Legal Issues Essays and Term Papers
The Death Penalty For Justice And SafetyJonathan was just 13. The pictures of him show a freckle-faced, eager scamp, maybe getting new sneakers for Christmas, rushing to grow up, hungry for life, hungry to get on with things. I imagine he was the kind of kid who’d pull a prank and then run for it, or skateboard until he was ...
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Capital Punishment And The Death Penaltyare very controversial issues
concerning modern times. Many people have different opinions about how a
criminal should be disciplined in the court of law, but there is no one right or
correct answer. Although, 80% of Americans are for the death penalty.
Presently, thirty-eight states have the ...
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Legalization Of MarijuanaThe as a prescription drug should be allowed.
Medical research shows that marijuana has therapeutic value in patients with
various types of cancers, some neurological disorders, and AIDS patients. The
marijuana eases some of the effects of chemotherapy such as nausea and dizziness.
It also ...
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Robert Mapplethorpe And Obscenity ChargesRobert Mapplethorpe began taking photographs in 1970 with a Polaroid camera given to him by a friend. Nearly twenty years later, when Mapplethorpe died at the age of forty-two, he was considered one of the most important photographers of his time. His elegant and sometimes shocking nudes, the ...
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Marijuana Should Be Legal For Medicinal Reasons OnlyWhen people think of medicine, they generally don’t consider "The Gateway Drug", as marijuana is occasionally called, as their ordinary prescription. Most think of antibiotics, aspirins, or over the counter pills; it’s presumable that marijuana wasn’t the first thought in the majority of ...
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Legalization Of MarijuanaWhat Is Marijuana
Marijuana, a drug obtained from dried and crumpled parts of the
ubiquitous hemp plant Canabis sativa (or Cannabis indica). Smoked by
rolling in tobacco paper or placing in a pipe. It is also otherwise
consumed worldwide by an estimated 200,000,000 persons for pleasure, ...
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The Threat Of DeathAs the war on crime continues, two truths hold steady: eliminating all
crime is impossible, and controlling it is a must. The main weapon used to
control crime in this war is deterrence. The government's deterrent for
committing murder is the death penalty. The fear of death will not deter ...
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Drug Abuse: People Abused Vs. Drugs AbusedDrug abuse most often refers to the use of drugs with such
frequency that it causes physical or mental harm to the user and impairs
social functioning, according to the definition stated in "Software
Toolworks Encyclopedia". This term also refers to the use of a drug
prohibited by the law, ...
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Why The Legal Driving Age Should Be Raised"I wonder where John is?" Sandra Tucker thought, checking her watch. It was nearly 6 p.m., time for John to be home for supper. But her son never made it to the table. Driving home from his after-school job in Hartwell, Georgia, 16-year-old John had been having a little fun with a teenager in ...
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Capital Punishment: Deters Murder, And Is Just RetributionCapital punishment, is the execution of criminals by the state, for
committing crimes, regarded so heinous, that this is the only acceptable
punishment. Capital punishment does not only lower the murder rate, but
it's value as retribution alone is a good reason for handing out death
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Medicalizing DrugsWhen reading these articles about the legalization of heroin or any other drug, I immediately began to think about our countries now famous welfare system. Welfare I believe began sometime back in the 1960's, by a group of politicians, which were concerned with helping individuals who were unable ...
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WhistleblowingKennesaw State University
PAD 640-Ethical Management in Public Service
2.. WHISTLEBLOWING, DEFINED
3.. FEDERAL& STATE WHISTLEBLOWING PROTECTION LAWS
6. SLECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Whistleblowing was a very ...
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Senseless LawsuitsI am pursuing my bachelor’s degree in pre-law and then will be attending law school to continue my quest towards a law degree leading me to a lustrous career as an attorney. The one thing I will not do as a lawyer is take on cases that are senseless. In the 90's there has been a tremendous ...
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Why Gun Control Is NeededThe year was 1787, and Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, Alexander
Hamilton, and George Washington were signing their names to a document that
stated, "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a
free-state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be
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Capital Punishment And IssuesCapital Punishment, legal infliction of the death penalty; in modern law, corporal punishment in its most severe form. Lynching, in contrast to capital punishment, is the unauthorized, illegal use of death as a punishment. The usual alternative to the death penalty is long-term or life ...
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Electrocution Is The Only WayRegardless of how barbaric it may be, the electric chair should remain the source of execution used by the state of Florida. It has served as a valid execution tool for the last seventy-five years and there is no reason why it should not continue to do so. In the editorial, “New ‘Old Sparky’ ...
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Psilocybin Mushrooms As HallucinogensPsilocybin Mushrooms are an example of a hallucinogen. They were
originally used during religious ceremonies of ancient indian tribes. This
was done to expand their minds. Today, you could say that mushrooms are
used to expand people's minds, but definitely in a different way. There
are many ...
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LSD And PCP UseToday there is increasing usage of two very powerful, and dangerous
drugs in the youth of this Nation. LSD is one of these drugs, this
hallucinogen more commonly known as Acid and is one of the longest lasting highs
that are out there. LSD was first researched in 1953 when the ...
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Crime And The Death PenaltyWhat is our world coming to? Four rapes, seven-teen robberies,
forty-five aggravated assaults, 163 burglaries, 434 larceny-thefts,
eighty-eight auto thefts, and four arsons all in one New Jersey day-- a
period of twenty-four hours.
The word crime is not an unfamiliar word to any of us. We read ...
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Firearms; Vital Tools For Self Defense Or Deadly Killers??
There are presently in excess of 200 million guns in the United States,
according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Each year this number
grows by 4 to 5 million. There are 60 to 65 million legal owners of one or more
guns.1 There is a firearm on the premises of more ...
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U.S. Scourge Spreads South Of The BorderA Written Final Project
Professor Larry Herzog
San Diego State University
The U.S. Mexico International Border
In a recent newspaper article written in the San Diego Union Tribune
called “U.S. Scourge Spreads South.” A very disturbing fact was ...
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Capital Punishment: AgainstThe use of capital punishment has been a permanent fixture in society since
the earliest civilizations and continues to be used as a form of punishment in
countries today. It has been used for various crimes ranging from the desertion
of soldiers during wartime to the more heinous crimes of ...
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How Decriminalisation Could Solve The Drugs ProblemThis week saw both Tony Blair and his Scottish counterpart Donald Dewar embroil themselves more deeply than ever in a fight that they can never win – the war on drugs. In today’s relatively peaceful and prosperous society, drugs are believed by many to be the epitome of evil. They are the ...
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Capital Punishmentis the legal infliction of the death penalty. It is carried out in the United States in the following harsh ways: electrocution, hanging, firing squad, lethal injection, and the gas chamber. is wrong and must be abolished because it is ineffective, used unfairly, and with instated more and ...
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Violence Against Women ActThe creates a right to be "free
from crimes of violence" that are gender motivated. It also gives a
private civil right of action to the victims of these crimes. The
Senate report attached to the act states that "Gender based crimes and
fear of gender based ...
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