• Deadbeat Parents Child Support
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    Parents who do not pay their child support are deadbeat parents. This creates a hardship for the case managers in the child support office, the legal staff in preparing documents and court appearances, but most importantly, the children who are the recipients of the child support. Child support enforcement exists to help ensure that every child receives the support that is required by law. This process begins through court ordered divorce, paternity genetic testing, or application made directly ...
  • Dred Scott Decision Court Shows Case
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    The Dred Scott Case had a huge impact on the United States as it is today. The Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments have called it the worst Supreme Court decision ever rendered and was later overturned. The Dred Scott Decision was a key case regarding the issue of slavery; the case started as a slave seeking his rightful freedom and mushroomed into a whole lot more. 65 The reason why Dred Scott decided to pursue his freedom is unknown, but there are a couple theories. For example, it is believe...
  • Captain Edward J Smith Trial Case Jury
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    Creative Essay: Captain Edward J. Smith on Trail for Sinking of the Titanic The entire world is preoccupied with the fact that Captain Edward J. Smith is going to court in New York City. Captain Edward J. Smith is being accused of negligence in the sinking of the Titanic. At this trial there will be lots of media coverage. Most of the news stations across the world are preparing to film this case, so they can bring it right to you on your television screens at home. The word is going around tha...
  • Financial Disadvantage Case Money One
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    In a trial, rhetoric is an important part in the success or failure of a case. This is a double-edged sword; it can play out either good or bad. Rhetoric can be used to stress an important detail or idea, but it can also to derail the other side s case, or, just take them out mentally. Unfortunately for Jan, it didn t work to his advantage. Father s repeated objections caused Jan to lose track and to disturb him. This is not fair, nor right, but it is a part of the legal game that a lawyer must ...
  • Color Of Justice Parts Real Case
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    In the movie "Color of Justice" that we watched today in class, there were some parts of the movie that could happen in real life and some parts that are more likely only to be seen in movies. We use the term "reel vs. real" to describe the difference between these parts of the movie. "Color of Justice" did display some parts that we would classify as reel. In the beginning of the movie, when the first car is stolen, one of the four boys is carrying around a jimmy inside his jacket to break into...
  • Gibbons V Ogden American Commerce
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    After a four year hiatus in the Supreme Court docket, the court finally rule in 1824, the case of Gibbons v. Ogden, which eventually proclaimed the federally supremacy clause and the commerce clause, but it's impact of American commerce can still be felt today. The loose interpretation of the Constitution by Chief Justice Marshall had greatly infuriated and scared the Southerners because if the government could regulate interstate commerce, then it could one day regulate slavery; it's technicall...
  • The Mummy Case Of Paankhenamun
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    The work I chose to analyze was from a wall fragment from the tomb of Ameneemhet and wife Hemet called Mummy Case of Paankhenamun, found in the Art Institute of Chicago. The case of the Mummy Paankhenamun is one of the most exquisite pieces of art produced by the Egyptian people during the time before Christ. This coffin belonged to a man named Paankhenamun, which translates to "He Lives for Amun" (Hornblower & Spawforth 74). Paankhenamun was the doorkeeper of the temple of the god Amun, a posit...
  • Important Cases Of The Us Supreme Court
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    Important Cases of the US Supreme Court The United States Supreme Court has interpreted the constitutional guarantees contained in amendments to the constitution. Among these Guaranteed rights are the freedoms of religion, speech, and press, along with the right of protection against illegal search and seizure, equal protection under the law, and the right to counsel. These rights all contained in the first amendment to the constitution are arguably the most important rights guaranteed to citize...
  • Plessy Vs Ferguson Fourteenth Amendment
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    Plessy vs. Ferguson The case of Plessy vs. Ferguson started when a 30-year-old colored shoemaker named Homer Plessy was put in jail for sitting in the white car of the East Louisiana Railroad on June 7, 1892. Even though Plessy was only one-eighths black and seven-eighths white, he was considered black by Louisiana law. Plessy didn't like this idea, and so he went to court and argued in the case of Homer Adolph Plessy v. The State of Lousiana that the Separate Car Act, which forced segregation o...
  • Group Project Case Problem Problems
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    Dear Students, I was delighted to see the encouraging anticipation initiated by some of you toward your group project. Although I usually wait to discuss group projects until after the midterm, your willingness to push ahead with group work prompts me to engage in an early conversation with you on this subject. Because this week's lab has been cancelled, I hope you can use our regular class time next Wednesday for your group meeting and to get an early start on this project. I would like to focu...
