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This 6 page Australian law paper is written in two parts. The first part examines the way in which the Queensland Dividing Fences Act 1953 can be applied to a property where there is no boundary fence. The second part of the paper summarises the judgment in the case of Demagogue Pty Ltd v ...

Interpreting the Law

  • 4 page paper

This 4 page paper looks at a fictitious law and then at how it may be interpreted using the literal rule, the golden rule and looking at the act as a whole and the purpose of the act. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

A 5 page overview of the history of this legislation. The author clarifies the particulars of the Act and illustrates that its provisions have been utilized in a number of quite diverse cases. Sometimes these provisions have been launched with success to end monopolies which were indeed damaging to U.S. economy. Other ...

This 9 page paper looks at a fictitious statute which has been applied unfairly by a commission set up under the act. The writer considers the way the use of judicial appeal in order to overcome the unfairness and problems with the way that legislation is being interpreted and enacted by the acting body. The ...

This 24 page paper analyses the ways in which the courts have interpreted Article 8 and Article 10 of the ECHR 1998, with specific reference to the media's dissemination of personal information and the potential breaches of the Act by doing so. The paper looks at the position before and after the introduction of the ...

This 9 page paper provides an overview of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the context in which it was developed. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Document Number PL 88-352, 88th Congress, H.R. 7152) was a continuation of a process initiated under the Kennedy presidency to put into place measures for the ...

This 5 page paper reviews the continuing criticism concerning the Patriot Act. The author emphasizes this Act has both good and bad points. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 3 page paper which examines and analyzes the need for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. bibliography lists 2 sources.

A seven page paper which looks at the way in which the courts have interpreted Articles 8 and 10 of the Human Rights Act 1998 with specific reference to the media’s dissemination of personal information and the potential for breaches of the Act by so doing.

A 5 page paper which discusses an act put into play in Pennsylvania in order to assist health care workers respond to acts of domestic violence, and further educate those involved in the health care profession regarding domestic violence. A brief history of the bill, and the reality of domestic violence in Pennsylvania is presented, an overview of those ...

This 5 page paper looks at the Australian Corporations Act 2001 to see if the act provides sufficient controls on the behaviour of the directors of public companies. This is discussed with reference to the failure of HIH and the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit report. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

Marbury v. Madison

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper on this Supreme Court case. The writer details the history surrounding it, the decision itself, and its historic significance. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

This 5 page report discusses the basics of libel law within the realm of mass communication. The writer discusses the courts' definition of libel as well as noting several cases dealing with 'reckless disregard.' Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 21 page argument for the right to deny access to certain political parties (namely, the KKK & Nazis) and groups under State and Federal statutes and policy at a large state university. The paper is separated into sections on State statutes and university policy, applicable federal case law [including first amendment considerations] and the ...

The sociolegal controversy over an individual's right to die is one that has attempted to re-define death and to question when it actually occurs (i.e., brain death or heart death ?). This 2 page essay looks at the infamous Karen Quinlan case in which the Supreme Court granted Ms. Quinlan's family the right to let ...

A 6 page paper looking at James W. Ely, Jr.,'s book The Guardian of Every Other Right, together with Charles Reich's article 'The New Property.' The paper looks at the issue of property rights from a historical standpoint, concluding with Reich's ominous warning that the government has invisibly robbed us of the most precious property ...

A 5 page paper analyzing Robert McCloskey's book. Our nation was founded on the principles underlying fundamental laws that assure the rights of the people of the nation. The Supreme Court is charged with protecting those fundamental laws, but also with preserving popular sovereignty, which is the freedom under which we live. ...

These two amendments are looked at in light of several contemporary issues in this 8 page paper. The amendments are also discussed historically, inclusive of their origins and examples throughout the history of the nation. Recent examples that involve such issues are shown, including Ruby Ridge, Waco and the shooting of five people in Arkansas ...

This 8 page paper looks at the strengths and weaknesses of the American government as they relate to the pursuit of national security objectives. Highlighted is a discussion on scientific data as well as the effect of the Internet on the continuing struggle to achieve a balance between individual rights and the physical and financial ...

6 pages in length. A comprehensive discussion of Mens Rea, the legal principle upon which we base our requirement of intent for a finding of guilty. Covered in this report are the meaning, background, and a brief history of Mens Rea in law as well as a more in-depth analysis of Mens Rea as applied ...

The Plain View Doctrine

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page research paper providing an overview of the doctrine's history, purpose, current case law, & modern applicability. The writer also discusses anticipated future uses of the Plain View Doctrine. Bibliography lists 15+ sources.

Grand Juries

  • 8 page paper

An 8 page research paper which examines the early history of the grand jury system, specifically how it evolved in England; and then looks at how the grand jury is perceived today in our modern system. The writer gives an overview of grand jury procedures and then discusses the controversy which has raged for years ...

A 6 page look at the American legal system, society, and how we are compelled to sue over relatively minor incidents. Personality, accessibility, material gain, etc.; are among the many causal factors explored. Case examples are used to support points made. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

In 6 pages the author discusses the book "The Defense Never Rests" by F. Lee Bailey. Some specific cases are discussed and the author attempts to pronounce what Bailey was trying say in his writing of this book. The questions of whether the author accomplished what he set out to do and whether ...

The Gift Tax

  • 7 page paper

In 1997, the Taxpayer Relief Act was passed, the purpose of which was to alleviate taxes for the upper middle class and to simplify some of the more complicated tax laws then in force. The 'gift tax' was one such area. In simple terms, the gift tax is payable by the donor on gift ...

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