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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.

5 pages in length. A student in the midst of completing a study program when the school decides to disband the business department is within his or her legal right to sue for breach of contract. Inasmuch as "catalogues, course descriptions and other writings may be considered contracts" (Gregg, 2004), it is prudent ...

A 3 page paper discussing the advantages and disadvantages of individual and master calendar case scheduling in the court system. The case states that the scheduling system is a hybrid that has evolved over time. Though technically it may be regarded as an individual calendar system, the effect is that cases are assigned ...

Judicial Branch

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper which discusses the judicial branch of the government, presenting how different courts function. Some basic information is provided in relationship to legal terms, and the power maintained by judges, which further illustrates the conditions and realities directly linked with the judicial system we know today. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Privacy and Religion

  • 7 page paper

This 7 page research paper addresses issues of privacy and tort liability in reference to a case scenario that involves church leaders breaching a parishioner's confidentiality as to personal discretions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 4 page paper examines what is meant by legal reasoning and legal interpretation. The paper begins by looking at how legal reasoning takes place and the different with the different perspectives on the role of reasoning. The paper then looks at how interpretation takes place and the three rules of literal interpretation, the golden ...

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 ...

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, ...

This is an 8 page paper discussing the concept of promissory estoppel as a shield and not a sword in consideration of Canadian legal cases. Promissory estoppel is a legal term based upon a principle where someone who has relied upon a gratuitous promise may be able to enforce it and based on one definition ...

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 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.

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 ...

This 20 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student where a dependant wife is entitled to compensation under the Trinidad and Tobago Criminal Injuries Compensation Act No 21 of 1999. The board to which the wife should submit an application has not yet been set up, despite years passing since the ...

Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1, 88 S.Ct. 1868, 20 L.Ed.2d 889, Argued in 1968. Primary arugemnt in this case concerns probable cause and search/seziure, 4th amendement issues, etc;

This 4-page paper focuses on the differences between the guilty, but mentally ill and not guilty by reason of insanity defenses. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

6 pages in length. In an industry famous for intimidation, paralegals represent the conduit between a wary and often legally unacquainted clientele base and the legal representatives who serve them. The extent to which paralegals have transformed an otherwise nerve-racking experience into one where clients are much more informed and at ease is ...

A 6 page book review that profiles Reiman's text The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison. The writer argues that the 2004 edition of Jeffrey Reiman's classic text shows that time has only validated the accusations that Reiman formulated against US jurisprudence in the original edition of his book in 1979. As ...

A 5 page paper discussing points of American Canoe Association v. Murphy Farms, No. 02-1501, 326 F.3d 505; 2003 U.S. App. LEXIS 7158; 56 ERC (BNA) 1545; 33 ELR 20175, 4thCir, (2003) as they relate to the Clean Water Act and to commercial swine production. The American Canoe Association, Professional Paddlesports Association and Conservation ...

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.

A 4 page paper which examines the small proportions of racial minorities in the U.S. legal and judicial profession, and considers whether or not eliminating the practice would equalize the scales of justice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Res Judicata

  • 5 page paper

5 pages in length. The writer defines and discusses the legal components of res judicata. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 17 page paper which considers the different interpretations of the structure and functions of the judiciary which have been developed over the years in Western culture, including the doctrine of natural law, legal positivism and the relationship between legislation and moral values. Bibliography lists 11 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 ...

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 ...

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