in solving crimes and cooperate with the government by standing as witness or providing information to help solve the crime. Uniting the community is the third function of deviancy. Community may also group together to stigmatize people who are considered not fol...

Actus Reus and Mens Rea

...On the other hand, often the opposite is true, mens rea in itself can lead to conviction i.e. if it was proved that a person was planning/intending to commit a crime, they can be convicted without actually having "done" anything. Usually, this takes the form of fulfilling an offence in itself e.g conspircay to commit murder. This has a great deal of importance today; if someone purchases a load of chemicals and mixes them to create explosives in their home, the law doesn't have to wait for tem t...

The IRAC Method

...JENSON v. EVELETH TACONITE CO.. (1993). Retrieved from http://www.leagle.com/decision/19931671824FSupp847_11556.xml/JENSON%20v.%20EVELETH%20TACONITE%20CO. U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. (December 5, 1997). Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co. Retrieved August 4, 2014: http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-8th-circuit/1136685.html#footnote_2 U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (n.d.). Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Retrieved August 4, 2014: http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/titlevi...

Legal, Safety, and Regulatory Requirements

...However if there is probable cause the Fair Labor Standards Act better known as FLSA which allows an employer to take disciplinary action by reducing a nonexempt worker’s hourly wages. In my opinion I feel that the Fair Labor Standards Act is very fair for both parties. It allow both parties employer and employee to prove their case and if one of parties are found guilty then party is responsible for either paying the penalties or expect wages to be deducted. It is important for employees to u...

Caribbean studies IA

...Anonymous. (2011, August 21st) Breaking news: State of emergency declared. Trinidad Express Newspapers. Retrieved January 15th, 2012 from, http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/BREAKING-NEWS-State-of-Emergency-declared-128160123.html Anonymous. (2011, December 5th) State of emergency ends. C. News. Retrieved January 15th, 2012 from, http://ctntworld.com/LocalArticles.aspx?id=35954 Anonymous. (2012) Policed Service Serious Crime Statistics. Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Retriev...

Apply Legal and Ethical Parameters to Nursing Practice

...1. Nursing and midwifery board of Australia, 27 October 2009, consultation paper on registration standards and related matters, viewed 16 August 2014, www.ahpra.gov.au 2. Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, 2010, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Law 2009, viewed 16 August 2014, www.ahpra.gov.au 3. Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, 2014, Mandatory notification, viewed 15 August 2014, www.ahpra.gov.au 4. Australian Institute of Family Studies, 8 August 2014, ...

Thesis effectiveness of cctv

...They should also conduct an assessment into the effects that the surveillance system will have on personal privacy and the ways in which such adverse effects may be mitigated. They should consult openly with parents, staff, students and the broader school community as to the necessity of the proposed video surveillance program and its acceptability to the school community. Consultation should provide take holders with an opportunity to comment on the actual location of cameras on school property...

Organizational Management and Operations Paper

...Bechtel, H. K. (1995). State Police in the United States. Westport conn: Greenwood Press. Bryan Vila, C. M. (1994). Police in Contradiction: The Evolution of the Police Funtion in Society. Westport: Greenwood Press. Bryan Vila, C. M. (1999). The Role of Police in American Society. Westport: Greenwood Press. Gonzalez, R. (2014). 10 key qualities of law enforcement leaders. Retrieved April 20, 2014, from Police One.com: http://www.policeone.com/news/1204313-10-key-qualities-of-law-enforcement-lead...

Internet censorship

...In conclusion, government should censor material to the extent where it becomes a threat for the community. Otherwise censorship of material that contains 'offensive' vocabulary like breast cancer is limiting freedom of speech as it is accessed by people for knowledge and it is not going to harm anyone. Besides, for child protection, there is already software that is available to block offensive sites. This shows that government has no right to censor the internet by removing material that can a...

Discuss the essential elements of a valid contract?

...Parties Competent to Contract:These parties to a contract should be competent to enter to a contract. According to section 11 ,every person iscompetent to contract if he, (1) Is of the age of majority, (2) Is sound mind, and (3) Is not disqualified from contracting by any law to which he is subject. Thus,there may be a flaw in capacity of parties to the contract. The flaw in capacitymay be due to minority, lunacy, idiocy, drunkenness or status. If a party to acontract suffers from any of these f...

Measuring Crime

...Crime rates did increased since the early 1970’s in many major states as the baby boomers became young adults. Most crime are being committed by today’s young males because of the higher population, the best way to eliminate crime is the eliminate poverty, because poverty breeds crime. Crime is very high in African –Americans due to they are unemployed or being a single parent and doing what he/she has to do to survive or provide for their families. The crimes that are committed by the you...

Legal essay(family law)

...Through recent legislation reforms individual’s rights are achieved, as well as the law being accessible. However, legislation is not always responsive, as de facto relationships were only defined in 1984, and they did not have the same rights as married couples until then. The law is effective in achieving justice for parties involved in a relationship breakdown. Divorce is easily accessible and responsive. Relationship breakdown including children is mainly effective in protecting the rights...

Criminology Essay

...In order fully to appreciate a body of social or philosophical theory, it is often helpful to begin by considering its intellectual history and the circumstances in which it arose. This is clearly so in the case of recent marxist criminology. Thus, if one were to choose a single book by which to date the birth of the contemporary marxist school, that book would undoubtedly be The New Criminology, by Ian Taylor, Paul Walton, and Jock Young, 3 There were, of course, important differences of opinio...

