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Miranda Warning Over 400 word essay with reference.

What communication barriers are there that could possibly hinder the Miranda warning being properly and effectively conveyed? How would such barriers need to be addressed so that the admonishment is still administered properly and by the stipulated guidelines of being voluntary, intelligent, and that the waiver was made? Over

Breach of Duty

Director A is the managing director of Company A. Director A has been assisting overseeing the operation of the company and helping the company to increase profits. Under the company's guidelines, directors are not authorized to reveal the access code to anyone and should always keep the code secure. Director A writes the cod

Legal relationships between landlords and tenants

To develop what you believe is a terrific idea for a video game, you lease 50,000 square feet in an office building from Commercial Property, LLC, under a written five-year lease. Your goal is to put the game on the market within two years. Several months into the term, a competitor unexpectedly releases a new game title featuri

Discern the legal relationships between landlords and tenants

Ann leases an office in Ted's building for a one-year term. At the end of the period specified in the lease, the lease ends without notice, and possession of the office returns to Ted. If Ann dies during the period of the lease, what happens to the leased property? 200 words.

Identifying legal issues associated with interviewing and interrogation

Now that you are familiar with the legal issues associated with interrogations and interviews, discuss the effects that Miranda v. Arizona has had on the criminal justice field. Provide a brief for the Miranda v. Arizona case and respond to the following: How have our practices changed since the Miranda v. Arizona case?

Scenario: Probation Officer Interrogation or Interview

Now that you are familiar with interview and interrogation techniques, discuss the following: You are a probation officer who was conducting a home visit for probationer Bobby Jean. You walk up to the door, she answers, and you notice a bag of marijuana sitting on the kitchen table. She promises that it is not hers. You provi

Benefits and Risks of Incorporation

Nicola and May are partners in a business which operates a second-hand bookshop. They have two employees working for the business. The shop is located in leased premises. The business is doing well and has been profitable for them. An opportunity has arisen to purchase two second-hand book shops in nearby suburbs. Nicola an

Eminent Domain

I understand that the process through which the government can designate property for public use is called "eminent domain" and is listed in the 5th Amendment to the US Constitution. The Constitution requires that "just compensation" is given in the event private property is taken for public use. In some flood prone areas, the

Reporting the Findings of a Research Project

You have a research project on the correlation between substance abuse and crime. An important aspect of completing a research project is effectively presenting the issue to any stakeholders involved or anyone with an interest in the chosen issue. Provide some tips that you plan to use for effectively presenting your researc

The Admissibility of Character Evidence

The Federal Rules of Evidence give guidelines for when evidence about a person's character may be considered admissible in court. 1) What do you think the purpose for having guidelines about the admissibility of character evidence is? 2) Give 3 examples of a situation where character evidence is inadmissible in a criminal

Violations of a Suspect's Civil Rights by Police

You are a federal prosecutor in Snookton, Saltwater County, Florida, faced with a difficult problem involving misconduct of law enforcement officers leading to the accidental death of a suspect. The officers arrested a suspected child pornographer at his office on the northern end of Snookton; instead of taking him to the Saltwa

Criminal Law - Death Penalty and rape

In 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Kennedy v. Louisiana that imposing the death penalty for the crime of child rape would make the punishment so disproportionate to the offense that it would violate the 8th Amendment's prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. Do you agree that the death penalty is disp

Criminal Law Procedure in Drug Bust

You are part of an investigative unit that has been monitoring a drug operation. You know that in the near future, your group will need to search the house and car of the person who has been a key figure in the operation. You also want to interview some of the suspected drug runners. You decide to review some of the Constitution

Questionnaire on Substance Abuse

Develop a questionnaire or interview with a minimum of 10 questions that address substance abuse. - Make sure your questions are clear, concise, and unbiased. - Consider the responses you might receive. Will these responses provide answers to the research question? - You must use each of the 4 question types (open-ended, d

Types and Representations of Data

When collecting data, it is important to be aware of the types of data being collected for further analysis. 1. Give 3 examples of qualitative data and 3 examples of quantitative data that would be found when researching substance abuse. 2. Give an example of a question that might be found on a survey, poll, or questionnai

Lenient Slant in Criminal Justice System

The noted English jurist Sir William Blackstone said "Better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer." This is the view that if the criminal justice system produces a wrong verdict, that the system is weighted toward making the error on the side of letting a guilty defendant go free rather than convicting an

Environmental Law and the question of Tax Provisions

1. Is society better off with modern environmental laws, or would it be preferable to revert back to the old common law doctrines of private and public nuisance to govern environmental concerns? 2. Tax provisions can impact behavior. Thus, Congress has created a tax deduction for those who purchase a new hybrid gas-electric c

Fuel and Environmental Improvement and the environment

1. Should responsibility for environmental improvements be shared among the more wealthy countries rather than the countries that currently pollute the most? It is not secret for example that developing countries often pollute the most because they have older less environmentally technology, that is albeit cheaper, but not as ef

Discounts/Price Discrimination and Microsoft Issues

1. A number of cases in recent years pit independent operators (such as independent video stores, neighborhood bookstores and local pharmacies) against national chains (such as Blockbuster, Barnes & Nobles and big hospitals). They present a basic philosophical and policy issue: Should we use antitrust laws to protect small busin

Antitrust Law Concentration of Personal Wealth

-Is the higher concentration of personal wealth reflective of a failure of the Sherman and Clayton Acts? Should the redistribution of wealth at the corporate or personal level be a goal pursued by the federal government? - The Microsoft case gives us an opportunity to consider the impact that economic power, whether anticompe

Reflecting on Law & Society

What is law? Why do we need law? Does it matter where we get the information needed to answer these questions? What is something valuable that you have learned about how laws can affect society?

Importance of Codes of Ethics

Based on the ethical guidelines that apply to all criminal justice personnel, clarify the importance of codes of ethics in guiding practices and minimizing misconduct by criminal justice personnel during all stages of the criminal justice process. What are the ethical requirements for prosecutors to "seek justice, not merely

Legalities and Article Commentary

Please post your comments on the following articles. Article 1:Oral Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Children with Egg Allergy Oral immunotherapy with egg-white powder can lead to sustained unresponsiveness to the allergen in nearly a third of children with egg allergy, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study.

Selecting a Jury

One of the first steps in a trial is selecting a jury. How important do you think this step is? Is it possible to select a jury that will be more favorable to your client? If so, is that fair? What if your client has received negative media attention, is it still possible for him to receive a fair trial or will the jury ultimate

Law Contracts Case Study

Barney and his 16-year-old son BamBam are riding in Fred's car. Fred had taken some prescription medication that morning that stated on the bottle, "Warning, may cause drowsiness." The truck in front of them suffers a blow-out, and swerves uncontrollably. The tire remnants fly into the road and Fred swerves and hits a car to his

Legal Status and Treatment of Native Americans

Over the last two centuries, several laws have impacted and at times dramatically changed the legal status and treatment of Native Americans in the United States. The following are the most significant: 1. The US Supreme Court, in Cherokee Nation vs. Georgia (1831) declared the Indains a "dependent domestic nation", allow