Academic Papers on Current Legal Issues

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A 4 page essay that discusses an exercise scenario in which a law student is caught plagiarizing and the question presented, which is whether or not the individual should later be admitted to the bar. The writer refers to numerous relevant cases. No bibliography is offered.

GMAC v. Raju

  • 11 page paper

An 11 page research paper that examines a case, Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) v. Raju, which involves intellectual property law on the Internet. The writer particularly examines the court’s interpretation of Rule 4(k)(2). Bibliography is incomplete, but 5 sources are cited in the text of the paper.

This is a 14 page Australian Law paper. Weissensteiner v R (1993) 17 CLR 217 descirbes the right to silence, with a specific view of the right of the accused to elect to remain silent and the implications in terms of the legal process. Specifically, the right to silence cannot be used by ...

Legal Profession

  • 8 page paper

An 8 page paper that discusses different aspects of the legal profession. Topics discussed include: admission to law school; education; recruitment; legal specialties; hierarchies in law firms; stratification of the profession and the social status of lawyers. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Business Law

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper provides an overview of business law issues, including the use of videotaping and the impacts of intellectual property law. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 14 page paper looks at two areas of European Law. The first considers the free movement of citizens and workers in the EU, looking at issues such as equal tax treatment, equal employment conditions and the circumstances under which nationals of other states may be refused admission or deported. The second part of the ...

A 5 page paper discussing copyright law’s implications for business and innovation. Copyright law dates from the earliest days of the United States. It is the right of the creator of a work to benefit and profit from that work for a specific length of time, after which it reverts to the public ...

Business Law

  • 4 page paper

This 4 page paper considers articles supplied by the student to assess the way business law in the US is currently operating, with a critique of the approach that is taken by many in the business world. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

This 21 page paper examined four aspects of international law relevant to those in business. The first part pf the paper examines extraterritorial regulations, focusing of the US and the EU looking at unfair competition, product liability and sharp practices. This section also considers how the company veil, also referred to as the corporate veil, ...

Despite new tax regulations expected in 2005 and new tax regulations implemented in the past few years to protect against tax avoidance and tax evasion, tax planning for business still involves looking at where the tax dollars can be pared. Tax planning for businesses today involves good tax planning to take advantage of the remaining ...

This 3-page paper is a review of an article dealing with the aquittal of Mark Belnick of Tyco, of charges he was improperly reimbursed for legal mismanagement for the firm. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 7 page paper considers the influence and scope of international law in the commercial environment. The paper looks at the ways common an civil law concerning the formation of agreements and the resolution of disputes, issues of jurisdiction and the controls that are exercised over business operations and strategy. The bibliography cites 7 sources. ...

A 3 page review of the IRS's definition of "Bona fide business expense". This paper examines a fictional scenario utilizing previous case law. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 26 page paper. The writer begins by reporting the value of small businesses in terms of dollars and employment, how the SBA defines a small business with examples, and how size standards are revised. The essay then reports the highlights of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, its intention, how the ADA ...

A 4 page paper that discusses the Operation Area Handbook - Management as found in the 2006 edition of the Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) Guidelines for the state of California. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 4 page paper. This essay discusses the legal need for consent forms, the need for consent forms to inform, a new way for physicians to perceive these forms, the importance of them and comments from the CMS regarding these forms. The last part of the paper discusses the issue or emergencies and emergency ...

In this 12 page paper there is consideration of the case of Z v UK resulted from the case of X and Others (Minors) v Bedfordshire County Council where five minors took action against their local authority for a failure of the use of dictionary powers given by statute to the council. In this ...

Two Legal Questions

  • 4 page paper

4 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses 1) affording rights to the accused to suspects in the war on terror and 2) whether the Supreme Court holds too much power. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Trustee Act 2000

  • 9 page paper

This 9 page paper considers the way in which the Trustee Act 2000 has changed the role of trustees, including the induction of a duty of care and the extended powers of investment. The bibliography cite 10 sources.

B2C (business to consumer) internet trading is argued as being held back by concerns of purchasers and their rights or powers if a transaction goes sour. This 5 page paper gives a broad overview of the law that protect consumers and e-commerce purchases under English law. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Hostile takeovers are increasing. In this 9 page paper the writer argues that there is little protection provided by the law for a company that seeks to protect itself. The writer considers both UK and EU law that will be applicable to UK companies and argues that the only real power that can be used ...

This 9 page paper considers the way in which industrial relations have changed due to increased emphasis on individualism. The writer considers the way in which the law and social attitudes have been interrelated and the way in which new forms of collectivism which embody co-operation and consent are also accompanied by an increased legal ...

This 6 page paper considers the judgment made by Kirby J in the case of Building Construction Employees and Builders Labourers Federation of New South Wales V Minister for Industrial Relations (1986) 7 NSWLR 372, which appears to give the Australian legislature unlimited power. The writer argues that this decision was wrong. The bibliography cites ...

This 11 page paper considers the changing role of the constitution and political system in the United Kingdom now that the unification of Europe is proceeding. The issues of the use and controls of power by way of practice and legislation is considered along with the principle of subsidiarity. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

A 7 page paper that discusses what a district attorney or prosecutor does. The district attorney’s role is pivotal in the criminal justice system. The paper reports activities in which the prosecutor is involved and comments on how easy it is for the district attorney to abuse the vast power they have. Bibliography lists 7 ...

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