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  • Money Amendment 33
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    Why Amendment 33 is a Great Idea These are a few reasons why amendment 33 is a great idea for the state of Colorado. This ballot proposal for 2003 will create 25 million dollars in benefits for tourism (the promotion of tourism is Colorado). Next, Colorado will get to keep 61% of the profits made from the video lottery terminals; currently other states casinos give them a 14% return (Confused). Third, this amendment will create jobs for our slumping economy. Last of all, we will be able to offer...
  • Eighth And Fourteenth Amendment Rights
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    Defendant Mumia Abu-Jamal Regarding the jury and Judge Sabo on behalf of the defendant Mumia Abu-Jamal, we would like to exploit the fact that his constitutional rights have been violated. Mumia Abu-Jamal is for certain victim of constitutional right violations in his trial, sentencing, and post-conviction proceedings. The citing of Constitutional amendments refers to rights based on these amendments as interpreted by the courts. The State manipulated two purported eyewitnesses to falsely identi...
  • Eighteenth Amendment And The Volstead Act
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    Prohibition One of the most controversial, the Eighteenth, and later, its repeal, the Twenty-First amendment, made a big impact on America, and their ideas are still talked about today. Prohibition has had many different view points from the beginning. Prohibition started long before the Eighteenth Amendment. Organizations against alcohol such as the Anti-Saloon League and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union were succeeding in enacting local prohibition laws, turning the campaign into a natio...
  • 1976 Runyan Vs McCrary Case
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    Standard Oil Case of 1911 Out of the cases decided by the Supreme Court I feel the most influential dealt with the issue of Civil Rights. Two cases in particular that dealt with the post Civil War use of the Thirteenth Amendment were Jones vs. Mayer, 1968 and Runyan vs. McCrary, 1976. Although the Thirteenth Amendment was added to the constitution in 1865 it was not fully put to use until one hundred years later. That is why I feel that the judgements made by the Supreme Court in these two cases...
  • Nature And Cause Of The Charges
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    The sixth amendment is that in all "criminal prosecutions, the accused have the right to a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime that have been committed, which district would have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation: to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defense". ...
  • Passing Of The Nineteenth Amendment Women
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    A Distance to Travel August 26, 1920. It was a day that to many was the It was perhaps one of the greatest victories of the century. Now as the polls open women and men stand next to each other and cast a vote which holds the same importance. The time and effort it took to get here shall be ingrained in every persons mind as they approach the poll booth. There was a struggle to over come and that struggle was won, in the end by forty-three words. The landmark acceptance of the Nineteenth Amendme...
  • National Minimum Drinking Age Act Of 1984
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    This book sucked, actually I didn't read it, it was to long and I had to little time. 456555555555555554 gfdgkldf; aslksdd; lf salf; dsl dlf; ksdfBack to essays. Home. Legislative Analysis for the National Minimum Drinking Age Act by Alex Koroknay - PaliczThe National Minimum Drinking Age Act is perhaps the law that has the most impact on the day-to-day lives of America's youth since it was signed into law on July 17, 1984. While the 21-year-old drinking age seems imbedded in American society, i...
  • Section 1 Of The 14th Amendment State
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    More often than not, most Americans look upon the constitution as the guiding light of our country. Recent events occurring in our national election no doubt prove that. There are many important amendments to our Constitution regarding our rights as citizens and the delegation of powers to branches and states. However, I believe that the 14th amendment is the most important to our constitution. When the 14th Amendment was ratified in 1868, it put a whole new spin on our Constitution, far surpass...
  • Freedom
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    Women have been fighting for their rights for everything from the freedom to own property to the freedom to vote. During the Seneca Falls Convention, Susan B. Anthony made a compelling speech that change many people's views, both male and female. They fought for well over a year to obtain the 18th Amendment which granted them the right to vote. Ever since then the world has been a better and more equal place. Before the 18th amendment was granted, women had to go through terrible injustices and ...
  • Does The 4th Amendment Protection
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    The need to govern people is not a new idea. Law has been around for thousands and thousands of years. There is detailed law of how we should act and behave that is written in the most common book in the world, the Bible. The Romans were successful in that they were one of the first to codify or write down their laws to make people aware and accountable for their actions. Punishments were attached to the crime to deter bad behavior. England mimicked the Roman system to a degree; the hierarchy be...

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