• Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas
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    After both reading and watching Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson, I have come to realize that the story follows the mythic journey. The mythic journey is the basis for nearly every story ever told. The mythic or heroes journey usually begins in the heros ordinary world. Next comes the call to adventure. The third step is when the hero refuses the call to adventure. Before leaving to go on a journey the hero meets with a mentor. Now the hero must cross the first threshold, th...
  • Department Of Justice Attorney General
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    Department of Justice It is the executive department of the United States federal government, created by Congress in 1870 to assume the functions performed until then by the Office of the Attorney General. The department is headed by the attorney general, which is appointed by the president with the approval of the Senate. The Attorney General is Janet Reno she receives 181, 500 a year. The functions of the department include providing means for the enforcement of federal laws and investigating ...
  • Trial By Plea Bargain
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    Criminal Justice Trial by Plea Bargain After I finished this short reading, it dramatically helped my understanding with how cases are dealt with by plea-bargaining. Plea-bargaining is first a verbal agreement made usually between the defense attorney, who is representing the defendant, and the district attorney. There are many different instances in which could occur. Plea-bargaining is the most common of settlements in the court system today. This helps cases move quickly and increases the jud...
  • Plea Bargaining Criminal Justice Bargain
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    Plea bargaining When dealing with the Criminal Justice system plea bargaining is something that is a common occurrence. When some type of a negotiation between the prosecutor and the defense attorney takes place and there is no trial, this would be considered a plea bargain. (Criminal Justice, Pg. 454) Although the defendant does loose some of his constitution rights by accepting it, he does have some benefits. Plea bargains usually have some kind of reduction of the conviction or the sentencin...
  • Morrison V Olsen Attorney General
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    Zach Bastian Ad. Law 02/12/02 Morrison v. Olson Facts: The Ethics in Government Act created the position of independent counsel to investigate certain high officials of the federal government. When matters arise which may warrant such counsel, the Attorney General of the United States may investigate the allegations. If he finds reason, he may instruct the Special District Court to appoint an independent counsel. This individual may be removed only by the Attorney General upon? good cause? and t...
  • Power Of Attorney Principal Transactions Third
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    POWER OF ATTORNEY Notice: The powers granted by this document are broad and sweeping. They are not defined in te Colorado Statutes, Sections 15-1-101 to 15-1-1202, inclusive, of the General Statutes, which expressly permits the use of any other or different form of power of attorney desired by the parties concerned. Know All Men By These Presents, which are intended to constitute an IRREVOCABLE GENERAL POWER OF ATTORNEY pursuant to Colorado Statutes: That I do hereby appoint Piotr Bieniek my att...
  • John Walker Ashcroft Taleban Charges
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    John Walker Lindh, the American accused of fighting alongside the Taleban, has been formally indicted on 10 charges of conspiring to kill fellow Americans. The US is a country of laws, not of men... Walker Lindh only recognised the law of brute force US Attorney General John Ashcroft The indictment, which was handed down by a grand jury in eastern Virginia, formalised the six charges filed against him last month and added four more. The 10-count charge sheet represents the next step in the case ...
  • David Souter Attorney General
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    Birth, Residence, and Family Born September 17, 1939 in Melrose, Massachusetts, son of Joseph Alexander and Helen Adams Hackett Souter. Education Harvard College, A. B. 1961, Phi Beta Kappa, selected Rhodes Scholar; Magdalen College, Oxford, 1963, A. B. in Jurisprudence 1989, M. A. 1989; Harvard Law School, LL. B. 1966. Law Practice Associate, Orr and Reno, Concord, NH, 1966-1968. Government Service Assistant Attorney General of New Hampshire, 1968-1971; Deputy Attorney General of New Hampshir...
  • Attorney General Ashcroft John Act
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    These two articles, one, an address by Attorney General John Ashcroft to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, and the other, an article written by David Cole that appeared on the Amnesty International web site, deal with the ethics and Constitutionality of the United Stated Patriot Act. David Cole, a professor at Georgetown University Law Center, argues that the Patriot Act violates citizen's civil rights and unfairly imprisons innocent individuals. Attorney General John Ashcroft counters that...
  • Patent Attorneys Attorney Property Industrial
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    iiABSTRACTToday, everything in the World addicted to technology and every technology is based on Research and Development. A country is powerful if it is powerful in technological advances, which means whoever leads the technology, leads the world. But countries must protect their technologies, as well as their unique brands, to lead or to profit because R&D expenses are very huge. To get this protection, patents are used and to organize the patent procedures "Patent Attorneys" are very crucial....
  • Johnny Cochran Trial Law
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    Johnnie Cochran was born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1937. He received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of California at Los Angeles. Mr. Cochran graduated from the Loyola University School of Law in 1962. In 1963, he began his legal career in Los Angeles, California as a Deputy City Attorney for the city's criminal division. He remained in that position for three years before co-founding Cochran, Atkins and Evans. The firm practiced civil and criminal cases....
  • Case Study Moral Agent
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    Philosophy 324 Case 9 Is a good lawyer just considered good if they keep their confidences with their clients and win their cases? Or is their more to a good lawyer? I think there should be much more. Lawyers should be obligated to doing the morally right action even if it means losing the case. This is what the moral agent concept suggests. Considering this concept, we may no longer believe that a good lawyer is simply an effective legal advocate. Rather, a good attorney should be effective mor...
  • Miranda V Arizona Law Enforcement
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    Miranda vs. Arizona was a case that considered the rights of the defendants in criminal cases in regards to the power of the government. Individual rights did not change with the Miranda decision, however it created new constitutional guidelines for law enforcement, attorneys, and the courts. The guidelines ensure that the individual rights of the fifth, sixth and the fourteenth amendment are protected. This decision requires that unless a suspect in custody has been informed of his constitution...
  • Defense Attorney Civil Attorneys Law
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    In order to understand the duties and relevance of civil attorneys, district attorneys, and defense attorneys, one must first examine the elements of both criminal law and civil law, as well as understand what the judicial system is comprised of and how the courts work. The definition of the word "judicial" includes the following: 1. Of or relating to the administration of justice. 2. Of or relating to judgement in a court of law or to a judge exercising this function. 3. Incline to pass judgem...
  • Privileged Information Attorney Resolution Security
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    Because disclosing privileged information in the name of so called "truth seeking" will not only impair the justice achieved by our judicial system, but also potentially put thousands of lives at risk I must negate the resolution as presented by the affirmative. My value for this debate will be that of Security. This includes the safety and protection of all citizens and military personnel. My value criterion is that of teleology. This is to say that the end results are what matter, not intentio...
  • Kobe Bryant Newport Beach
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    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Basketball star Kobe Bryant (news) made an unexplained call to 911 emergency services from his California home just hours after returning from Colorado, where a 19-year-old woman had accused him of rape, authorities said on Friday. Reuters Photo AP Photo Slideshow: NBA Star Kobe Bryant Paramedics responding to Bryant's home in Newport Beach in the early morning hours of July 3 treated a woman suffering from an undisclosed ailment, a spokeswoman for the Newport Beach Fire ...