Academic Papers on Litigation

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The Courts

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page paper discussing the relevance of philosophy and enlightenment, evident in books VI-VII of Plato's 'Republic,' in regards to the courts in today's government. Plato argues that true leaders must be aware and knowledgeable of many higher, and more spiritual, aspects of existence if they are to do the job well. it does ...

An 8 page paper on the adversary system and issues concerning attorney-client privilege. Writer analyzes both sides of the resulting controversy. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper on the original "right to an attorney" case, which brought up the issues for application to Miranda, ethnicity fairness issues, and prisoner litigation issues in the criminal justice system today. The paper posits that the success of Clarence Gideon must be defended as a means of protection for all U.S. ...

Due Process of Law

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper on due process of law under Miranda and Gideon as they apply to Fifth and Fouteenth Amendment Constitutional rights re equity in right to counsel. The paper argues in defense of these rights by providing opposing arguments and making a strong argument in support of continued protection of equitable rights ...

Due Process

  • 5 page paper

Approximately 5 pages in length. Discusses the background and purpose of due process laws with a focus on trends during the early 1990's. Emphasis is upon the case of Bostick v. Florida. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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 ...

Various Legal Issues

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper which discusses, and summarizes, three separate legal cases. The paper also summarizes an article about a legal issue concerning adoption in foreign countries. The legal cases are as follows: Case #1 : Bankruptcy, Case #2: Federal Trade Commission, and Case #3: Employment Law. Each case is broken down into facts, arguments, ...

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.

Lochner v. New York

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper which discusses the values and principles of Lochner v. New York and also examines how this case relates to a few other law cases since. This was a case which dealt with issues involving worker's rights in relationship to the amount of hours that an employee could work when concerning an ...

Beginning with an appropriate overview of why the U.S. Founding Fathers saw the need for a jury system, this well-prepared 8 page essay argues that the jury still remains an ultimate symbol of true American Democracy. Recent Supreme Court decisions as well as the linkage between jury service and other rights of political participation are ...

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 ...

12 pages in length. A jury's verdict can be the difference between life and death for the person on trial. Filling the jury box is no guessing game, especially with the advent of mock -- or shadow -- juries, a group of people who play out the trial before it actually begins. ...

Jury Nullification

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page paper addresses the problem of jury nullification and focuses on a 1998 article which appeared in the Spectator. The premise that nullification is acceptable is argued with the support of other articles. Examples are provided and the O.J. Simpson case is referenced several times. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 10 page research paper examines legal service assistance available to the poor in civil cases. Specifically explored are the history of such legal services, what services are provided, who qualifies for services, pro bono lawyers offering such services, and agencies which handle legal services, with particular emphasis upon Pennsylvania. Bibliography lists 7 ...

A 5 page paper that explores this question in light of racial and political currents in regards to four cases: Sacco-Vanzetti, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, The Scottsboro Brothers, and The Black Panthers. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 20 page paper that takes an in-depth look at some of the problems associated with cases in which children must testify in court, and the possible effects of shield laws that are beginning to be commonplace. Bibliography lists 12+ sources.

A 4 page research paper on a hypothetical supreme court decision. The writer details the law regarding original jurisdiction, executive privilege, hiring and firing certain federal appointees, and suit against a president. No bibliography.

A 5 page paper that highlights the categories of contracts and discusses terms and references applicable laws in regards to those categories. Categories/clauses include: offer/acceptance and problem areas, special considerations, termination statements and problem areas, and signatures. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Executive Privilege

  • 17 page paper

A 17 page paper discussing the subject of executive privilege. This presidential issue has been involved in much controversy as of late, in relationship to President Clinton, which is addressed further on in the paper. The first section illustrates some of the specifics regarding executive privilege, including the history and constitutionality of the issue. This ...

A 12 page paper discussing the move from litigation to arbitration. The paper discusses what ADR is, in what circumstances it is beneficial, and in what circumstances it may not be. Biblioraphy lists 10 sources.

A 10 page paper that provides an overview of the legal issues related to no-fault divorce, and considers the existing elements of debate that have resulted from a renewed focus on fault-only divorce laws. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Tort Case

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page example of defense strategies for a Tort Case involving two business establishments and an automobile accident. Bibliography lists 3 sources.


  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper that specifies some of the main areas to consider in contract negotiation, including contingency areas. Subjects covered include the offer, assent, time specifications, nonperformance, termination and renegotiation clauses. No bibliography.

In 5 pages, discusses the Supreme court case of Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer, 343 U.S. 579 (1952), and how the case would have been decided in a majority opinion by both Edwin Meese and Justice William Brennan. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5 page report discusses the attitudes and opinions of the late Supreme Court Justice William Brennan and the former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese in regard to the right-to-die question involving Nancy Beth Cruzan in 1990. The Supreme Court affirmed the Missouri Supreme Court's decision that there was no clear and convincing evidence of ...

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