Annotated bibliography - Gun Control

...It demonstrates weapon control by depicting how once tragic occurrences take place, the first instinct of people is to immediately buy a weapon, which in turn results in a reduced criminal offense rate because the Second Change protects citizens from the restrictions of gun ownership put in place by government. More residents with guns result in less violence. Americans fear if weapon purchases were restricted to the general public, they would be defenseless. Effectively examined Americans ought...

The sources of the English Legal System in the order of their constitutional importance

...The impact of European law has been felt in the areas of industry, employment, human rights and financial services so far. For instance, as the scope of European law expands through new treaties, its impact on English law, politics and society increases. One example clearly illustrates this trend. The Westminster Parliament legislated The Human Rights Act in 1998 according to which the European Convention on Human Rights was made part of the law of all parts of the United Kingdom. Obviously, if ...

Integrated Patrol v. Traditional Policing

...The least resisitance in this scenario I believe will be coming from Peter. I believe he isn’t trying to throw up any kind of resistance at all. His main number one goal it seems to me is to have an copasetic well organized and well operating force as well as. He is smart enough to know that resistance against this idea from chief would not change the courser of action that the chief would require him to start on but just cause conflict and possible demerrits for him. He welcomes this change ...

Comparing the Effectiveness of Punishment versus Rehabilitation

...Gendreau, P., Little, T., & Goggin, C. (1996). A meta-analysis of the predictors of adult offender recidivism: What works! Criminology, 34(4), 575-607. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/220697595?accountid=35812 Kovandzic, T. V., Sloan, J. J., & Vieraitis, L. M. (2004). "STRIKING OUT" AS CRIME REDUCTION POLICY: THE IMPACT OF "THREE STRIKES" LAWS ON CRIME RATES IN U.S. CITIES. Justice Quarterly : JQ, 21(2), 207-239. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/2281648...

Leg 100 Quiz 1


Cyber ?rime in Banking Sector

...Credit card fraud can be committed using a credit card or any similar payment mechanism as a fraudulent source of funds in a transaction. The purpose may be to obtain goods without paying, or to obtain unauthorized funds from an account. Cyber space and cyber payment methods are being abused by money launderers for converting their dirty money into legal money. For carrying out their activities launderers need banking system. Internet, online banking facilitates speedy financial transactions in ...

Citizenship in the nation

...Discuss the national issues you learned about with your counselor. Choose one of the issues and explain how it affects you and your family. 4.Discuss each of the following documents with your counselor. Tell your counselor how you feel life in the United States might be different without each one. a. Declaration of Independence b. Preamble to the Constitution c. The Constitution d. Bill of Rights e. Amendments to the Constitution 5.List the six functions of government as noted in the preamble to...

Freedom of Expression in the Philippines

...Not to be insensitive with her health conditions, nor would I wanna say that her health conditions are just convenient lies to evade prosecution, but one has to admit of it being at the right place at the right time. Joseph Estrada was convicted of plunder and was placed on house arrest. Well at least that is some form of penalization we saw. But then, Manila had to elect him as their Mayor in the recent polls. Now what does that say about us learning from our mistakes? How can we trust a public...

Individual Rights in Health and Social Care

...a description of how each volunteer can maximise the safety of the young adults who attend the centre, giving four practical ways an explanation of why it is important to assess potential risks when planning care for the young adults an evaluation of the importance of risk assessment when planning care, referring to three examples a description of how each young adult’s right to confidentiality is protected within the centre an explanation of why the centre protects the confidentiality of the...

Breeder’s Own Pet Foods, INC

...Dog food industry is considered highly potential in a mounting trend. Firstly, the dog food industry has benefited from increasing dog ownership. Secondly, pet owners continue to invest their animal companions with human qualities. Thirdly, the premium and superpremium dog food is increasing. Supermarket distribution is focused on the single largest retail channel for dog food and Boston market is ideal for launching a new dog food. There are about 50 dog food manufacturers and 350 dog food bran...

"The Cask of Amontillado": Questions

...5. Think back to the events that take place in "The Cask of Amontillado," and think about the attitudes and actions of the characters. Now, write a theme statement for "The Cask of Amontillado." The theme between confinement and freedom is extreme in “the cask of Amontillado.” One must die for another to live. The story mostly tasks place in a smelly catacomb, with dead bodies all over the place. Freedom becomes less and less of a possibility as they move farther and farther in to smaller cr...

Measuring Crime

...It is an index of information that is available to federal, state, and local authorities. The major purposes of crime reporting programs are to provide senior officials with an accurate snapshot of crime data that fluctuates. The data has many purposes to many people like city officials who use the data to place emphasis on certain crimes. The data is also important to media and public citizens who use the information to conduct research or shop for homes. Though the information is mostly accura...

Academic excellence guarantee successful life

...She also be the ambassador of beauty product. Finally, someone also can successful in life without high education through family background. For example someone that born of wealth families, that have own company. Without excellence academic around this line of business can still succeed as long as they can in good governance. Through family-owned business also someone still can success in their life. Overall, not necessarily without academic excellence a person can't success in their life. That...

Meaning of Burden of Proof and Standard of proof

...The Judge was directing the jurors to follow the principles laid down in Woolmington v DPP as stated above. This being a criminal case the burden of proof is upon the prosecution. It is the responsibility of the prosecution to prove all the elements of the charge of theft. It is not for the accused, C, to prove that he is innocent. There exists the presumption of innocence as recognised by Article 18 (2) of the Constitution. The standard of proof in criminal cases is beyond reasonable doubt. If ...

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