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Justice and effectiveness in state policy

Discuss why justice and effectiveness are important when discussing state policy. Explain what problems can occur if a policy is only looked at from a just point of view. Explain what problems occur when judging a policy's effectiveness.

Child Welfare in Texas and California

Choose a particular policy: defense, education, research and development, health and social welfare, income redistribution, or economic development. Compare and contrast this policy within two different, modern states.

Changes that could be made to U.S. military training, education, and assignments

Given today's complex security environment, 1) multinational operations, 2) interagency coordination, and 3) civil-military operations are now the norm. Please see the attached file to obtain some concrete ideas. What are some changes that could be made to U.S. military training, education and assignments (or any other part

Government's Role in Social Welfare- Pros and Cons

Discuss the philosophical positives and negatives in relation to the government's role in social welfare. Include examples of social insurance and public assistance programs, and explain the differences between the two.

Determining Supreme Court Cases

Discuss some of the issues to be considered when deciding which cases the Supreme Court chooses to hear. Include the ideas of precedent, judicial conference, and opinion.

President's Role in Foreign and Domestic Policy

Describe the two different key leadership roles that the president plays in foreign policy and domestic policy. When did these roles evolve as part of the presidency? Historically, what are some of the theories against these two different roles?

Strengths and Weaknesses of the Supreme Court

I am looking for the strengths and weaknesses of the Supreme Court. One of their strengths is that they are appointed for life, but I would like a few more examples of their strengths as well as their weaknesses.

Rise of Internet

Discuss how the rise of cable and the internet have completely changed the ways that citizens gain their news and how the system has had to adapt to stay competitive.

A citizen's right to privacy

What is a citizen's right to privacy, and in what form has it manifested in recent years? Discuss at least three different forms of the privacy debate with examples.

Founding Fathers' Impact Upon Federal Courts

How would the criminal justice system be different today if the founding fathers had decided not to create a separate system of federal courts, allowing federal laws to be enforced in state courts instead?

Political Job Ranking: Politics

If you sought power and were offered one of these jobs, how would you rank them from best to worst? and why? - Supreme Court justice - House of Representatives, major committee chair. - House Speaker - House minority leader - new House member - Senate majority leader - Senate minority leader - Important Senate committee

The Affordable Care Act

Discuss the nature of the interaction between the House and Senate during the development and passage of the Affordable Care Act. What are the calculations that each chamber's leaders made? Why did each chamber's leaders act as they did? What are the different constraints under which each chamber operates?

Short discussion on Obamacare

Few pieces of legislation have created as much controversy as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare. State and defend your position on this law. I am for this law 3 Paragraphs

Social welfare

Discuss the philosophical positives and negatives in relation to the government's role in social welfare. Include examples of social insurance and public assistance programs, and explain the differences between the two.

federal role in education

Discuss the federal role in education against the state role. Explain some of the positives and negatives for the federal presence.

Bureaucratic accountability

Briefly mention the elements of the Bureaucratic accountability with the Presidency, Congress, the Courts, and itself. Provide key insights and specialized requirements where appropriate. 200 words or more please

Roles of leaders

Describe the roles of the leaders of the two houses of Congress. What role does a political party play, how do they gain such a status, and what power do these leaders have with this office

Pursuit of equal rights

What have the issues been surrounding the rights of Native Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans? What have they been for African Americans and women? Discuss key leaders, events, and statistics.

Describe the two different key leadership roles

Describe the two different key leadership roles, foreign policy and domestic policy, which the president plays. When did these roles evolve as part of the presidency? Historically, what are some of the theories against these two different roles? 200 words please