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Mental Health Records

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper that discusses the confidentiality of medical records and in particular, mental health records. Laws regarding such access have been patchy at both federal and state levels. New regulations have helped standardize the rules but, according to mental health advocates, more needs to be done regarding mental health records. This essay is ...

A 10 page paper which discusses the death penalty as it involves moral and ethical dilemmas with employees of an institute that is carrying out the death penalty. The paper addresses these issues as well as presenting the pros and cons maintained in society towards the death penalty. Recommendations for resolving dilemmas is presented as well. Bibliography lists 11 sources. ...

10 pages in length. The writer discusses four journal articles as they relate to mental instability and the insanity defense. No additional sources cited.

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the Supreme Court Case of US v Ray (502 US 164 (1991)). This paper provides a brief introduction and focuses on the application of US v. Ray and the implications for the Freedom of Information act. This paper considers the facts, procedural history, holding, issue ...

Policing In Ecuador

  • 7 page paper

This 7 page paper provides a generalized history of policing in Ecuador and in the United States, concluding with a review of a study done on community policing systems in the United States and a recommendation for Ecuador's emulation. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 5 page discussion of the similarities between John Locke's philosophy of government and that of Immanuel Kant. Notes that each had very definitive ideas of individual rights and the relation of those rights to law and government. Contends that in practically every respect John Locke's idea of government can be demonstrated to ...

In the United Kingdom, the rights and responsibilities of businesses in terms of unfair prejudicial conduct, including orders to regulate corporate conduct or purchase a shareholder's stock, is set forth in the Companies Act of 1985. This 7 page paper examines the role and problems in section 459 of the Act. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 7 page contention that justice is more than just law, justice is the product of morals and ethics. Utilizes the Platonic model from Plato's Republic, John Stewart Mill's theory of utilitarianism, and Immanuel Kant's categorical imperative of reason to illustrate this contention. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 10 page paper considers the rules and regulations in the European Union that control mergers. These include articles 85 and 86 and regulation 4064/89. The paper discusses how effective these regulations are in the formation of a single market and ensuring fair competition using cases to illustrate points raised. The bibliography cites 6 sources. ...

This 11 page paper considers how in the adoption of legislation to regulate secured financial transactions other countries may chose to use this article as a model on which to base their own laws. The paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages to this strategy and how it may work in practice. The bibliography cites 7 ...

A five page paper which looks at the history of the process of plea-bargaining in American courts, and considers how far the role of the judge has been undermined by the participation of attorneys in charge- and fact-bargaining, and the ways in which current initiatives are endeavouring to return control of plea-bargaining to the judiciary. Bibliography ...

This 5 page paper evaluates the scandal in light of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Proposed changes to the act are duly noted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 10 page paper looks at the abortion issue in both countries. Attention is paid to law and regulations that restrict or prohibit abortions. A brief history is provided for each country. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A seven page paper which examines Hart’s rule of recognition in terms of the function of primary and secondary rules in the legal system and society as a whole, and considers the ways in which the rule has been critiqued and explicated by commentators such as MacCormick and Hart himself. Bibliography lists 5 sources

A 12 page discussion of the many societal changes which resulted directly and indirectly from the premises surrounding the landmark civil rights case involving segregation in our nation’s schools. Delineates the chain of societal events leading up to and following this decision. Outline a few key Supreme Court cases which were based on ...

Violence Against Women

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page paper considers the thesis that violence against women is predominately a symptom of a male dominated patricidal society. The paper looks at the evidence for this thesis, arguing that it can be seen as endemic in the social structures of society which are self perpetuating. The paper goes on to look ...

The Insanity Defense

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper delves into the history of the insanity defense and also evaluates when it is used. Several well-known cases are referenced. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A five page paper which looks at the historical background to the concept of the right to privacy and some of the ways in which personal privacy is protected; the paper also considers the difficulties of maintaining one’s privacy in view of modern surveillance techniques and the monitoring of global communication. Bibliography lists 2 sources

A 5 page paper in which the writer first discusses the First Amendment and then discusses the effects of government censorship, including one legal case. The writer uses McCarthyism as the classic example of the devastation that government censorship can cause. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 1 page discussion of this Supreme Court ruling. Outlines the case details of a two and one-half year campaign by the government to entice petitioner to order child pornography. Although the petitioner was originally convicted, the Supreme Court overturned that ruling based on the obvious intent of the government to entrap the ...

This 14 page report discusses health and occupational safety in Australia. Australia’s Occupational Safety and Health Act was made into law as a means of guaranteeing the safety and health of workers through prevention, compensation and rehabilitation, with the focus on prevention. The purpose of the Act is, quite simply, to avoid pain and suffering and to provide a modicum ...

A paper which looks at the concepts of property, title and ownership in Britain, Germany and France and the way in which title and property are transferred, the difference between tangible and intangible property, and the function of the public notary in countries such as France.

(5 pp) Most of us have experienced times where someone will say, there is good news and there is bad news. Then they will usually ask you which you want to hear the first. I usually pick the bad news, so that I am ending on a relatively good note. ...

A 5 page paper discussing the dishonesty aspect of this British law. The intent of the Theft Law obviously is a good and useful one. The judge in the Hinks case defines well the measure by which the jury was to determine dishonest intent, and framing the definition in terms of current codes of decency keeps the ...

Supreme Courts/GA & US

  • 11 page paper

An 11 page research paper that offers an eclectic assembly of facts concerning 2 supreme courts. The writer addresses the histories of both the Georgia and US Supreme Courts, as well as offering the details concerning several cases – Row v. Wade, City of Richmond v. J.A. Croson and N.Y. Times v. Sullivan. Bibliography lists ...

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