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This 3 page paper is written in three parts. The first part summarises the main purpose of the trade practices act and the meanings of the term competition and market within the act. The second part applies the act to a scenario where a firm attempting to take advantage of market power. The last part ...

This 4 page paper considers a case supplied by the student. A contractor has undertaken work installing lighting negligently and using faulty fuses. The result is damage to property and injury to people. The contractor is trying to avoid liability with exclusion clauses in the contract. The paper considers the situation with reference to the ...

Early Legal Codes

  • 4 page paper

A 4 pages research paper that contrasts and compares various ancient legal codes that have survived to the present, specifically Aristotle's Politics, the Torah, the Code of Hammurabi and the Roman Twelve Tables. The writer argues that these legal perspectives share common themes, but evolved slowly toward less retributive measures. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 8 page paper examines the concepts of legal positivism and legal naturalism, and then applies them to the Miranda decision, arguing that naturalism would have been more favorable to Ernesto Miranda. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

When an employee is denied promotion because of the knowledge that a manager has regarding their status and plans to remain (or not to remain) with a company, it is possible to contend that the manager has supported discriminatory action during the promotion process. This 6 page paper considers the scope of this argument ...

A 5 page paper which presents a variety of terms and definitions found in the legal world of business as they relate to issues such as copyrights, trademarks, and other aspects of law. The information is taken from "Business Law & The Legal Environment," by Anderson, Fox, Twomey & Jennings. No additional sources cited.

This 25 page paper looks at how Max Weber’s theories regarding bureaucracy, political domination and legal legitimacy and what these may indicate for modern democracy. The paper begins by describing Weber’s relevant theories and explaining what these mean. The theories are then tested against historical development and examined for flaws before the findings are used ...

This 3 page report discusses the Ashland Oil Company and the collapse of a four million gallon storage tank at its Floreffe terminal near Pittsburgh in 1988. Millions of gallons of diesel fuel were spilled into adjoining properties, wetlands, and the river. Legal and ethical issues are outlined and tied to legal principles and ethical ...

Legal Memorandum

  • 11 page paper

This 11 page paper is an example of a legal memorandum for a fictitious case involving Royal Imperial Mutual Alliance Consolidated Insurance and an insured motorist. This legal memorandum applies Indiana State laws to the issue of uninsured motorists in the family of insured motorists, and supports the clients supposition of a prevailing judgment ...

This 5 page paper discusses the classic legal textbook, “Gilbert’s Law Summaries, Legal Research, Writing and Analysis.” Bibliography lists 4 sources.

(6 pp). Everything changes. The legal system in the United States is not immune to change, particularly in the area of race relations, citizenship and its attending rights. Four historic legal cases reflect the attitudes of the courts: Dred Scott v Sandford (1857), Plessy v Ferguson (1895), Brown v Board of ...

This 15 page paper examines legal issues pertinent to this case concerning the deal between Guidant and Boston Scientific. The original bid from Johnson & Johnson is also covered. Various issues surrounding the deal and legal baggage from each of the firms are addressed. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Ambiguities in Law

  • 8 page paper

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of legal ambiguities. A case study is invoked to expose vagaries in the legal process. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page research paper that examines legal issues pertaining to testing and experimentation on animals. The writer explores the legal victories won by animal rights activists in recent years. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Right to Housing

  • 4 page paper

This 4 page paper examines the right to housing by describing the legal framework for protecting this right with international and domestic legal mechanisms. The paper is written with reference to English and Scottish law. The paper also considers the principle difficulties arising in attempts to protect this right. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

Medical Futility

  • 20 page paper

A 20 page argument against the concept of medical futility and medical paternalism. The writer posits that as a concept, the idea of medical futility has no practical meaning in light of legal, social and moral values held by western society. The writer supports this argument with case law and legal and ...

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of rescue workers. Instances of legal liability in the profession are explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 52 page paper (not including the table of contents) examines the positions of ownership risk and title under English Shipping law. The paper starts with by examining the purpose of the bill of lading before considering the current legislation under which action may be taken, including the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992 ...

Legal Ethics

  • 9 page paper

This 9 page paper explores the responsibility that attorneys practicing law in California have in terms of professional responsibility to their client and the legal system in general. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This is a 10 page paper that provides an overview of the fire service. Various legal issues are explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Federal Arbitration Act is discussed in this 3 page paper. Gilmer v. Interstate/Johnson Lane Corp is the focus of this paper. How the case changed the meaning of the act is addressed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of the Homeland Security Act. The effectiveness of the Act in improving port security is emphasized. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of COBRA. A hypothetical legal memorandum highlights case law relevant to employer obligations to inform employees of COBRA rights. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Consumer Protection

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper considers the protection that is given to consumers under UK law when goods bought are unsafe. The paper looks at the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (as amended) and the Consumer Protection Act 1987. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

This 10 page paper considers the way in which the rights of children have developed and how they are determined. The paper includes discussion of the Gillick Case, as well as the Children's Act 1989 and subsequent acts and measure including those of the United Nations. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

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