  • Madison Vs Marbury Supreme Court
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    Between 1800 and 1835, the Supreme Court dealt with many cases of great importance to the United States of America. John Marshall served as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court during this time. The case of Marbury v. Madison, in 1803, was one of the most crucial court cases and decisions made in this time period. During the early 1800's, the Supreme Court had none of the power and authority that it holds today. Very few cases of importance had ever been brought into the Court, and the Court h...
  • South Carolina Case One Segregation
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    Legal Environment of Business "Separate but Equal" summary It is hard in this time and age to be able to imagine a world of segregation of a people or a color, but that it happened in the time of our fathers is more amazing. There were many factors that lent themselves to the Supreme Court case involving segregation. Probably one of the more key factors that aided NAACP, was the appointment of a new Chief Justice. He was the governor of California at the time and was appointed by Eisenhower, but...
  • Simple Justice Supreme Court
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    Racism is a long time issue which has been existing for more than a century. Cases have been taken to the courts in order to bring justice to the society against racism. Separate but equal is a legislature that was being put into the constitution in 1792. It disrupted the society due to how it (law) was interpreted by the people. Although the American law for equal rights has been written in the constitution since 1792, most people even the authoritative ones (i. e. ; judges) never put it in pr...
  • The Amistad Van Buren
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    What major conclusions can you derive in regard to the significance of the Amistad Case In 1839, in waters off the coast of Cuba, a group of forty-nine Africans ensnared in the Atlantic slave trade struck out for freedom. They had been captured, sold into slavery, carried across the ocean, sold again, and they were being transported on what was, for millions of Africans, the last leg of the slave trade when they found the chance to seize the initiative. One of them, a man the world would come to...
  • Dredd Scott Court Case Slavery
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    Dredd Scott America in 1857 was a nation on the brink. Relationship between the North and South had been strained for decades and was only getting worse. All tension had to do with the issues of slavery. In 1848 the U. S. had acquired new lands in the Mexican cession, and the debate was on. The question was whether or not the South should be allowed to spread slavery into the new states. This debate turned violent many times. The South threatened to secede from the Union if a candidate from the...
  • Supreme Court Abortion Decisions
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    Supreme Court Decisions That Greatly Impacted The Reproduction Rights Of Women When talking about Supreme Court decisions that have greatly impacted the lives of women it is very hard to settle on just five of the many cases that have been ruled in favor of the rights of women. When discussing the topic of reproductive freedom and The Supreme Courts rulings on these matters ten cases can and must be discussed in order to provide a total overview and timeline of these historic rulings. The Americ...
  • Lower Court Decision Case Courts
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    Judicial Precedent is a process whereby judges follow previously decided case where the facts are of sufficient similarity. This doctrine is based upon the Latin maxim "stare dec isis" (stand by the decided and do not unsettle the established). This means lower courts are bound to apply legal principles set down by superior courts in earlier cases. This is a term expressing the principle of 'binding precedent'. I. e. that is necessary to abide by former decisions. This provides consistency and ...
  • Litigation Process Trial Parties Case
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    Steps for a legal process To understand the operation of a legal process better, this article will brush on some steps of a legal litigation. It will allow you to grasp some legal terms and definitions used in litigations as well as briefly describe each step. Every case or claim begins with a complaint. The complaint is the key reason to why there are litigations in the first place. The Complaint After spending $150 in civil case fees, the Litigation process starts when the plaintiff files a co...
  • A Civil Action Book Report
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    A Civil Action, by Jonathan Harr, tells the complex story of a civil case in Woburn, Massachusetts. The events of the Woburn case touch on many problems in the tort law system. The author really brings the reader into the story… . you feel that you are there experiencing everything. And my personal favorite aspect is that it is a true story! I read the book long before the movie came out, but I have seen the movie as well. The book was much more intriguing and sentimental than the movie. ...
  • Gag Order Case Court Information
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    Gag Order – A judge's order prohibiting the attorneys and the parties to a pending lawsuit or criminal prosecution from talking to the media or the public about the case. The supposed intent is to prevent prejudice due to pre-trial publicity which would influence potential jurors. A gag order has the secondary purpose of preventing the lawyers from trying the case in the press and on television, and thus creating a public mood (which could get ugly) in favor of one party or the other. Base...