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  • Every Court Case The Presiding Judge
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    This essay outlines the way in which courts use the system of precedent in deciding cases. Different methods of law-making will be identified, and the authority of judges to make laws will be described. It will state the operation of doctrine of precedent, including binding and persuasive precedent, as well as ratio decidendi and obiter dicta. Explained also, is the problems encountered with the doctrine of precedent and the methods available to overcome precedent. Case law is made by the judges...
  • Clytaemnestra's Actions Wrong And Orestes
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    Justice in Orestes Aeschylus is primarily concerned with the nature of justice. In the trilogy TheOresteia, the Akha ians evolve from an older, more primitive autocratic form of justice, to a new concept of civil justice devised by Athena. He confronts the contrast between the old and new orders, the lives of the members of the House of Atreus, and the serious moral questions that Orestes' crime presents. The case against Orestes is strong. The son admits to striking down his mother, in violatio...
  • Decision Between Good And Evil
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    Comparing The Good And The Lesser Good, Based On A Statement By Barbara Harrison Barbara Harrison once said, The toughest choices in life are not those between good and evil, but those between the good and the lesser good. She makes a good point given that those are the only types of choices that we must make. Sadly, there is a third type of decision that we fear the most, the decisions between the bad and the lesser bad. Distinguishing the lesser of two evils is far more difficult than identify...
  • Country Like Few Other Court Cases
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    Brown vs. Board of Education Through out history there have been many pivotal court cases that have forever altered towns, states, and even some that have altered the history of countries. Amongst these cases which have altered the history of countries Brown vs. Board of Education stands. Like anything pivotal there are many elements involved within the issue, background, and the impact of the decision. In Brown vs. Board of Education there are three main points involved which made it so pivotal...
  • Your Decision
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    Ladies and gentlemen you have all charged upon me accusations of witchcraft. You " ve had your depositions and wronged my ears with false testimony and so called spectral evidence. All that is charged against me I can not defend, after all am I to conjure my defense out of the same thin air as my accusers gathered their case. I'm a simple person in this city on high, where I'm shunned from your church and your company. Even if by chance I can convince you of my innocence I will never measure up ...
  • Name Of A School Mascot
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    In these types of cases where there is a dispute over Native American mascots, there are pros and cons on both sides. On the one hand, there is much pride in a schools mascot. It symbolizes the pride in the school and promotes the spirit of the crowd. Fans and students of the school look at those mascots and feel a rush of school spirit that only the mascot can bring out. Even long after they graduate, they will look back on their school days and see themselves as that mascot. As I look back at ...
  • Back On Tom
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    Now that I am looking back on Tom Robinson's court case, I have seen what my decision has done to my family and I have heard what my friends and neighbors have to say about the ordeal. If I could go back in time, I would still make the decision to defend Tom Robinson. This decision is backed by many reasons of logic and my morals. Many decisions people make are decided on what suits themselves, they do not think of other people and how it may affect them or show them what is right and what is wr...
  • Credibility Of The Plaintiff's Attorney
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    The Decision to Litigate. The in-class video and lecture identified a number of factors that should be considered when making this decision. They include 1.) Trials are expensive and lengthy. Someone has to pay the costs. 2.) What is the like hood of recovery? 3.) Are the defendants able to satisfy the judgement? 4.) Will a suit impact the relationship between the defendant (s) and 5.) Will harmful publicity or loss of goodwill result? In the movie, the decision to go to trial was based on the a...
  • Week Four Critical Thinking Case Study
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    Critical Thinking and Computer Logic CSS 330 COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides students opportunities for analysis, synthesis, prescription, and application of critical thinking and decision making within the organization. Emphasis is placed on preparing managers who can deal clearly, rationally, and creatively with a diverse workforce and dynamic workplace. This course equips students with concrete skills in critical thinking and decision making that will allow them to identify and solve ...
  • Ms A And Her Husband
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    Case Study: Moral Issues People are faced with difficult decisions that affect their lives on a daily basis. Thinking these decisions through and taking full consideration off all aspects should be taken at all times. In the case study, a certain Ms. A, has been diagnosed with carcinoma of the cervix. She has been told that the disease is treatable by performing a hysterectomy, however, the thought of this makes her apprehensive. Consequently, her doctor is now faced with a dilemma, if he tells ...
  • Eyes Of The Jury
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    Will Hemsley If you are the defendant, make no mistake that your so called jury of peers has made their decision within seconds of laying eyes on you, maybe not your final verdict, but the verdict they want to give you. Forget any technical information you might have heard. It is all simple human nature, as a species we are notorious for jumping to conclusions. Our skin color, clothing we wear, tattoos, piercings and hair styles all contribute. Look back to the fifties when a black man could not...
  • Case Craig
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    While reading this case I couldnt believe how similar Craigs problem was to my own from couple years ago. I tried to recall all the facts from my own experience and compare them to Craigs. Even though I never had a steady job and I worked only couple of summers, I am pretty sure that many people had experience like this at one point in their careers. Every person in the world is different, and I believe that each person would behave differently in this case. To be fair maybe the outcome would be...
  • Natural Use Of Their Land
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    The principle reasons for the existence for the doctrine of precedent is to create continuity, fairness and certainty in decision. However, one would be forgiven for believing that because of this principle of stare decisis, the law is rigid and unchanging. There exist intrinsic 'fail-safes' to ensure a natural evolution of law in reaction to the development of society. Firstly, precedents set by courts may actually be contradicted or overruled by a superior court. For example a decision made by...

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