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  • Very Useful Definition Of Liberty
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    What is Liberty During the age of enlightenment many philosophes had different views on the definition of liberty. In the opinion of the philosophes, Voltaire, Smith, Montesquieu and Rousseau the four ideals were almost identical. Voltaire stated, Liberty is the life of the soul. Jean-Jacques Rousseau stated, Liberty is obedience to the law one has laid down for oneself. Adam Smith stated, Every man, as long as he does not violate the laws of justice, is left perfectly free to pursue his own int...
  • Local Law Schools
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    INTRODUCTION A lawyer is a man or woman trained to deal with legal problems of all kinds. Lawyers advise their clients as to their rights and responsibilities under the law. Lawyers protect the interest of their client by taking legal action when the person's life or property is threatened. They also defend their client when action is taken against him or her. Most judges are lawyers. To people lawyers appear to be a guide who can lead them through a strange land. Besides training, lawyers have ...
  • Mr Burke
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    No degree of persecution complex on the part of the Northern Territory Chief Minister, Mr. Denis Burke, can change the fact that the death of a 15-year old Aboriginal, Johnno Warramarrba, is a result of the territory's draconian sentencing laws. People will rub their hands with glee and say Burke's got blood on his hands because of mandatory sentencing, Mr. Burke said. It was the lowest of the low to suggest that Mr. Warramarrba had died because of mandatory sentencing, he complained. Mr. Burke ...
  • March L 998 Two People
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    A. In l 935 in Britain, in l 938 in the U S A, and in l 980 in Canada. The British and America groups were very small and insignificant for the next two decades. Q. When did the movement start to become bigger and more vocal? A. After the hugely-publicized Karen Ann Quinlan 'right to die' case in New Jersey in l 976 revealed to the public the extent of modern medical technology to extend life indefinitely in a persistent vegetative state. In l 980 Derek Humphry founded the Hemlock Society to cam...
  • Suppressive Law States
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    Governement's Bureaucratic Half-Witted Laws Todays big government is a typical display of bureaucracy in its most creative state. Due to the enormous bureaucracy within today's state governments, many laws have been passed through legislation that really didn't need to be passed. These laws are a display of the way government likes to show power over the people using legal suppression. Governments have created laws governing almost anything that the people do as an act of blatant suppression, ev...
  • Prohibition Law
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    Prohibition and the Roaring Twenties The Roaring Twenties can be described as a period of American history during which people crossed the line, smashed tradition, and broke boundaries. A brand new culture was created during this period, with jazz, money, the flapper, gangster wars, loose morals, speakeasies, and last but not least, an abundance of liquor. The decade was also called the New Era, the New Freedom, the Jazz Age, the Golden Era, the Lawless Decade, or the Dry Decade. The last title ...
  • Law School And Lawyer Career
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    Loving to argue, speak, and to persuade / convince, I have chosen to research the career of a lawyer. I have always been intrigued by the audacity and wit that lawyers have naturally. I will explain the steps in order to be on the right path in order to become a lawyer. While attaining a degree in your undergraduate studies, you must select a major that will be of some assistance and relevance to your particular law career. For example, if you want to be a corporate lawyer, you should major in b...
  • Squares With The Moral Law
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    This time he uses religious leaders such as St Augustine, St Thomas Aquinas, Martin Buber and Paul Tillich as examples to get his idea across. He says that a just law is a man made code that squares with the moral law or the law of God. An unjust law is a code that is out of harmony with the moral law. He then uses Adolph Hitler to show that even though he committed heinous things, they were not against the law and everything the Hungarian freedom fighters did was against the law. He wants them ...
  • John Proctors And Henry David Thoreaus
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    Jail-Birds What would happen if a citizen of a community decided he or she would interpret the law in his or her own way, disregarding the existing law all together Would society be completely corrupted, destroyed It is people who voice their opinions that would be labeled as society destroyers. Those who supported the status quo would view the independent thinkers as a threat and would create laws in an attempt to control them. The result would cause the two sides to continuously try to defeat ...
  • Miserable And Dishonor Life Socrates Believes
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    Law is the most important thing in all over the world to keep the criminality away from each country. The law in every country is very similar except if we take out some cases in Houston Texas and M idol East that some criminals were executed. There are a lot of cases that a bad crime perpetrated without the criminal that perpetrate the crime to get arrest. Because of that, police because of their bad background arrested many innocent and criminal people. This people would do everything they can...
  • Case Of The Seatbelt Law The People
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    The Seatbelt Law A paternalistic law is an interference with a person's liberty for that person's own good. An example of a paternalistic law is the law that says: all people must were seatbelts when riding in the front seat of a car. According to John Stuart Mill in his essay On Liberty a problem occurs when the government enforces paternalism. This form of paternalism is called legal paternalism. If legal paternalism is present in a society then that society might end up with a controlling maj...
  • Tax Law In Order
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    "While every law restricts individual freedom to some extent by altering the means which people may use in the pursuit of their aims. Within the known rules of the game the individual is free to pursue his personal ends and desires, certain that the powers of government will not be used deliberately to frustrate his efforts". - Friedrich Hayek What is law Webster says that is, The collective organization of the individual right to lawful defense (Law). Each of us has a natural right to defend ou...
  • Road Laws
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    Try to imagine our society without any laws? Just stepping outside your door would expose you to a large range of potential dangers. Without any laws keeping out theft, any would-be criminal could try to assault you. Worse still, strangers could try to attack or injure you physically and mentally. The world is already in so much dilemma and sorrow, if we didn't have laws in Australia, our country dubbed as the 'lucky country' would be uncivilized. The reasons we have law is to provide safety for...

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