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History and Philosophy of Law

Pretrial Proceedings, the Grand Jury, and Venue

What are some examples of when venue, or jurisdiction, may become an issue in a criminal case? Do you feel that it is fair to remove a criminal case from a VENUE simply due to media coverage? Why, or why not?

Restorative Justice and Restitution

A member of a victims' rights group contacts your family to discuss the possibility of meeting with your family and the convicted murderer. The inmate wants to seek forgiveness before he is executed. The members of your family are outraged that this group dared to even contact your family. Members of your family express their co

Organizational Leadership: Stakeholder Analysis and Management Strategy

Hi Rashuad, This is based on your own personal business that you ran for 10 yrs. Stakeholder Analysis and Management Strategy Group your stakeholders based on their level of authority (power) and their level of concern (interest) regarding the outcome of your project in a Power/Interest Grid. Group your stakeholders

Commissions Impact on Police Ethics

This will be a short paper, five (5) pages, APA or MLA format (use the one you are most comfortable with, one inch margings, page numbers, proper citations, correct grammar, and correctly spelled words. The paper must have a cover page (which is not one of the five pages) with your name, the class name, title of your paper, and

Justice System Procedures and Miranda laws

Many people feel that once an individual is placed under arrest that law enforcement is required to advise that individual of their Miranda rights. Based on the U.S. Supreme Court guidelines, Miranda is only required when both custody and interrogation are present. Do you feel that an individual should be Mirandized at the point

Correctional psychology

The inmate was sentenced to 2 years for aggravated assault on a minor, a 17-year-old friend of his son. During the interview, the inmate states that he took the blame for the assault to protect his son. Because his son and his friends were drinking, they really did not have any recollection of what happened. The state's attorney

Virginia Law: Legal Problem

1. What is the legal procedure "the law" that should be taken against males staff or against the corporation itself, in a situation they enter a woman apartment suddenly, without notification,or expected date or time, using their keys to access the apartment. While they can wait or come back later until the woman is ready to ope

Organizational Leadership in Projects

Select someone who led a project you were involved with you admire for their leadership abilities, specifically in the areas of project or program leadership. Correlate why they are a good leader with the identified core project leadership responsibilities, experience, characteristics, and skills. Did they have to address politi

Organizational Leadership Abilities

Describe a project that you were involved with, or are familiar with, that either succeeded or failed. Discuss how project leadership played a role in its success or failure. Discuss how the organizational structure played a role in its success or failure. Discuss how the organization's ability to support the project co

Contract Law: Minors

Jasmine, aged 17, is passionate about acting. She aspires to be a leading actress in local TV dramas in a few years' time. Jasmine decided to participate in a 10-month workshop for acting skills. This workshop was run by A-Acting, a company that was set up by Rainie, a former TV actress. She had to sign a contract and pa

In about 4 months, you will be graduating from the police academy.

Your friend, Jim, works at the same precinct to which you are applying. You know that upon your employment with the law enforcement agency, you may be required to take a polygraph test with questions about prior arrests, drug use, or theft? - any questions that could disqualify you as a police officer. Your friend tells you to l

Minorities & Affirmative Action in the University of California

The University of California was concerned about the fact that most of the students accepted to the medical school were Caucasians. They felt that whites had a historical advantage over minorities because of differences in educational opportunities, etc. In response, the Board of Regents put into place a policy that said 16 of t

Waterways and International Terrorism

Compare and contrast the process of securing the land borders and the coastal waterways from international terrorism. Are there any similar principles involved? What are the glaring differences? Which is more difficult to accomplish and why?

Scientific Discoveries: Their Unexpected Side and the Opportunities They Bring

One of the greatest scientific developments of the past 150 years is the discovery of antibiotics. For some basic background on antibiotics, listen to this very brief Centers for Disease Control (CDC) podcast about antibiotics: There is, however, a dirty little secret abou

Drugs and the Border

Describe the situation with the drugs crossing the border into the United States and is it possible to adequately address this issue and not affect the US / Mexican economic status?

Problems with Patient Consent

What are the issues involving problems with patient consent? I think problems arise if the patient is influenced and sometimes the patient may appear lucid and competent and therefore not always evaluated correctly. Any ideas on how to present this?

Nigerian Fee Scams & International Court

1. Topic #1: If you have an e-mail account, you may have received a message requesting that you help out the sender, who is typically linked to an African nation (most often Nigeria) as he attempts to recoup money that was due his family. This is known as "advance fee fraud" and involves a request for your bank account informat

Human Practice of Science

Not only have humans (like all other living creatures) had to make adaptations, changes and adjustments to survive and thrive, but we have had a profound impact on the lives of other creatures on Earth. Sometimes this has been a beneficial impact, but in many cases, it has been a disaster for the other creatures. Do some back

Substantive Law & Rights Pertaining to Arrest

Topic 1: Substantive law plays a role in the four legal traditions. Using what you have learned from the Unit readings, discuss what some similarities and differences are in substantive law as it appears in each of the four legal traditions. Topic 2: discuss the procedures used in other countries to inform people about th

Mission Statement & Goals

You are about to start work for a solo practitioner in a metropolitan area of about one million people. The office will be located just outside of the downtown area. The solo practitioner for whom you work engages in a general practice of law, but emphasizes civil practice and family law. She engages in almost no criminal defens

Issues Regarding Patient Privacy

Can you please give me some research, notes etc... for patient privacy? - Describe the issue and its impact on the population it affects most. - What arguments or facts support the proposed solution? - What are the ethical and legal issues reported by administrative issues? - Explain the managerial responsibilities related

Transnational Crime in the United States

1. How has the United States and other countries tried to combat transnational crime, and with what results? 2. Why is transnational crime so difficult to eradicate?

Primary Source of Law in Legal Traditions and Islamic Legal Tradition

Topic 1: Primary Source of Law in Legal Traditions There are four legal traditions outlined in the course text. Please identify them and describe the primary source of law in each legal tradition. Explain how legal traditions are different than legal systems. Topic 2: Islamic Legal Tradition The Islamic legal tradition has

Three Steps of Causality Problem

Ensuring that research is conducted following the principle guidelines is essential to the validity of the results produced. In saying this, researchers must be able to display the relationship between key variables and how these variables are isolated in order to explain the results. The scientific approach identifies these as

Expectation of Law Enforcement 380 word essay with reference

Expectations of law enforcement are often very high among the community they protect and serve. One way in which these communities evaluate how well their doing is through data collected during research. Discuss the common belief among researchers of the expectations of law enforcement agencies. Additionally, discuss whether

Jailhouse Lawyers within Prison System 450 word essay with reference

During time of incarceration, we commonly see inmates volunteer to serve as jailhouse lawyers who advise other inmates on possible courses of action for their pending case or appeals. Define and discuss the concept of jailhouse lawyers and who they are and what they represent within the prison system. Additionally, discuss

Five Types of Sentencing Systems 500 word essay with reference

The foundation of the American judicial system as it relates to a criminal trial is based on the sentencing of the judge hands down. Though five types of sentencing systems exist, each one has their own strength and weakness that must be identified by the prosecution and judge. Define and discuss the five types of sentencing