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  • Court Of Appeal Case
    970 words
    Most legal disputes involving state law are initially decided in the trial courts or by an administrative agency. But after such a decision, an individual may turn to the state's appeal courts if he or she believes a legal error occurred that harmed the case. In fact, thousands of cases are appealed every year. (1) They include criminal convictions as well as civil cases involving personal injury, contracts, employment, real estate, probate, divorce, child custody and many other issues. Whenever...
  • Texas V Johnson First Amendment
    734 words
    Texas vs. Johnson very controversial court case in American history was Texas vs. Johnson (1984). In 1984, a man named Gregory Lee Johnson followed a group of anti - Reagan protesters to oppose the American exploitation of third world countries. This act of rebellion resulted in the burning of the American flag. Out of a total of approximately one hundred demonstrators who were involved in this ordeal, Johnson was solely charged with a crime. Johnson was arrested under Texas law, which made the ...
  • Appeal Process
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    America is a place, where democracy is served to every U.S. citizen. The appeal process is one of the many examples that verify Americas democracy. The procedure of appealing is a very complex one; which concerns interpretation, circumstances, and morals / ethics of the one convicted. The appeal process is a very significant part of the justice system. It insures that a citizen receives a just decision. If the accused doesnt receive a fair trial, they have the security in knowing that they have ...
  • Automatic Seatbelts The Court Of Appeals
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    The State Farm case deals with the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration's (NHTSA) actions dealing with Standard 208. Secretary Brock Adams issued a new mandatory passive restraint regulation in the late 1970's, which included the phasing in of passive restraints in large cars by 1982 and all cars by 1984. Manufacturers had the choice of passive system to include either airbags or automatic seatbelts. the Court of Appeals upheld Modified Standard 208 as a rational, non arbitrary reg...
  • Decisions Of The High Court On Appeals
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    Most of the Court's work relates to the hearing of appeals against decisions of other courts. There is no automatic right to have an appeal heard by the High Court and parties who wish to appeal must persuade the Court in a preliminary hearing that there are special reasons to cause the appeal to be heard. Decisions of the High Court on appeals are final. There are no further appeals once a matter has been decided by the High Court, and the decision is binding on all other courts throughout Aust...
  • 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals
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    KYLLO, DANNY vs. UNITED STATES 99-8508 Appealed From: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (190 F. 3d 1041) Oral Argument: 2000 term (after Jan. 1, 2001) The main subject in the Kyllo case deals with the advance in modern technology and how it relates to constitutional law. The overall question in this case is whether or not the use of thermal imaging technology should be used as a tool for searching the home of a person. The argument by the appellant, Mr. Kyllo, uses the unreasonable search and seizure...
  • Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
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    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was born on March 11, 1936 in Trenton, New Jersey to a Sicilian immigrant father and an Italian-American mother and was raised in Queens. He attended Catholic schools in New York City as a child and teen. Scalia then attended Georgetown University, spending his junior year at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland, and graduated at the top of his class with an A.B. (Sorry, I dont know what that means) in 1957. He also attended Harvard, serving as the edito...

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