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  • Creation Of Community In Sander County
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    The Paradox of Community "One can see that insiders are caught in the paradox of community: The same cultural vocabulary that undermines community is simultaneously that community's idiom of self-affirmation" (Greenhouse, et al. 175). In Law and Community, David M. Engel explores how ordinary people in a small, rural, Illinois town perceive the law, courts, litigants, and community. By analyzing the legal practices and relations in Sander County, it is evident that law and the courts play a cent...
  • Parliament As The Representative Of His County
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    PARLIAMENT 1) THE ELECTORAL PROCESS: The basis of shire representation was, of course, the shire court. The shire court was almost a microcosm of parliament with the role of the king being taken by his servant the sheriff and the composition of the court consisting of all the freeholders of the county irrespective of their feudal status. In practice it seems that the magnates very soon ceased to attend the shire court in person, though they may well have sent stewards or representatives. From th...
  • Drug Court Program
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    Looking at the Law: Drug Courts With the Hon. Paul F. Chaiet The Drug Courts are new to the Monmouth county area but not new to the United States. The first Drug court was established in Miami, Florida in 1989. There is at least one Drug court in each of the 50 states. Camden, Essex, Passaic, Mercer and Union were the first five counties in the New Jersey to start the Drug courts in the states. The Hon. Paul Chaiet after being assistant persecutor for Monmouth County for 14 years, he was appoint...
  • County Election Officials
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    I AM NOT going to interfere with the U.S. Supreme Court, state Circuit Judge N. Sanders Sauls told lawyers from the bench Tuesday in Tallahassee. Sauls said he understood the time pressures behind Gore's request that county clerks or judges immediately get to work counting about 13,000 disputed ballots by hand in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. But he said he didn t believe a decision on whether there should be a hand recount at all was needed before Saturday, after election officials indica...
  • Allen County Poor Farm
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    The Allen County Poor Farm The Allen County Poor farm was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1936. During the New Deal era, seven agencies were involved with public works construction projects, the WPA being one of them. The general idea behind the Works Progress Administration was to put as many people to work as possible. The Allen County Poor Farm was publicly owned and it provided a useful service to the county. The house provided a much needed improvement to the old w...
  • Part Of The Jaybird Democratic Association
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    Terry vs. Adams (1953) A group of black Americans in Fort Bend County, Texas are suing the Jaybird Democratic Association. They are suing because blacks are not allowed to be a part of the Jaybird Democratic Association. The Jaybird Democratic Association was organized in 1889. The association indorsed the democratic primary for the county office. The organization does not allow blacks to be in it. The balloting is only open to the white public that is qualified to vote. The Negroes were granted...

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